Archives for April 2016

The Surgery-Free Operating Room Of Tomorrow Is Here

In March, 200 participants in the 16th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound in Tel Aviv saw a livestreamed medical procedure to cure a woman’s essential tremor without incisions or anesthesia. Neurology and radiology experts at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa used the Exablate Neuro system developed in Israel by Insightec.  Guided by magnetic resonance (MR) … [Read more...]

New Therapy For Prostate Cancer Coming Soon

Already on the market in Mexico, the novel light-activated drug is being tested on other types of cancer and may soon get approval in Europe. Tookad Soluble, a novel drug for prostate-cancer therapy delivered via injection and activated by laser light, was approved by Mexico’s health authority for early-stage prostate cancer earlier this year  and now is undergoing … [Read more...]