A noninvasive way to measure pressure in the brain.

MIT researchers team up with Boston Medical Center and Philips to test a noninvasive way to measure intracranial pressure. Current methods to check for increased pressure in a patient’s brain are invasive. One widely used technique is to drill a hole in the skull to insert a catheter or sensor into the brain tissue. Because of the risk of brain injury and infection, doctors typically only measure intracranial pressure or ICP when a patient is very sick, even though knowledge of this pressure cou...
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The Assisi Loop: Non-invasive pain relief treatment for pets

The Assisi Loop provides non-invasive pain relief therapy for pets, an alternative to conventional drug-based treatments. Assisi Animal Health is a science-based company specializing in offering clinical therapeutic solutions to veterinarians or by veterinary prescription to pet owners. As of today, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the primary therapy mode for treating pain in animals. Yet they account for the largest number of adverse drug reactions as reported to the FDA. To add...
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