vessels

Innovation Award: Bubbles help visualize the blood vessels of tumors

The work of the laureates allows, with conventional systems, to generate images of the blood vessels in the tumors beyond the resolution diffraction limit by means of a new type of evaluation of the enhanced contrast ultrasound images. This facilitates the distinction between different types of tumors and helps to quickly determine the effectiveness of …

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New therapeutic approach supports repair of blood vessels after a stroke

Every year, around 16,000 people in Switzerland suffer from a stroke, or 15 million worldwide. Two-thirds of those affected die or need ongoing care, with the brain having limited ability to regenerate damaged tissue or neural circuits. Drug-friendly treatment options that reduce stroke-related damage are currently rare and are under intensive research. The signal molecule …

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