Friday, 19 Feb, 2010 Health & Fitness
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Latest Invention in Medicine: Mini Ultrasound for Pain Relief

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The miniature ultrasound device can soon be available to everyone suffering from arthritis or other pain.

The novel device was created by George K. Lewis, the Cornell biomedical engineering graduate student, and is claimed to be the world's smallest ultrasound device. The device sends low-intensity ultrasound to the skin, which relives pain and may also be used to deliver various drugs.

The mini ultrasound goes on the first clinical trial and may soon hit the markets.

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