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Doctor discovers 100 bubble tea pearls in girl’s abdomen during CT scan: report

Most things are better in moderation — and that apparently includes bubble tea. A 14-year-old girl from the Zhejiang province in China was reportedly hospitalized in late May after she suffered from constipation for five days, Asia One reported. The culprit: tapioca “pearls” often found at the bottom of the popular drink. FLORIDA WILDLIFE OFFICER… Read More »

Wiring diagram of the brain provides a clearer picture of brain scan data

Already affecting more than five million Americans older than 65, Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise and expected to impact more than 13 million people by 2050. Over the last three decades, researchers have relied on neuroimaging — brain scans such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or positron emission tomography (PET) — to study Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Blood scan 'predicts dementia a decade early'

Stock Photo: PA Blood scan ‘predicts dementia a decade early’ Independent.ie A five-minute scan of blood vessels in the neck during mid-life could become part of future dementia screening, researchers have suggested. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/mental-health/blood-scan-predicts-dementia-a-decade-early-37517394.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article37516993.ece/53184/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews_P-facfc95c-73fe-485d-a04a-225ca6182235_I1.jpg Email A five-minute scan of blood vessels in the neck during mid-life could become part of future dementia screening, researchers have… Read More »