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‘The older you are, the worse the hospital is for you’

Experts told CNN that the unique needs of older patients are not a priority for most hospitals. Many elderly patients experience significant mental and/or physical deterioration while they’re in the hospital, even if they recover from the original injury or … Continue reading

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X-ray images of ancient ‘Bisti Beast’ dinosaur skull reveal how ‘bone crushing adaptations’ arose in the T. rex family

Researchers have imaged a 74-million-year-old dinosaur skull in the highest-resolution scan of a tyrannosaur skull ever done. The skull belonged to a ‘Bisti Beast,’ a relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex with big-headed, bone-crushing adaptations. The scan revealed un-erupted teeth, the … Continue reading

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Usain Bolt posts X-ray of torn hamstring

Last week, the king of sprinting fell to the track during his final race at the World Athletics Championships. On Twitter, Bolt explained the extent of his injury. He said: “Sadly I have a tear of the proximal myotendineous junction … Continue reading

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Pro surfer Kelly Slater shares X-ray of gruesome foot injury on Instagram

And again we say…hooray for x-rays! Last month, 11-time World Surf League champion Kelly Slater was forced to call his run at Jeffreys Bay short Monday after suffering a devastating broken foot. Later that day, Slater showed his impressive break … Continue reading

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Cubs Champion Kris Bryant Escapes Serious Finger Injury

Reigning National League MVP Kris Bryant certainly scared the Cubs organization when he had to leave Wednesday’s game after jamming his finger on the foot of the Braves’ third baseman sliding head-first. Thanks to x-rays, Bryant was quickly diagnosed with … Continue reading

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X-Ray Reveals What Doctor’s Couldn’t See

A 23-year-old woman was admitted to hospital complaining of an ‘uncomfortable sensation’ in her throat the other day. Doctors were originally left stumped by the woman’s symptoms, as she was able to breath normally and there were no signs that … Continue reading

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Sinus X-rays reveal age of children

Anthropologists, pathologists and other scientists may soon have a new tool to work with when it comes to determining the age of deceased children based on their skeletal remains. Researchers in North Carolina have discovered that the frontal sinus of … Continue reading

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