The lack of contrast dyes for images delays testing for diseases

Doctors can’t pinpoint what’s wrong with Michael Quintos. Mr. Quintos, 53, a Chicago resident, has constant stomach pain. He was hospitalized and his doctors tried everything, including antibiotics, antacids, even removing the appendix. “I’m still not feeling well,” Quintos said. His doctors recommend using a CT scan with contrast, imaging that relies on a special […]

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Internet drama in Canada. (Truly.)

Let’s talk about internet politics! In Canada! Eh! I’m serious that there are useful lessons from a saga about home internet service in Canada. What was a promising, if flawed, system that increased choices and improved Internet service for Canadians is bound to collapse. Except for a last minute government intervention Today or Friday, many […]

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SA manufacturing inflation hits record 13%

South African producer inflation rose to a record high in April, beating analysts’ forecasts, which is likely to tighten further manufacturing mood. Prices of final artifacts rose 13.1%, from 11.9% in March, according to data from Statistics South Africa. This is the highest rate since early 2013, when the statistical office split its producer price […]

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