As you get older, colonoscopies become an important part of maintaining your health, allowing doctors to spot potentially fatal diseases like colon cancer before they progress too far. So medical researchers are hoping to make the procedure safer, and slightly less invasive, using a tiny capsule that’s remotely…
GoPro is the go anywhere, do anything camera that's the go-to solution for athletes to capture that perfect wave or that harrowing 1080, but last night SNL dreamed up another addition to the GoPro family specifically for detecting colon cancer: the GoProbe.
Few people, if any, look forward to colonoscopies. They're annoying to prepare for. (Liquid diet? No thank you.) They're invasive. (It's a camera. In your butt.) They're scary. (Even if it's just a routine screening, there's always a chance your doctor will find something up there that requires medical attention.) …
What would you do if you were caught stealing a diamond? Drop it? Hide it? Swallow it? That's what this diamond thief did. And when he got caught, the police waited for the diamond to come out, em, naturally. But it wasn't coming out!
When a 52-year-old woman went to get her colon checked out, she was glad to hear that there was no signs of cancer. But it wasn't all good news! Why? Because doctors somehow found a cockroach jammed in her transverse colon.
The invendoscope SC-40 is a colonoscope that uses an inverted sleeve technology which makes it "grow just below the deflection, when advancing, and to shrink, when retreating." Result? Less force on the colon wall making for "minimal" discomfort. Uh huh.