05/16/2012 03:37 pm ET Updated Jul 16, 2012

Happy Colonoscopy! Laxative-Free Test May Be As Effective

Colonoscopies could be made a bit more comfortable for people if they involved lying in a CT scanner, rather than being probed with an endoscope, and at the same time didn't require drinking upward of a gallon of laxative fluid beforehand — current requirements that most consider unpleasant.

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