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Sixty seconds on . . . full body scans

BMJ 2023; 382 doi: (Published 14 August 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;382:p1868
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

What’s this about?

Celebrities, including Kim Kardashian1 and Paris Hilton,2 have been promoting scans offered by the US firm Prenuvo.3

What kind of scans?

Well, on her Instagram post, Kardashian wrote, “The Prenuvo full body scan has the ability to detect cancer and diseases such as aneurysms in its earliest stages, before symptoms arise. It was like getting a (sic) MRI for an hour with no radiation.”

But an MRI doesn’t have radiation?

No, it doesn’t. Also, according to …

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