Old age, accidents and certain diseases can all affect your bones, but researchers have now developed a laser that could help to spot osteoporosis.
The laser analyses tissue within the body painlessly and could replace the need for X-rays.
If the laser is commissioned, it would mean faster and cheaper ways of discovering whether a patient is at risk of fractures and how well therapy is working for them.
It could also find use in detecting breast cancer and heights of cholesterol.
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