Japanese emperor Naruhito to take MRI test in November

TOKYO, Oct 04 (AFP) - Japan's Emperor Naruhito, 62, will have an MRI scan of his prostate after doctors detected "somewhat concerning indications" in health exams, the palace said on Monday.

The one-day medical procedure is expected to take place in early November, a spokeswoman at the Imperial Household Agency said.

The agency declined to elaborate further, but local media said the royal's blood test results had prompted medics to schedule further checks. ...continue reading

Oct 04 (ANNnewsCH) - 宮内庁は3日、天皇陛下について、血液検査の結果、前立腺に「やや懸念される傾向がある」と発表しました。疾患がないか調べるため、陛下は、来月上旬、日帰りでMRI検査を受けられるということです。  ...continue reading