- male female MTBI comparison

Women with concussions, or mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), may have more impairment in working memory processes than men with MTBI, according to a study published online April 28 in Radiology.

 - No radiation

The use of myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) has spiked over the past four decades and along with it individual patient dose. A comprehensive effort to reduce that dose could reduce unnecessary procedures and reduce the risk of downstream cancers, according to a meta-analysis published in the April issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

 - brain road map

The specific class of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) used in prior contrast-enhanced MRI is a determining factor in whether patients exhibit heightened signal intensity on unenhanced T1-weighted MR images, according to study results published online April 6 in the journal Radiology.

 - Insurance

More than 15 million people had medical coverage through the individual health insurance market as of the end of last year, a 46 percent increase from the previous year, according to data released April 29 by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

 - fight, dispute

These days, it is impossible to escape the realities—and responsibilitiesof living in a world shaped by social media. Slowly but surely, those in the imaging profession are coming around to realize the importance of a social media presence, and some more quickly than others. So which faction of the radiology community does it better: private or academic?