Care Delivery

Women are at a greater risk than men for early tau deposition, a marker of pre-symptomatic Alzheimer’s disease identifiable on PET imaging, according to a study published online in JAMA Neurology.

Victims of intimate partner violence undergo four times more imaging than non-victims, according to research published Feb. 5 in Radiology. What can radiologists do to help them?

In a sit-down interview before Super Bowl LIII, President Trump called the NFL “dangerous” and said he would “have a hard time with” letting his 12-year-old son play football due to safety concerns.

A new 3D imaging technique has provided researchers with insight into how pancreatic cancers start and grow, according to findings published in Nature

Although recent recommendations—such as those released in 2014 from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons—say routine mammograms should be completely avoided before surgery unless breast cancer risks exist, research published in JAMA Surgery found that one-third of women younger than 40 undergo mammography exams before breast reduction surgery. 

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) did not make a significant impact on breast cancer care at a safety net hospital in California, according to findings published in the American Journal of Surgery. The authors noted, however, that more patients did have health insurance in the two years following implementation.

A ward boy working at a hospital in Pune, India—roughly three hours southwest of Mumbai—was arrested and charged for filming a female patient changing her clothes for an MRI scan, according to a report published online Jan. 27 by The Times of India. 

A team from the Ohio State University College of Medicine is leading research aimed at determining if focused ultrasound surgery can help treat adult patients suffering from epileptic seizures. The group’s clinical trial is said to be the first of its kind.

Shielding patients' eyes during CT examinations can lead to artifacts in the images, according to research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Correct positioning is necessary if providers wish to keep such artifacts to a minimum.  

The reading level of dense breast notifications (DBNs) remains too high, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology

Horton General Hospital in Banbury, England, has installed new and improved x-ray equipment to help provide better patient care. The addition is part of a £3.2 million (approximately $4.4 million) upgrade to the hospital.

The time to surgery (TTS) after a breast cancer diagnosis is longer for black women in the U.S. Military Health System (MHS) than white women, according to research published in JAMA Surgery