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Headache sufferers in US undergo 1 billion dollars worth of brain scans annually
Headache sufferers in US undergo 1 billion dollars worth of brain scans annually (March 19, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Michigan - According to research published JAMA Internal Medicine, headache sufferers in the US undergo $1 billion worth of brain scans annually. Researchers studied national data on head-ache related visits to the doctor and brain scans among individual over 18 years. Results showed that there were over 50 million doctor visits from 2007-2010 for headache. 12% of these visits ended up in MRI or CT scan. The total estimated cost of these scans was $3.9 billion
 
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