Tag: "assigns" at medical news
Sanitation and Science Prevent Norovirus Spread
...ash their hands after using the restroom. Margolin assigns
his students to be public restroom sleuths, and their data confirms those statistics. The viruses’ impact is further heightened by an aging population. “We baby boomers are no longer in the prime of our immune system. We’re not only losing the abil...
New Tool Improves Prediction of Stroke Risk
...iabetes and the elderly. This new scoring method assigns
points to each patient on the basis of five clinical features: high blood pressure, unilateral weakness, speech impairment without weakness, diabetes and being older. The sum of the points delineate groups at high, moderate, or low-risk. Johnston n...
Brain Surgery Without the Surgery?
...ates for either option. Called the CREST trial, it assigns
patients to one or the other treatment randomly, and will track their progress for the next four years. At U-M, the CREST trial involves interventional neuroradiologists like Gemmete, and surgeons from the Section of Vascular Surgery. Patients betw...
Decision-Making Enabled By Neurons: Value Assigned To Available Choices.
...ons located in the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) that assigns
values to different goods on a common value scale....ice is approximately equal to the value the monkey assigns
to three drops of apple juice. These choices made by the monkeys were linked to the neuron activit...