Tag: Slowing

Slowing brain rhythms can serve as a marker for delirium and its clinical outcomes

An EEG (electroencephalogram) can provide a valuable biomarker for detecting delirium, a serious mental disturbance that is often underrecognized, as well as predicting poor clinical outcomes, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found. In a paper published in Neurology, the team reported that the generalized slowing of brain rhythms, shown as abnormal theta or

2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 — National health care spending slowed in 2017, according to a report published online Dec. 6 in Health Affairs. Anne B. Martin, Ph.D., from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in Baltimore, and colleagues examined national health care spending in 2017 and in relation to recent trends. The researchers note