Neuroscience

How the human brain works during simultaneous interpretation

Researchers at the Centre for Bioelectric Interfaces and the Centre for Cognition & Decision Making of the Higher School of Economics utilized electroencephalogram (EEG) and the event-related potential (ERP) technique to ...

Health

Interpreter services critical for emergency care

(HealthDay)—Emergency department interpreters are vital to quality care, according to an article published in the October issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Health

The rise of secondary imaging interpretations

A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study assesses the increased growth of secondary interpretations of diagnostic imaging examinations in the Medicare population. The study is publishing online in the Journal ...

Genetics

At-home genetic testing leads to misinterpretations of results

Home genetic tests like AncestryDNA and 23andMe are more popular than ever, with sales topping $99 million in 2017. But a new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher highlights the potential negative ...

Genetics

A new era in the interpretation of human genomic variation

In a commentary published today in Genetics in Medicine, Heidi Rehm, PhD, highlights the pressing need for standardized human genomic variant interpretation and calls on more stakeholders to join the data sharing movement.

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