Psychology & Psychiatry

Virtual reality helps measure vulnerability to stress

We all react to stress in different ways. A sudden loud noise or flash of light can elicit different degrees of response from people, which indicates that some of us are more susceptible to the impact of stress than others.

Addiction

Model helps predict which infants may develop NAS

A new Vanderbilt-designed prediction model may make it easier to determine which infants will go on to develop neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a drug withdrawal syndrome in newborns that occurs after exposure to opioids ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Knowing the model you can trust: The key to better decision-making

As much of Europe is engulfed by a second wave of COVID-19, and track and trace struggles to meet demand, modeling support tools are being increasingly used by policymakers to make key decisions. Most notably, models have ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers develop COVID-19 mortality prediction model

Given the toll that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on people's health and lives worldwide, it is crucial to be able to accurately predict patients' outcomes, including their chances of mortality from the disease. Using the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers publish COVID-19 'prediction model'

Using a combination of demographic and clinical data gathered from seven weeks of COVID-19 patient care early in the coronavirus pandemic, Johns Hopkins researchers today published a "prediction model" they say can help other ...

Radiology & Imaging

Artificial intelligence helps cut down on MRI no-shows

According to ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), artificial intelligence (AI) predictive analytics performed moderately well in solving complex multifactorial operational problems—outpatient MRI appointment no-shows, ...

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