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Automated detection of sleep states from olfactory brain waves

Scientists have developed a completely automated technique for real-time detection of sleep/wake states in freely moving mice. Conducted by Karim Benchenane, Sophie Bagur and colleagues at the National Centre for Scientific Research in Paris, the study, publishing on November 8 in the open-access journal, PLOS Biology, describes how local brain activity in the olfactory bulb […]

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PCP Statin Prescribing Up With Automated Patient Dashboard

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 — Guideline-concordant statin prescribing rates are increased modestly with use of an automated dashboard using active choice framing and peer comparison, according to a study published online July 27 in JAMA Network Open. Mitesh S. Patel, M.D., M.B.A., from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and colleagues conducted a three-arm cluster […]