Tag: "max" at medical news
Bone marrow cells improve failing heart function
...well the heart can pump. "Patients who have a VO2 max
of less than 14 are generally near death. A lot o...in the treatment group started with an average VO2 max
of 18ml/Kg/min (milliliters per kilogram per minute) and the control group had 17.7ml/Kg/min. The t...
Study: Brain battles itself over short-term rewards, long-term goals
...ions," Laibson said. "Our emotional brain wants to max
out the credit card, order dessert and smoke a cigarette. Our logical brain knows we should save for retirement, go for a jog and quit smoking. To understand why we feel internally conflicted, it will help to know how myopic and forward-looking brain...
Scientists detect two decision-making pathways in human brain
...ns," Dr. Laibson says. "Our emotion brain wants to max
out the credit card, even though our logical brain knows we should save for retirement." Or, as the authors conclude, "The idiosyncrasies of human preferences seem to reflect a competition between the impetuous limbic grasshopper and the provident ...