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Anatomical news: Feb. 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 05, 2016
Updated: 40 minutes ago

Anatomical news: Feb. 5-12

The head

Alzheimer and traumatic brain injury: similar plaques

http://www.livescience.com/53594-brain-injury-plaques.html

Complete, free report, links from LiveSci.

One concussion, up to 3 times the suicide risk

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-single-concussion-may-triple-the-long-term-risk-of-suicide1/

Full, free essay, videos, images from Sci. Am.

Did Henry VIII have traumatic brain injury?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/02/were-nfl-brain-injuries-reason-henry-viiis-behavior?et_cid=5099259&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5099259&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f02%2fwere-nfl-brain-injuries-reason-henry-viiis-behavior%3fet_cid%3d5099259%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free story from R&D mag.

US tackle football for youth and concussions

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1513993?query=TOC

Full, free perspective item, linked citation from New Engl. j. med.

Other parts

High BMI = unhealthy? Not always

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/02/dont-use-bmi-determine-whether-people-are-healthy-study-says?et_cid=5096525&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5096525&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f02%2fdont-use-bmi-determine-whether-people-are-healthy-study-says%3fet_cid%3d5096525%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free essay from Biosci. tech.

Grandma surrogate for her own grandchild

https://gma.yahoo.com/texas-woman-acts-surrogate-gives-birth-granddaughter-201358150--abc-news-wellness.html?nwltr=icymi_gma_headline#

Full, free essay, video, images from ABC (US)

Watch Darwin video on Feb. 12, Darwin's birthday

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/origin-species-making-theory?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=0b2159d13f-BioInteractive_News_Vol_672_1_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-0b2159d13f-69325713

Download now for: Full, free video from HHMI

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Midwinter anatomy: Jan. 28-Feb. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 28, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Midwinter anatomy: Jan. 28-Feb. 4

Thanks to 'net detectives A.J. Petto and Shawn Parcells

Conditions and diseases

Syphilis and the epithelia

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1502476?query=TOC

Short, free note, images from New Engl. j. med.

Changes in brain due to addiction

http://www.livescience.com/53508-brain-disease-model-addiction.html

Complete, free report from LiveSci.

Pregnancy and alcohol

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6504a6er.htm?s_cid=mm6504a6er_e

Full, free story, tables, references from MMWR

High cholesterol and valvulopathy

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2015-214254.full

Short, free item, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

Here and there around the body

An interview with C. Darwin

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45099/title/iDarwin/

Complete, free report, links from The Scientist

How does the brain fold?

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/02/how-not-why-the-human-brain-folds/?

Press release, images from Harvard U. 

"Race"

Catalogue human variations

http://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/scientists-create-worlds-largest-catalog-human-genomic-variation

Press release, links from NIH

Grappling with racial identification issues?

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/31/magazine/can-i-call-my-nonbiological-twins-black-because-my-husband-is.html?emc=eta1&_r=0

Full, free essay from NY times

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The latest anatomical news: Jan. 21-28

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 21, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The latest anatomical news: Jan. 21-28

Thanks to 'net detective Louis Kutcher

Anatomy from here and there

Heart transplant surgeon speaks

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/44925/title/Hearts-in-Hand/

Free audio file from The Scientist

WHO takes on childhood obesity

http://www.rdmag.com/articles/2016/01/who-commission-calls-high-level-action-childhood-obesity?et_cid=5074816&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5074816&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2farticles%2f2016%2f01%2fwho-commission-calls-high-level-action-childhood-obesity%3fet_cid%3d5074816%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay, chart from R&D mag.

The brain

Human memory capacity much greater

http://www.rdmag.com/articles/2016/01/brains-memory-capacity-10-times-greater-previously-thought?et_cid=5068867&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5068867&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2farticles%2f2016%2f01%2fbrains-memory-capacity-10-times-greater-previously-thought%3fet_cid%3d5068867%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report, image from R&D mag.

Mild brain injuries among veterans

http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/8/321/321ra6

Free abstract from Science

Brain wiring and sensory processing disorder

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/01/brains-wiring-connected-sensory-processing-disorder?et_cid=5078778&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5078778&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f01%2fbrains-wiring-connected-sensory-processing-disorder%3fet_cid%3d5078778%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from Biosci. tech.

Whose brain was that?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH97lImrr0Q&list=RDyH97lImrr0Q#t=48

Free, short video clip from Young Frankenstein

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Winter anatomy: Jan. 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 14, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Winter anatomy: Jan. 14-21

Thanks to 'net detectives Linda Moussakova, Valerie O'Loughlin, and A.J. Petto

The head

The invasion of the brain snatcher!

http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2014/01/01/police-indy-man-stole-brains-from-museum-sold-them-for-cash/4281433/

Full, free item from Indystar

On brain size

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/does-size-matter-mdash-for-brains/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20160113

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Large, snaking aneurysm

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2015-212019.full

Short note, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

How blasts cause brain damage

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/45058/title/How-Blasts-Affect-the-Brain/

Full, free story, image, links, reference from The Scientist

Risk factors for cone-shaped cornea

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/01/study-cornea-condition-reveals-hidden-risk-factors?et_cid=5056244&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Other parts

Tricuspid regurgitation

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1502066?query=TOC

Short, free note, images, video from New Engl. j. med.

"Football colon"

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2015-213805.full

Brief, free item, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

Teach joint movements with Hullabaloo!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrGLNtZ0rEg

Full, free video from YouTube

Disabilities

https://lmoussakova.wordpress.com/2015/12/03/journee-internationale-des-handicapees-2015/

Website, links

Regulating "Paris thin" for models

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/press-releases/a-call-to-regulate-starvation-of-paris-thin-models/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Harvard%20Chan%20School%20Update%20January%202016%20--%20Friends%20(1)&utm_content=

Press release, links from Harvard Chan pub. health

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Anatomy for the New Year: Jan. 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Anatomy for the New Year: Jan. 6-13

New folks

Peg incisors and wormian bones

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-211240.full

Full, free essay, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

Old folks

H. naledi: CSI Johannesburg?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/did-this-extinct-human-species-commit-homicide/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20160104

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

What can we learn about those ancient footprints?

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/human-feet-are-strange?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=2e150c9488-BioInteractive_News_Vol_651_4_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-2e150c9488-69325713

Free classroom resource from HHMI

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Anatomy lately: Dec. 17-Jan. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 17, 2015
Updated: Saturday, January 02, 2016

Anatomy lately: Dec. 17-Jan. 5

Getting a head

Crab lice in child's eyelashes

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1501675?query=TOC

Short, free item, images from New Engl. j. med.

Music area of auditory cortex identified

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/12/music-brain?et_cid=5008279&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Absecess in thalamus from bad tooth

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-212589.full

Short, free item, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

Microcephaly in Brazil

http://www.who.int/csr/don/15-december-2015-microcephaly-brazil/en/

Short note from WHO

Not just the head

Another new species of human?

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22930543-500-new-species-of-human-may-have-shared-our-caves-and-beds/

Complete, free report, image, links from New Sci.

Blocked lower esophagus and dysphagia

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1502835?query=TOC

Brief, free story, MRI's from New Engl. j. med.

Double aorta

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-213270.full

Short, free story, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

A case of scrub typhus--warning: partial nudity

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1503639?query=TOC

Short, free item, image from New Engl. j. med.

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Anatomical advances: Dec. 8-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Anatomical advances: Dec. 8-16

Thanks to 'net detectives Kathryn Burleson, Hannah Scheibeler, Shawn Parcells, and Bridgett Severett

Not just the head

Ceremony for anatomical gift donors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgGD3L04BaM

Full, free YouTube

Sand-like particles in the lung tisue

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-212804.full

Short, free item, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

What does "race" mean?

http://www.understandingrace.org/home.html

Website

The life of Mary Leakey

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/08/opinion/animated-life-mary-leakey.html?_r=1&utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=d1bac7e024-BioInteractive_News_Vol_6312_7_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-d1bac7e024-69325713

Complete, free report, animation, links from NY Times

Getting a head

Mapping the brain: tiny LED's

Phttp://ns.umich.edu/new/multimedia/videos/23358-mapping-the-brain-probes-with-tiny-leds-shed-light-on-neural-pathways

ress release, image, video from NIH

Cranial nerve quizzer

http://www.gwc.maricopa.edu/class/bio201/cn/cranqzr2.htm

Free site from Maricopa CC

Concussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io6hPdC41RM&app=desktop

See the trailer

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Contemporary anatomy: Nov. 25-Dec. 8

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Updated: Saturday, November 28, 2015

Contemporary anatomy: Nov. 25-Dec. 8

Auditory processing in humans and macaques

http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/151117/ncomms9901/full/ncomms9901.html

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from Nature

MRI of mom and sleeping child

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/44617/title/Image-of-the-Day--Mother-s-Love/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist

Human skin color class activity

http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/files/skin_pigmentation.pdf

Free from Nat. cent. case study in sci.

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Anatomy recently: Nov. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 19, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Anatomy recently: Nov. 18-25

Thanks to net detectives Karen McMahon and Phil Tate

The head

Pinna shape: classroom activity

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ears-do-their-design-size-and-shape-matter/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20151119

Full, free directions, links from Sci. Am.

Should brain scans be used in court?

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/44604/title/Opinion--Brain-Scans-in-the-Courtroom/

Full, free essay, links, images from The Scientist

"Hobbit" was a separate species

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/hobbits-were-a-separate-species-ancient-chompers-show/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20151119

Complete, free report, images, links from Sci. Am.

Paracingulate nucleus and hallucinations

http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/151117/ncomms9956/full/ncomms9956.html

Full, free article, images, linked citations from Nature

Not the head

Female pelvic floor

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1192576/

Complete, free report, linked citations, images from Scand. j. urol. nephrol. suppl.

Reroute the bile duct, lose some weight?

http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150721/ncomms8715/full/ncomms8715.html

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from Nature

Papilla bleeds in duodenum

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210781.full

Full, free essay, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

See the lungs inflate!

https://www.facebook.com/tucerebrodigital/videos/1078868902124564/

Free video from Facebook

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Anatomy news for you: Nov. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 12, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Anatomy news for you: Nov. 11-18

Thanks to 'net detectives Margaret Long and Karen McMahon

Need to see peripheral nerves and spinal cord?

http://www.slideshare.net/hermizan84/spinal-cord-and-peripheral-nerve

Free slide show from Health & med.

Busy Broca's area

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/11/busy-brain-region?et_cid=4949051&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.

Watch the beating heart

https://33.media.tumblr.com/03079e01882698f31724e6b1729baa62/tumblr_mlilq2dBMb1qjyasqo1_500.gif

Free video from Tumblr

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