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Anatomical April: April 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 24, 2015
Updated: Friday, April 24, 2015

Anatomical April: April 23-30

Pollution v brain size

http://newsroom.heart.org/news/long-term-exposure-to-air-pollution-may-harm-your-brain?preview=f88d

Press release, links from Am. Heart Assoc.


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Anatomy this week: April 16-23

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 16, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Anatomy this week: April 16-23

Thanks to 'net detective Henriette Evans

Strokes

Benefits of clot removal in strokes

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/04/greater-function-after-stroke-when-blood-clots-removed-brain?et_cid=4524854&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Caesar's seizures

http://news.discovery.com/history/julius-caesar-may-have-suffered-mini-strokes-not-epilepsy-150416.htm

Complete, free report, links from Discovery

Other brain issues

More $ in family, bigger cerebral cortex

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/new-brain-science-shows-poor-kids-have-smaller-brains-than-affluent-kids/2015/04/15/3b679858-e2bc-11e4-b510-962fcfabc310_story.html

Full, free essay from Washington Post

Nicotine cessation and nuronal pathway for anxiety

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/brain-circuitry-for-anxiety-linked-to-smoking-cessation-identified/81251180/

Complete, free report, links from GEN

Bell's palsy and cerebellar arachnoid cyst

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210370.full

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

Eye problem for a pig farmer

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1108425?query=TOC

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

Not the head

Early trauma, high blood pressure later

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/childhood-trauma-linked-to-high-blood-pressure-later-in-life/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150416

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

The human grip

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/04/better-grasp-primate-grip?et_cid=4527872&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, images from R&D Mag.

Cracking knuckles in action

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42718/title/Image-of-the-Day--Cracking-Cavity/

Brief explanation, images from The Scientist

Coronary aneurysms

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210110.full

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


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Anatomy today: April 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 09, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Anatomy today: April 9-16

Getting a head

Better brain size through exercise

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/04/getting-bigger-brains-through-exercise?et_cid=4514987&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, link from Biosci. Tech.

Deep brain stimulation v parkinsonism

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42670/title/Why-DBS-Works-for-Parkinson-s-/

Full, free essay, image link to original abstract from The Scientist

Geographic tongue explained

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/physicists-zero-in-on-mechanism-behind-geographic-tongue-condition/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150408

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Not a head

Mesenteric cyst

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210175.full

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

Body position and pain perception

http://www.digitaljournal.com/science/crossing-fingers-confuses-and-stops-brain-s-perception-of-pain/article/429763

Full, free essay from DigitalJournal

Keloid after an incision

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1407180?query=TOC

Short, free note, image from New Engl. j. Med.


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Springing into anatomy: April 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 02, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Springing into anatomy: April 2-9

Found in the abdomen

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1316094?query=TOC

Short note, images from New Engl. j. Med.

Herpes in the eye

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-209197.full

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

New fossil finds for genus Homo

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ancient-homo-fossils-found-kenya

Short, free report, image from Sci. News


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April anatomy: March 26-April 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, March 26, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 01, 2015

April anatomy: March 26-April 2

Destiny and anatomy

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/42309/title/Is-Anatomy-Destiny-/

Complete, free video from The Scientist

Poverty v brain size

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/poverty-shrinks-brains-from-birth1/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150331

Full, free report from Sci. Am.

Concussion coach app

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/app-review-concussion-coach/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20150401

Full, free story from Sci. Am.

Herniated diaphragm

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-207765.full

Short, item, X-ray, references from BMJ Case Rep.

TB on the metacarpal

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1315601?query=TOC

Short note, image from New Engl. j. Med.


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Wonderful anatomy: March 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, March 19, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Wonderful anatomy: March 19-26

Body appearance

Body image: a man's view

http://www.upworthy.com/someone-asked-about-his-body-issues-and-it-made-me-wonder-why-he-has-them?c=upw1&u=976fe28b526922e63b62b6e2751bfb8c57402a4a

Full, free video from The Upworthiest

Diet soda and the waist line

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/drinking-diet-soda-linked-to-a-widening-waistline-with-age/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150319

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

The head

NFL player retires at 24 over head injury concerns

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/24-year-old-nfl-player-s-retirement-reignites-brain-injury-topic/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150319

Full, free essay, links from Sci. Am.

Trigeminal and tongue zoster

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1404522?query=TOC

Short, free note, image from New Engl. j. Med.


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Contemporary anatomy: March 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, March 12, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Contemporary anatomy: March 12-19

What is the Tommy John surgery?

http://www.eorthopod.com/ulnar-collateral-ligament-reconstruction-tommy-john-surgery/topic/223

Website, images, links

Sialolith

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1407548?query=TOC

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

First successful penis transplant

http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=2328

Press release from Stellenbosch Univ.


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The body this week: March 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, March 05, 2015
Updated: Friday, March 06, 2015

The body this week: March 5-12

Segmental cutaneous nodules

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1403193?query=TOC

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

Atrial enlargement and trouble eating

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-209213.full

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

Mandible is the oldest fossil from our genus

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/03/fossil-jaw-sheds-light-turning-point-human-evolution?et_cid=4447096&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Problem palate

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-206801.full

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


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Your anatomy news: Feb. 26-March 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 26, 2015
Updated: Monday, March 02, 2015

Your anatomy news: Feb. 26-March 5

Thanks to 'net detective Amber Evans

Around the head

The aging brain

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42308/title/As-the-Brain-Ages/

Full, free time lapse show from The Scientist

Identifying functional groupings of neurons

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/02/researchers-develop-method-mapping-neuron-clusters?et_cid=4437659&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Dislocated lens

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1308550?query=TOC

Brief, free note, image from New Engl. j. Med.

Battlefield wounds of the pharaoh

http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/pharaoh-brutally-killed-in-battle-analysis-shows-150225.htm#mkcpgn=rssnws1

Complete, free report, image, links from Discover

Other parts

Head of femur in scrotum

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1313857?query=TOC

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

Lichen myxedematosus

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-209462.full

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

Flat trachea

http://thorax.bmj.com/content/65/Suppl_4/A27.2.full.pdf+html

Short, free item from Thorax


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Amazing anatomy: Feb. 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 20, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Amazing anatomy: Feb. 19-26

Not the brain

Eye health and long eyelashes

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/02/how-eyelash-length-keeps-eyes-healthy?et_cid=4432890&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.

Dangerous agents crossing placental barrier

w.dddmag.com/news/2015/02/large-amounts-mitochondrial-toxic-agents-cross-placenta-barrier?et_cid=4425643&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

The brain

The teacher's brain

http://www.bbc.com/news/education-31503265

Complete, free report, images from BBC

Clarity: window on the brain

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78002

Free video presentation from NSF

Broca's area closes down during loud speech

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Brain-goes-silent-when-we-talk-loud/articleshow/46333089.cms

Newspaper story


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