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Annual conference anatomy: May 21-June 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 21, 2015
Updated: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Conference anatomy: May 21-June 7

Tongue lesion

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1408030?query=TOC

Free, short note, image from New Engl. j. Med.

Chorea of arm and sarcoidosis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1407763?query=TOC

Brief, free item, images, video from New Engl. j. Med.


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Anatomy this week: May 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 14, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Anatomy this week: May 14-21

Thanks to 'net detectives Shawn Parcells and Anne Geller

Unusual anatomy

Digital images of skeletal pathologies and more

http://www.isfri.org/

Free website from Int'l. Soc. Forensic Rad. and Imaging

Where did that darned circumflex artery get to?

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210495.full

Short, free note, images, references from BMJ Case Rep.

Prolapse pictures; traumas too

http://iheartautopsy.com/

Free website from Mortui vivos docent

Neuroanatomy

Successfully quitting smoking: different brain wiring?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/05/brains-smokers-who-quit-successfully-might-be-wired-success?et_cid=4570099&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report, images from Biosci. Tech.

Old anatomy

40,000 year-old mandible: mix of Neanderthal and modern

http://www.nature.com/news/early-european-may-have-had-neanderthal-great-great-grandparent-1.17534

Complete, free article, image, links, references from Nature

Agriculture's impact on human skeletal evolution

http://time.com/3890731/michelle-obama-workout/

Full, free story, links from Time

House of cards evolution

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/evolution-house-cards-model-wins?et_cid=4572325&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.


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Springtime anatomy: May 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 07, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Springtime anatomy: May 7-14

Thanks to 'net detective A.J. Petto

Anatomical ideas

Digital diseases

http://www.digitiseddiseases.org/alpha/

Free website, some images not available on-line

Microscope to look into the brain

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/researchers-create-microscope-allowing-deep-brain-exploration?et_cid=4566166&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

The liver compressed a lung

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1404964?query=TOC

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

The head

The brain on books

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/frontiers-for-young-minds/the-reading-brain/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150513

Full, free blog, image from Sci. Am.

Childhood concussions and school work

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2015/05/06/peds.2014-3434.full.pdf+html

Full, free pdf article, tables, referencs from Pediatrics

The evolution of the head

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42944/title/The-Rise-of-Heads/

Complete, free report, image, links from The Scientist


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Anatomy for you: April 30-May 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 30, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Anatomy for you: April 30-May 7

Thanks to 'net detective Henriette Evans

The brain

In strokes, opposite hemisphere key to recovery

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-opposite-side-of-the-brain-to-a-clot-is-key-to-stroke-rehabilitation/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20150429

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Out-of-body experience, hippocampus, and cingulate

http://www.livescience.com/50683-out-of-body-illusion.html

Full, free essay from LiveScience

Thalamus-cortex connections reduced in preemies

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/50650/20150504/premature-birth-alters-brain-connections-may-be-linked-to-autism-study-finds.htm

Full, free story, links from Tech Times

More head parts

Gingiva-prostate connection?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/addressing-gum-disease-alleviates-prostate-symptoms/81251234/

Full, free story, links from GEN

Concussions in amateur football

http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2281575

Free abstract from JAMA Ped.

Not the head

The enteric nervous system

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/gut-feelings-the-second-brain-in-our-gastrointestinal-systems-excerpt/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20150504

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

Faith and evolution teaching not at odds

http://news.psu.edu/story/346257/2015/02/25/research/understanding-faith-teaching-evolution-not-mutually-exclusive?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_content=04-30-2015&utm_campaign=research%20newswire

Press release from Penn State Univ.

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Anatomical April: April 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 24, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Anatomical April: April 23-30

Thanks to 'net detective Linda Moussakova, Thomas Mikkelsen, Ed Harman, and Wendy Riggs

Free (with attribution) illustrations

Paper art, 19th century illustrations, and human anatomy

http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=fr&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Flmoussakova.wordpress.com/

Free website, translates to English

From Univ. Minn.

http://www.cehd.umn.edu/phys/imagebank/Bones/default.html

Lots of line drawings

From an etext

http://www.bruceforciea.com/etextchapters/etexthumananatrevmay12.pdf

Many images

 Creative commons has many anatomical illustrations

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Anatomy

Free website

Getting a head

Tinnitus map

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42823/title/One-Man-Tinnitus-Map/

Full, free essay, link to original summary from The Scientist

Brain differences in cocaine users

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/04/your-brain-drugs-functional-differences-brain-communication-cocaine-users?et_cid=4543196&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

Post traumatic brain swelling: how does it happen?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/04/scientists-pinpoint-brain-swelling-mechanism?et_cid=4537915&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

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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