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Anatomy now: April 22-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 22, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016

Anatomy now: April 22-29

Aneurysms

Aortic aneurysm and erosion of vertebral body

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1506911?query=TOC

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

Coronary bypass aneurysm

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1508440?query=TOC

Brief, free item, angiograms from New Engl. j. med.

Getting a head

Ventral tegmental area and motivation

http://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(16)00095-7

Free summary, video from Neuron

Sematic maps of the brain

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v532/n7600/full/nature17637.html

Free abstract, images from Nature

Looked like tongue melanoma, only a tattoo

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1510216?query=TOC

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

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Spring fever anatomy: April 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 15, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Spring fever anatomy: April 15-22

Thanks to 'net detectives Janet Sherman and Dee Silverthorn

Reproductive apparatus

Large lipoma on spermatic cord

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2769447/

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from NIH

Stene gland cyst Warning: sexual content

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-215042.full

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

Evolution

Reversible evolution?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/04/kangaroos-chew-over-evolutionary-theory?et_cid=5237715&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5237715&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f04%2fkangaroos-chew-over-evolutionary-theory%3fet_cid%3d5237715%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free story, link from R&D mag.

Tooth development rule for hominins

https://asunow.asu.edu/20160224-one-rule-grow-them-all-using-baby-teeth-predict-hominin-tooth-size

Press release, images from Ariz. State U.

Around and about the body

Watch the water: esophageal-gastric bypass patient

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1509754?query=TOC

Brief, free note, video from New Engl. j. med.

Non-surgical resolution of herniated lumbar disk

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1511194#t=article

Free, short, item, images from New Engl. j. med.

Unusual anatomical figures in NYC museum

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-grotesque-100year-old-wax-figures-on-display-in-brooklyn

Full, free piece from Atlas obscura

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Anatomy this week: April 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 08, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2016

Anatomy this week: April 8-15

Thanks to 'net detective Voha Minich

Circulation

Giant aneurysm in coronary artery

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214488.full

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

Pulsing jugular, "frog sign"

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1501617?query=TOC

Short, free piece, EKG's, video from New Engl. j. med.

Right coronary artery from pulmonary trunk

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214876.full

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

Neuroanatomy

The spinal stenosus study

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1513721

Complete, free article, linked citations, tables from New Engl. j. med.

Can Alzheimer's be stopped?

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/alzheimers-be-stopped.html?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=cf6e561906-BioInteractive_News_Vol_703_11_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-cf6e561906-69325713

On NOVA April 13

New brain mapping method using rabies

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/04/brain-mapping-tool-20-times-more-powerful-previous-version?et_cid=5232971&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5232971&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f04%2fbrain-mapping-tool-20-times-more-powerful-previous-version%3fet_cid%3d5232971%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

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

Newborns: extensive abnormalities, if zika in moms

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-zika-brain-idUSKCN0X32UJ

Complete, free report from Reuters

Evolution

Signs of evolution in your body

https://ed.ted.com/featured/yNZomgbm#review

Free presentation from TEDed

Why are humans monogamous?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/04/stds-peer-pressure-may-have-turned-humans-monogamists?et_cid=5230050&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5230050&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f04%2fstds-peer-pressure-may-have-turned-humans-monogamists%3fet_cid%3d5230050%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

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

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April anatomy: April 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 01, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, April 05, 2016

April anatomy: April 1-8

Thanks to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Getting a head

Study withdrawn: chocolate milk for concussions

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/u-of-maryland-backs-away-from-maligned-study-on-chocolate-milk-and-concussions/109979?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=a4a8f1aacaa3413aa703230e4abb8400&elq=79c2a3fe4d1f440cbb4fbe0e47d76d86&elqaid=8521&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2815

Full, free report, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Cerebellar atrophy with Tay-Sacs disease

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214634.full

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

Benign astrocytoma

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2015-213013.full

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

Around and about the body

Worldwide, more obese folks than ever

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/world-s-obese-population-hits-641-million/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160404

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

What about quadriceps tendon tears?

http://www.physio-pedia.com/Quadriceps_tendon_tear

Full, free article, references from Physiopedia

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Anatomy this week: March 25-April 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 25, 2016
Updated: Thursday, March 31, 2016

Anatomy this week: March 25-April 1

The head

NFL admits "flawed" data in concussion study

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/25/sports/football/nfl-concussion-research-tobacco.html?_r=0

Complete, free report, links from NY times

Damage to internal carotid and eye ptosis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1509943?query=TOC

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

Risk-taking and a brain circuit

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/03/scientists-pinpoint-brain-circuit-risk-preference-rats?et_cid=5200792&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5200792&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f03%2fscientists-pinpoint-brain-circuit-risk-preference-rats%3fet_cid%3d5200792%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from Biosci. tech.

Them bones: old and new!

Paget disease

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1502815?query=TOC

Brief, free note, radiograms from New Engl. j. med.

Benign tumor in distal femur, leg length discrepancy

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2015-214265.full

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

Homo floresiensis older than previously thought

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/0330/Did-hobbit-people-go-extinct-earlier-than-we-thought

Complete, free report, images, links, video from Christ. sci. mon.

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Springing into anatomy: March 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 18, 2016
Updated: Friday, March 25, 2016

Springing into anatomy: March 18-25

Thanks to 'net detective Mead H. Lewis

The head

Subglossalpalatal membrane in infant

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214642.full

Short, free note, linked citations, image from BMJ case rep.

fMRI imaging of the brain

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=80267

Free video from NSF

Have you seen the "brainbow?"

https://www.google.com/search?q=brainbow&biw=1680&bih=956&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwjxt-Lc5NTLAhWMaT4KHXKRD4QQsAQIGw#imgrc=2zdxyW8-hYxBTM%3A

Free image, links from website

Around and about the body

Enlarged upper respiratory diameter

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1508462?query=TOC

Brief, free note, radiograms from New Engl. j. med.

Progressive skin darkening

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1508394?query=TOC

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

Human evolution

Interbreeding between Homo species

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/22/science/neanderthals-interbred-with-humans-denisovans.html?WT.mc_id=SmartBriefs-Newsletter&WT.mc_ev=click&ad-keywords=smartbriefsnl&_r=0

Complete, free report, images, links from NY times

Teeth in human evolution

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=80265

Press release, image from NSF

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Anatomy news: March 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 11, 2016
Updated: Thursday, March 17, 2016

Anatomy news: March 11-18

Cardiovascular

Simulation of entire human blood flow

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-35828635

Complete, free report, images, links from BBC

Take the cardiology quiz!

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/45304/title/LabQuiz--Cardiology/

Free from The Scientist

Carotid body tumor and cyanotic heart disease

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214728.full

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

Here and there

Blocked spinal CSF movement

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1509557?query=TOC

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

Great medical images

http://thescienceexplorer.com/brain-and-body/see-20-best-medical-science-images-year

Full, free slide show from The Scientist

430,000 year-old Neanderthals

http://www.nature.com/news/oldest-ancient-human-dna-details-dawn-of-neanderthals-1.19557

Complete, free report, image, links from Nature

Yikes: scabies on the skin!

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1500116?query=TOC

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

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Anatomical update: March 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 04, 2016
Updated: Thursday, March 10, 2016

Anatomical update: March 4-11

Thanks to 'net detectives J.E. Lathrop-Davis and Shawn Parcells

The head

The importance of brain tissue banks

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article1966283.html

Full, free essay from Miami herald

Concussions mostly worse in women

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/concussions-affect-women-more-adversely-than-men/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160309

Complete, free report, video, link from Sci. Am.

Destruction of maxillary palatine process by cocaine

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1503043?query=TOC

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

Orbital granuloma caused by TB

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214542.full

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

Other parts

How do veins work?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPeXRCc8w24

Free video from YouTube

Left ventricular diverticulum

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214826.full

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

Problematic paper on origin of human hand

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/paper-claiming-human-hand-was-designed-by-creator-sparks-concern/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160304

Full, free story, links from Sci. Am.

Congenital, abnormal uterus

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2015-213840.full

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

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Anatomy news: Feb. 26-March 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 26, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Anatomy news: Feb. 26-March 4

Thanks to 'net detectives Gary-Geiko Heisermann and Henriette Evans

Head and neck problems

Large fatty mass behind neck

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214502.full

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

Football encephalopathy

http://archneur.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2478460

First page from JAMA

Ivy League eliminating tackling in football

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/02/sports/ncaafootball/ivy-league-moves-to-eliminate-tackling-at-practices.html?_r=0

Complete, free report, links from NY times

Anatomy from here and there

Tools made smaller teeth smaller in Homo

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/human-teeth-likely-shrank-due-to-tool-use/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160229

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

Rewiring bilingual brains

http://news.psu.edu/story/392426/2016/02/13/research/language-juggling-rewires-bilingual-brains?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_content=02-25-2016&utm_campaign=research%20newswire

Press release from Penn State

Aneurysm of the splenic artery

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2015-214273.full

Short, free note, linked citations, image from BMJ case rep.

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Add to your anatomical awareness: Feb. 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 19, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Add to anatomical awareness: Feb. 19-26

Thanks to 'net detective Linda Moussakova

The eye

Inverted hypopyon in the eye

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214638.full

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

Rosacea of the eye

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1504309?query=TOC

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

Anatomy from here and there

CT scans of Pompeii's mummies

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3253660/Peering-inside-Pompeii-s-tragic-victims-Incredible-CT-scans-reveal-bodies-unprecedented-laying-bare-bones-delicate-facial-features-dental-cavities.html

Full, free essay, images, video from Daily mail

Thin calcification of the urinary bladder

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1504759?query=TOC

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

Reproduction

First penis transplant in USA

http://www.scientificamerican.com/video/wounded-soldiers-to-receive-penis-transplants/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160223

Free video from Sci. Am.

Evidence of interbreeding between Homo species

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/evidence-mounts-for-interbreeding-bonanza-in-ancient-human-species/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160218

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

Large

Air pollution and obesity

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/02/exposure-air-pollution-increases-risk-obesity?et_cid=5128625&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5128625&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f02%2fexposure-air-pollution-increases-risk-obesity%3fet_cid%3d5128625%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from Biosci. tech.

Pseudoacromegaly

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-214624.full

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

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