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Anatomical news: Jan. 17-24

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Winter bodies: Jan. 10-17

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, January 12, 2018

Thanks to web detectives A.J. Petto and Kevin Patton

The healthy nervous system

Interactive brain

http://www.brainfacts.org/3D-Brain#intro=false&focus=Brain

Free website: Brain facts

Creativity circuit

https://www.livescience.com/61428-brain-connections-creativity.html

Full, free essay, links: Live sci.

Anticipating danger and actual threat

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51192/title/Infographic--Anticipation-Versus-Confrontation/&utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59975934&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_N1BR3uwZ5sbd4nhc6hrAeY5dhqXVl4a-7J5Yrkb2fh66V0KBD8u0HFPm7t17vP6IjLnJeCTsoLxqGQ8gdWYIzqrLWQQ&_hsmi=59975934

Free images, short explanation: Scientist

More complete, brain circuit mapping

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-02560-7

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: Nature

Problematic nervous system

Sniffles and brain abscess

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2017-223266.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Space travel squashes optic nerves

https://www.livescience.com/61402-space-eye-damage-nerves.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180112-ls

Complete, free report, image, links: Live sci.

Anatomy thru human history

James Barry--who was SHE?

http://www.history.com/news/the-extraordinary-secret-life-of-dr-james-barry

Full, free article, images, link: History

The Paris morgue as entertainment

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/paris-morgue-public-viewing?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=119aa09749-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-119aa09749-66564973&ct=t()&mc_cid=119aa09749&mc_eid=c78e42df3d

Full, free essay, links, images: Atlas obscura

Around and about the body

Running and trunk pain

http://www.jbiomech.com/article/S0021-9290(17)30692-9/fulltext

Free abstract: J. biomechan.

Pertussis and rib fractures

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1701940?query=TOC

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

Gas under diaphragm

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2017-223081.full

Brief, free piece, lined cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Holding that sneeze, ripping trachea

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/dont-hold-it-halted-sneeze-rips-hole-mans-throat-180967847/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180117-daily-responsive&spMailingID=32662485&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1202228951&spReportId=MTIwMjIyODk1MQS2

Complete, free report, links: Smithsonian

Bicycling does not negatively affect men's sex, urinary organs

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-42651568

Full, free story, links: BBC

The issue of body weight

Diet best for those with obesity risk

http://www.bmj.com/content/360/bmj.j5644

Complete, free report, linked cites., graphics: BMJ

Bariatric surgery: less overall mortality

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2669726?redirect=true

Free abstract: JAMA 

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New Year's anatomy: Jan. 3-10

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thanks to web detectives A.J. Petto and Ellen Lathrop Davies

Overweight

Weighty problem in the USA

https://www.livescience.com/61312-why-is-losing-weight-difficult.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180103-ls

Complete, free report, links, graphic: Live sci.

More US pregnant women overweight

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm665152a3.htm?s_cid=mm665152a3_w&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=51cd3aabd2-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-51cd3aabd2-149927409

Full, free essay, tables, refs.: MMWR

Here and there about the body

3-D brain surgery

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/08/health/surgery-3d-microscope-moyamoya.html

Complete, free report, images: NY times

Exercise helps all elderly

http://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/2668215/effect-physical-activity-frailty-secondary-analysis-randomized-controlled-trial

Free abstract: Ann. int. med.

The trunk mostly

Unilateral underdevelopment

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1709713?query=TOC

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

Choking on object and pulmonary edema

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2017-222520.full

Short, free piece, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

How did placentation evolve?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/armadillo-hedgehog-and-rabbit-genes-reveal-how-pregnancy-evolved/

Complete, free report: Sci. Am.

Pneuomediastinum

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1702849?query=TOC

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

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Important anatomy info.: Dec. 27-Jan. 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 28, 2017

Thanks to web detectives A.J. Petto and Heiko Heisermann

The head

Differences in hippocampus in verbal memorizers

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053811915006382?via%3Dihub

Free abstract: Sci. direct

Sports-related concussions

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/12/28/sports/cte-brains-concussions.html

Collection of links, images: NY times

Here and there around the body

BMI: apparently not a significant thing

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/08/why-bmi-big-fat-scam/

Full, free story, links: Mother Jones

 Looking at the bog folks again

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/europe-bog-bodies-reveal-secrets-180962770/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171124-daily-responsive&spMailingID=31789052&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1163032975&spReportId=MTE2MzAzMjk3NQS2

Full, free essay, images, link: Smithsonian

Call for more oversight: body donations

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-bodies-fetus-exclusive/exclusive-federal-agents-found-fetuses-in-body-brokers-warehouse-idUSKBN1EK0YO

Complete, free report: Reuters

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Winter anatomy: Dec. 20-27

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The head

Male/female concussion difference?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/on-gender-and-concussion-recovery-let-rsquo-s-not-jump-to-conclusions/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mind&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-12-27_top-stories

Full, free story, links: Sci. Am.

Schannoma on the nose

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-223495.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1704164?query=TOC

Specks on the brain and Alzheimer

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature25158

Free abstract: Nature

Elsewhere

Oddest medical cases, 2017

https://www.livescience.com/61228-strangest-medical-cases-of-2017.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171220-ls

Free slideshow: Live sci.

Nerve transfer to treat arm paralysis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1615208?query=pfw&jwd=000012278332&jspc=

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: New Engl. j. med.

"Darwin's delay"

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2006/10/23/rewriting-nature?mbid=nl_Daily%20122717%20Nonsubs&CNDID=21353573&spMailingID=12640598&spUserID=MTMzMTc5NzY2MTk2S0&spJobID=1302405535&spReportId=MTMwMjQwNTUzNQS2

Full, free essay: New Yorker

Inflammation of the hair follicles

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1707912?query=TOC

Brief, free note, images: New Engl. j. med.

Frequency of obesity in US

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6650a1.htm?s_cid=mm6650a1_e

Full, free essay, links: MMWR 

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Where is my anatomy: Dec. 6-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thanks to web detective Cherie Zao

Imaging in anatomy

Using ultrasound in the anatomy lab class

http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.hapsweb.org/resource/resmgr/educator_archive/2017_spr_haps_ed.pdf?hhSearchTerms=%22Ultrasound%22

Complete, free report, graphics, refs: HAPS-Ed.

Owl's eye sign in spinal nerve cord

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-223185.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Colonoscopy: no cancer but other stuff

https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/when-your-colonoscopy-reveals-that-you-have-diverticulosis-hemorrhoids-or-both?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WR20171215-Hemorrhoids&utm_id=744604&dlv-ga-memberid=21287211&mid=21287211&ml=744604

Press release, images: Harvard U.

Caterpillar sign: gastric gas

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1614216?query=TOC

Short, free note, radiogram: New Engl. j. med.

Scanning vertebrates

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=133228

Slide series: NSF

Here and there around the body

Investigating the origins of brain folds

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/mini-brains-may-wrinkle-and-fold-just-ours?mode=topic&context=72

Full, free essay, link, refs.: Sci. news

Alzheimer frequency in US

http://www.alzheimersanddementia.com/article/S1552-5260(17)33813-X/fulltext?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=cc7d29d690-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-cc7d29d690-149927409

Free abstract: Alzheimer & dementia

The old folks

 Oldest know hominin skeleton ready

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/little-foot-most-complete-australopithecus-fossil-goes-display-180967447/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171208-daily-responsive&spMailingID=32153152&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1181081271&spReportId=MTE4MTA4MTI3MQS2

Complete, free report, image, links: Smithsonian

Shaking the human family tree

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/human-evolution-top-science-stories-2017-yir?utm_source=editorspicks121717&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Editors_Picks

Full, free essay, links, image: Sci. news 

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Body sci.: Nov. 29-Dec.. 6

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 30, 2017

Superior parts

Esophageal pouch or diverticulum

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1701620?query=TOC

Brief, free item. radiogram: New Engl. j. med.

MRI's show brain changes in obese teenagers

http://www.diagnosticimaging.com/rsna-2017/mri-shows-brain-changes-obese-adolescents

Short, free piece, images: Diag. imaging

Boy with swollen forehead

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-223340.full

Short, free note, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

All parts

The US obesity forecast

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1703860?query=featured_home&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=a73ad1ca31-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-a73ad1ca31-149927409

Complete, full report, graphics: New Engl. j. med.

Gas-filled cysts in the colon

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1701357?query=TOC

Brief, free item, image: New Engl. j. med.

Look what the EKG electrodes did!

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1706993?query=TOC

Short, free note, image: New Engl. j. med.

 

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Anatomy this week: Nov. 15-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 16, 2017

Superior parts

What happened to those gums?

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2017/11/new-test-matches-cystic-fibrosis-patients-best-treatment?et_cid=6183022&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6183022&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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

Blockage of airway of newborn

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-223082.full

Short, free piece, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

The circulation

Her heart is not where it should be!

https://www.livescience.com/60999-heart-beats-outside-chest-pentalogy-of-cantrell.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171121-ls

Complete, free report, image, links: Live sci.

Fatty embolism of pulmonary artery

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-223007.full

Short, free note, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Other parts

Arthritis in US more common than previously thought

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/art.40355/abstract?systemMessage=Wiley+Online+Library+usage+report+download+page+will+be+unavailable+on+Friday+24th+November+2017+at+21%3A00+EST+%2F+02.00+GMT+%2F+10%3A00+SGT+%28Saturday+25th+Nov+for+SGT+&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=9a7ee8c47b-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-9a7ee8c47b-149927409

Free abstract: Arthr. & rhematol.

The falciform ligament and the bowel perforation

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1613914?query=TOC

Brief, free note, images: New Engl. j. med.

Ruptured biceps brachii

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1704705?query=TOC

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

That foreign body traveled!

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-223253.full

Short, free story, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

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November bodies: Nov. 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

A brain with traumatic encephalopathy

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/09/sports/aaron-hernandez-brain-cte.html

Full, free essay, link, images: NY times

Looking at Chopin's heart

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/chopins-preserved-heart-may-offer-clues-about-his-death-180967168/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171109-daily-responsive&spMailingID=31530285&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1161222894&spReportId=MTE2MTIyMjg5NAS2

Complete, free report, links: Smithsonian

No toenail, no fingernails

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-222743.full

Brief, free piece, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Compartment syndrome

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1701729?query=TOC

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

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Marvelous morphology: Nov. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Sheri Boyce, and Kevin Patton

The head

Space causes brain changes

https://www.statnews.com/2017/11/01/astronaut-brain-changes/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=d449cd6f2c-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-d449cd6f2c-149927409

Complete, full report, links: STAT

Changes in brain's blood vessels

http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/uc_san_diego_researchers_solve_mystery_of_oxygenation_connections_in_brain

Press release, images, links: UC/SD

Parkinsonism and olfaction

https://www.biotechniques.com/news/366301

Full, free essay, ref.: BioTechniq.

What is that thing in the maxillae?

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-222497.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Around and about the body

Blue epidermis: Type II diabetes mellitus

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-220023.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images: BMJ case rep.

Prolapsed ileum

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1012908#t=article

Brief, free piece, images: New Engl. j. med.

ACL tear and osteoarthritis

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/health/arthritis-risk-acl.html

Complete, free report, links: NY times

White toenail--what was responsible?

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1703082?query=TOC

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

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