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April anatomy: March 26-April 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Yesterday
Updated: 8 hours ago

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

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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The winter of our anatomies: Feb. 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 12, 2015
Updated: Thursday, February 19, 2015

The winter of our anatomies: Feb. 12-19

The brain

New research on Broca's area

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/02/brocas-area-brains-scriptwriter-shaping-speech?et_cid=4420409&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, graphic from Biosci. Tech.

Cerebral cortex loss through smoking: reversible?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/02/grey-matter-loss-smoking-may-be-reversible-study?et_cid=4409844&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Not necessarily the brain

Big abdominal cyst

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-208020.full

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

Changes in human dissection techniques over the centuries

http://news.sciencemag.org/archaeology/2015/02/skeletons-hospital-graveyard-shed-light-early-dissections?rss=1

Short, free item, image from Science

Red streaks on the arm and the lymph system

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1406569?query=TOC

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


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You asked about anatomy: Feb. 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 05, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

You asked about anatomy: Feb. 5-12

Around and about the body

What about Marfan syndrome?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sudden-death-what-is-marfan-s-syndrome/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140626

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

Bezoar in the digestive system

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1403124?query=TOC

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

Brains

The brains of SuperAgers (>80 yo)

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/02/superager-brains-yield-new-clues-memories?et_cid=4401351&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Smoking v brain size

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/smoking-shrinks-your-brain/81250917/

Full, free piece from GEN

Insula differences seen in these 6 psychological issues

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/289054.php

Full, free essay from Med. News Today

Palsy and cortical infarction

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-207989.full

Brief, free item, images, reference from BMJ Case Rep.


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Consider the body: Jan. 29-Feb. 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 29, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Consider the body: Jan. 29-Feb. 5

Thanks to 'net detectives Brian Salisbury and Henriette Evans

The OK head

Early modern H. sapiens: morphometric study

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature14134.epdf?referrer_access_token=ECeDapsMxtVuT4TtkBm2-tRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0PzyXn9lyORPoEiuxW2oQ7FC0kQ1zxN97-w_1A93c2QyMYHnzq1wAQ21p-3FMC5OjomWSL9baJzLouUi_86UBQY

Complete, free report, graphics, linked citations from Nature

Hypothalamal cells and overeating

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42015/title/Brain-Cells-Behind-Overeating/

Full, free essay from The Scientist

Head-related damage

Small bumps, headache OK

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/isolated-headache-after-bump-poses-little-brain-injury-risk-for-kids/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150204

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

Tackle football before 12 and cognitive problems

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/29/sports/football/study-points-to-cognitive-dangers-of-tackle-football-before-age-12.html

Full, free newspaper story

Preclinical test for AD: eye-tracking

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/eye-tracking-test-enters-into-the-running-for-an-alzheimer-s-screen/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150202

Full, free story from Sci. Am.

Leaking starts in hippocampal blood brain barrier

http://www.alzforum.org/news/research-news/aging-brain-blood-brain-barrier-starts-leaking-hippocampus

Free abstract from ALZFORUM

Not the head

Gastric lipoma

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-206884.full

Full, free essay, images, references from BMJ Case Rep.

Herniated lung caused by coughing

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1307677?query=TOC

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

The evolution of upright walking

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/02/evolutionary-explanation-walking?et_cid=4398561&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.

Tophus in gout

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1309677?query=TOC

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


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Astonishing anatomy: Jan. 22-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, January 23, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Astonishing anatomy: Jan. 22-29

Getting a head

Lissencephaly

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-206522.full

Complete, free report, MRI's, reference from BMJ Case Rep.

Who was Penghu 1?

http://news.discovery.com/human/evolution/big-toothed-new-human-found-in-taiwan-150127.htm

Full, free essay, image from Discovery

White matter development and childhood neglect

http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2091622

Free abstract from JAMA Ped.

Not the head

Study of hands: Australopithecus was able to make tools

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26844-human-ancestors-got-a-grip-on-tools-3-million-years-ago.html

Full, free essay, images, links from New Sci.

Developing blood vessels near aorta

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41983/title/Image-of-the-Day--Blood-Vessel-Birth/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist



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