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Astonishing anatomy: Jan. 22-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, January 23, 2015
Updated: 2 hours ago

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.

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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The best in anatomy news: Jan. 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 15, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The best in anatomy news: Jan. 15-22

Thanks to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Modern skulls

Vernon Mountcastle, brain researcher, dies

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41932/title/Pioneering-Neuroscientist-Dies/

Full, free obituary, image from The Scientist

Vascular intracranial malformation

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1313525?query=TOC

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

Do men and women have differently wired brains?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41919/title/Crossed-Wires/

Complete, free report, links from The Scientist

Enlarging brain tissue for easier examination

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=133844&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Press release from NSF

Old skulls 

Collection of H. neanderthensis stories

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/neandertals-the-neandertal-mystique/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20150119

Full, linked list from Sci. Am.

How did the Neanderthal brain compare?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/research-finds-neanderthals-were-more-thoughtful-than-we-once-imagined/2015/01/19/c848f040-71ac-11e4-ad12-3734c461eab6_story.html

Complete, free report, images, links from a newspaper

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Is anatomy fate: Jan. 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 08, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Is anatomy fate? Jan. 8-15

Hydrocephalus

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-207109.full

Compete, free report, MRI's, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

Chronic pain and the thalamus

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/01/breakthrough-chronic-pain?et_cid=4361811&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, images from Drug discov. & develop.

Groove in human cerebrums not in chips'

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26778-human-brains-have-a-groovy-feature-that-chimps-dont.html

Full, free essay, links from New Sci.

Exanthematous pustulosis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1401196?query=TOC

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


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Anatomical advances: Jan. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, January 05, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Anatomical advances: Jan. 1-8

Thanks to 'net detective Gary Heiko-Heisermann

Anatomy from here and there

Birth year and risk of obesity

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41836/title/Gene-x-Environment-x-Time/

Complete, free report, links from The Scientist

Treatments compared for osteoarthritis of the knee

http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2088548

Free abstract from Ann. Int. Med.

Human development

What does "full term" mean?

https://www.nichd.nih.gov/ncmhep/terms/Pages/MomsToBe.aspx

Short, free item, graphic from NIH

Human placenta project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGhGkMM9-B0#t=92

Free video from You Tube

Placenta on liver

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/2932608.stm

Full, free essay from BBC



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Current anatomy: Dec. 25-Jan. 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 26, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Current anatomy: Dec. 25-Jan. 1

Rectal foreign body

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2014-207897.full

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

Aortic arch in the neck

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1400771?query=TOC

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

Less physical activity, more fragile bones

http://news.psu.edu/story/339342/2014/12/22/research/fragile-bones-modern-humans-result-reduced-physical-activity

Press release video from Penn State


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Winter anatomy: Dec. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 19, 2014
Updated: Friday, December 19, 2014

Winter anatomy: Dec. 18-25

Paget disease and the tibia

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1403255?query=TOC

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

Diet and obesity

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/food-matters/2014/12/18/the-weight-of-the-world-a-look-at-global-obesity-prevalence-and-dietary-trends/

Full, free blog from Sci. Am.

Lithium and cerebral cortex atrophy

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2014-207646.full

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

Clot removal in stroke patients

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1411587#Discussion

Complete, free article, linked citations, figures from New Engl. j. Med.

A very mobile eardrum

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1403262?query=TOC

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



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The anatomy story: Dec. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 11, 2014
Updated: Friday, December 12, 2014

The anatomy story: Dec. 11-18

Central obesity independent variable in sudden cardiac death

http://heart.bmj.com/content/early/2014/10/30/heartjnl-2014-306238

Free abstract from Heart

Esophageal cyst

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1313198?query=TOC

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

Dendritic "baskets" around bases of hairs

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41635/title/Image-of-the-Day--Salient-Sensors/

Short explanation, image from The Scientst


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Pondering anatomy: Dec. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 04, 2014
Updated: Friday, December 05, 2014

Pondering anatomy: Dec. 4-11

Around and about the body

How does relational reasoning take place?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/12/scientists-detect-brain-network-gives-humans-superior-reasoning-skills?et_cid=4300831&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Valsalva retinopathy

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2014-206733.full

Short, free note, image references from BMJ case rep.

Overweight

Obesity and silent heart damage

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/11/study-obesity-fuels-silent-heart-damage?et_cid=4278344&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Obesity shortens lives

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(14)70229-3/abstract

Free abstract from Lancet


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Concepts in anatomy: Nov. 27-Dec. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, December 01, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Concepts in anatomy: Nov. 27-Dec. 4

The head

Brain city comes to Times Square!

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41536/title/Neuroimaging-Graces-Times-Square/

Short, free item, links from The Scientist

What is the claustrum up to?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/neuronal-superhub-might-generate-consciousness/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20141126

Complete free report from Sci. Am.

Linguistic area imaged

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0112575

Full, free article, images, linked citations from PLoS One

Connection changes with early Alzheimer Disease

http://www2.rsna.org/timssnet/media/pressreleases/14_pr_target.cfm?ID=778

Press release, images from Rad. Soc. Am.

Tumor in the frontal sinus

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2014-204061.full

Free, short item, images, references from BMJ Case Rep.

Elsewhere

Large lateral mass

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2014-206216.full

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

Malformation and the skin

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1312948?query=TOC

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

Circumcision recommendations

file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/devans/My%20Documents/Downloads/CDC-2014-0012-0003.pdf

Full, free document from CDC

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Astounding anatomy: Nov. 20-27

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 20, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Astounding anatomy: Nov. 20-27

The head except the brain

The oddest esophagus ever

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1402434?query=TOC

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

Paranasal sinus study of Neanderthals

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ar.23040/full

Full, free article, images, tables, linked citations from Anatom. Rec.

Paget disease of the skull

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2014-207515.full

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

The brain

The shrinking human brain

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-have-our-brains-started-to-shrink/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20141124

Complete, full report from Sci. Am.

The forgotten brain structure

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41481/title/Brain-Structure-Rediscovered/

Complete, free report, images, links from The Scientist

Neuroplasticity in older people

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/11/many-older-brains-have-plasticity-different-place?et_cid=4275418&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Not just the head

40 years on: the discovery of Luch

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2014/11/24/the-fossil-that-revolutionized-the-search-for-human-origins-qa-with-lucy-discoverer-don-johanson/

Conversation with Donald Johanson, image from Sci. Am.

Osteopetrosis acro-osteolytica in the femur

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2014-207730.full

Complete, free report, references, images from BMJ Case Rep.


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