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Anatomy update: July 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, July 23, 2015
Updated: 7 hours ago

Anatomy update: July 23-30

Thanks to 'net detective Shawn Parcells

Head and neck

The unique human brain

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-makes-a-human-brain-unique/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20150727

Complete, free report, image from Sci. Am.

Stick through the neck!

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1412571?query=TOC

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

Cervical menigecele

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1408098?query=TOC

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

Other parts

Tubal pregnancies opposite the corpus luteum

http://www.hapsweb.org/members/blog_post.asp?blog=1074642&id=222669

Free abstract from Acta Obstet. Gynocol. Scand.

Tommy John surgery pitcher speaks about the operation

http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/baseball-great-thanks-tommy-john-surgery-decries-its-frequency/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150728

Short, free item, audio file, links from Sci. Am.

 

 

 

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Hot summer of anatomy: July 16-23

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, July 16, 2015
Updated: Monday, July 20, 2015

Hot summer of anatomy: July 16-23

Thanks to 'net detective Rachel Hopp

Holograms to teach anatomy

http://thedaily.case.edu/news/microsoft-highlights-cwru-cleveland-clinic-partnership-in-new-video/

Free video from Cleveland Clinic

Differences in brain trauma recovery? Different wiring

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/07/study-differences-brain-wiring-responsible-different-trauma-recoveries?et_cid=4678124&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, links from Drug discov. & develop.

Cerebrum-like nevus on scalp

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1412178?query=TOC

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

Obese and want to lose weight? Odds are against you

http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2015.302773

Complete, free report from Am. j. Pub. Health

 

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Summer science: July 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, July 10, 2015
Updated: Monday, July 13, 2015

Summer science: July 9-16

A cyst on the wrist

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2014-207758.full

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

The case of the woman with the three ventricles

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-211597.full

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

The mysteries of the brain: visual processing

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78911

Press release, video from NSF

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Beautiful bodies: July 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, July 02, 2015
Updated: Thursday, July 09, 2015

Beautiful bodies: July 2-9

Thanks to 'net detective Gary-Heiko Heisermann

Head and neck

Narrowing below the glottis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1404785?query=TOC

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

Where did we get the eardrum?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-100-year-debate-about-the-eardrum-comes-to-an-end/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20150706

Complete, free report, links from Sci. Am.

Early Homo sp. from Ethiopia

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78837

Press release, slide show from NSF

Brains only

Cinema anatomy: Inside out

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/06/24/what-an-animated-movie-about-feelings-gets-right-about-the-brain/

Complete, free report, video, images from Washington Post

"Glassbrain"

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78811&from=mmg

Slide show from NSF

Hitler and parkinsonism

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/07/hitler-had-diseased-brain-caused-his-downfall?et_cid=4660050&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, links from Biosci. Tech.

Other parts

Polyarthritis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1410743?query=TOC

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


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Wonderful anatomy: June 25-July 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, June 25, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Wonderful anatomy: June 25-July 2

The neck

Addition to the thyroid

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210307.full

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

Consequences of cervical vertebral growths

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210654.full

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

The head

Do your ears hurt when you fly? Here's why:

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/frontiers-for-young-minds/no-wonder-my-ears-hurt-when-flying/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150630

Full, free blog, images, video from Sci. Am.

Are women more likely to develop Alzheimer?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/scientists-look-why-most-alzheimers-patients-are-women?et_cid=4649267&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Thinking test may predict Alzheimer years ahead

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/low-scores-memory-and-thinking-tests-may-signal-alzheimers-earlier-thought?et_cid=4648908&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.

Language area mapping of brain may need redrawing

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/redrawing-language-map-brain?et_cid=4645416&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Odd head shape for baby clue to rare issue

https://gma.yahoo.com/infants-unusual-head-shape-reveals-dangerous-condition-192533298--abc-news-wellness.html?nwltr=icymi_gma_headline

Complete, free report, links, video from ABC News

Other parts

Skin lesions

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1406555?query=TOC

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

Film: Great transitions: The origins of humans

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/film-guides-origin-humans?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=2ee7c31502-BioInteractive_News_Vol_506_22_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-2ee7c31502-69325713

Website from HHMI


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Spring anatomy: June 19-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, June 18, 2015
Updated: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Spring anatomy: June 19-25

Thanks to 'net detective Anya Goldina

Not just the head

Artificial cadaver wins!

http://news.sciencemag.org/health/2015/06/how-scientist-lost-3-million-tv-s-shark-tank-and-still-came-out-ahead?rss=1

Complete, free report, video from Science

Reflections about Ramon y Cajal from a scientific illustrator

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/sa-visual/ramon-y-cajal-and-the-case-for-drawing-in-science2/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150623

Full, free blog, images from Sci. Am.

A problem in some young teenage women

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-209303.full

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

Getting a head

The dynamic cortex: many parts share information

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/06/uncovering-dynamic-cortex?et_cid=4636560&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from R&D Mag.

Murder in the Middle Pleistocene

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0126589

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

40,000 year old Neanderthal-sapiens hybrid found

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43354/title/Neanderthal-Human-Hybrid-Unearthed/

Full, free item, image, links from The Scientist

Early sign of Alzheimer: white matter damage

http://consumer.healthday.com/cognitive-health-information-26/alzheimer-s-news-20/white-matter-damage-in-brain-may-help-identify-early-alzheimer-s-699606.html

Full, free essay from HealthDay News



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Anatomical spring: June 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 12, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Anatomical spring: June 12-19

Just the head

Cerebral arterial circle in macroencephaly

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-209424.full

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

Brain's lymphatic system

http://www.upworthy.com/no-big-deal-or-anything-theres-a-whole-hidden-network-in-your-body-that-scientists-just-discovered?c=upw1&u=976fe28b526922e63b62b6e2751bfb8c57402a4a

Short, free note, image from The Upworthiest

Aging brain shrinks, cell density constant

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/06/cell-density-remains-constant-brain-shrinks-age?et_cid=4624426&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Creativity and the cerebellum

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/05/creativity-tied-cerebellum-first-time?et_cid=4596841&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, links, image from Biosci. Tech.

Post-traumatic brain injuries more frequent in prisons

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/traumatic-brain-injury-prison/?WT.mc_id=SA_IDR_20150609

Full, free essay, links from Sci. Am.

The other parts

Arthroscopic knee surgery: more harmful than good

http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2747

Full, free article, linked citations, graphics from BMJ

Old folks

Big year in paleoanthropology!

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-most-momentous-year-in-the-history-of-paleoanthropology/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20150615

Full, free review, links from Sci. Am.

The origins of Europeans

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/16/science/dna-deciphers-roots-of-modern-europeans.html?_r=0

Full, free article, images, links from The New York Times


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June anatomy: June 7-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015

June anatomy: June 7-12

Not the brain

High heels and visits to the ER

http://www.scientificamerican.com/video/high-heels-high-risk/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150608

Free video from Sci. Am.

Body height and sperm motility

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/sperm-motility-gene-linked-to-height/81251324/

Complete, free report, links from GEN

The brain

Type "O" folks have more gray matter

http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2015/06/o-blood-type-means-more-gray-matter-less-alzheimers-british-researchers-say?et_cid=4614926&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Explorers of the brain

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78672

Free audio file from NSF


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Annual conference anatomy: May 21-June 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 21, 2015
Updated: Monday, June 08, 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.

What is ox-eye?

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2015/bcr-2015-210979.full

Complete, free report, images, linked citations from BMJ Case Rep.

Sign of Lyme disease in child

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1408084?query=TOC

Short piece, images 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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