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Anatomy now: Oct. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Anatomy now: Oct. 11-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, October 12, 2017

The head

The actor is having mini-strokes. What's up?

https://www.livescience.com/60657-frankie-muniz-ministrokes.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171012-ls

Full, free essay, video, links: LIve sci.

Mixed martial arts, boxing and the brain

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/will-studies-of-700-pro-fighters-help-predict-future-brain-damage/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mind&utm_content=link&utm_term=_more-stories

Full, free article: Sci. Am.

Demyelination in children

http://nn.neurology.org/content/4/6/e395.full.pdf+html

Complete, free report, images, refs.: Neurology

What caused this lumpy tongue?

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1700204?query=TOC

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

Not necessarily the head

What does beauty really mean?

https://www.livescience.com/60652-evolving-beauty-people-magazine.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171011-ls

Complete, free report, links: People

40% of US adults obese

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db288.htm

Full, free essay, links, graphics, refs.: MMWR

No proof that Kegel exercises work best

http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2017/09/04/bjsports-2017-098046?utm_source=STAT%20Newsletters&utm_campaign=549956e784-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-549956e784-149927409

Free abstract: Brit. j. sports med.

Supracondylar fracture in arm and palsy

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-222303.full

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

 

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Useful anatomy: Oct. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Terry Thompson, Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Kevin Patton, and Karen Groh

Around and about the body

Childhood obesity leveling off: industrial countries

https://www.statnews.com/2017/10/10/childrens-obesity-peak/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=2476e3e2a0-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-2476e3e2a0-149927409

Full, free essay: Stat

History of human skeleton preparations

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/history-gruesome-skeleton-anatomists?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=39707440ba-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_10_05&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-39707440ba-66564973&ct=t()&mc_cid=39707440ba&mc_eid=c78e42df3d

Complete, free report, images, links: Atlas obscura

Portrait of an anatomist

http://www.med.monash.edu.au/anatomy/info/michelle-lazarus-centre-bio.html

Webpage: Monash U.

New function of hippocampus: functional connectivity

https://www.technologynetworks.com/neuroscience/news/new-function-of-the-hippocampus-revealed-292781

Full, free story, images, links: Neurosci.

Frontostriatal issues cause tinnitus, chronic pain

http://www.cell.com/trends/cognitive-sciences/abstract/S1364-6613(15)00179-5?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS1364661315001795%3Fshowall%3Dtrue

Free abstract, images: Trends cog. sci.

Skeletal muscles

Teaching muscle functions

https://www.lifescitrc.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=9804

Full, free resource: LifeSciTRC

Translating skeletal muscle names

https://lionden.com/tips-lab-anatomy-muscle-names.htm

Short, free item, videos: Lion den

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Aantomical news: Sept. 27-Oct. 4

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

Thanks to web detectives Lori Robinson, Kevin Petti, A.J. Petto, and Heiko Heisermann

Getting a head

Iris cyst

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-222126.full

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

20% of US teenagers have concussions

https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/about-1-5-teens-has-had-concussion

Short, free item, links: Sci. news

Recovery from concussions slower in young women

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/concussion-recovery-is-slower-in-girls-mounting-evidence-suggests/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-10-02_top-stories

Complete, free report, links: Sci. Am.

Around and about the body

Crab lice climbing in hairs of inguinal area

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1700352?query=TOC

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

Cross sectional anatomy of the thorax

http://www.wesnorman.com/thoraxcrosssections.htm

Free website

Anatomica Italiana del sud

https://anatomiaitaliana.com/anatomia-italiana-del-sud/

Website: June 9-21, registration open now!

Atlases of human anatomical variations

http://www.anatomyatlases.org/AnatomicVariants/AnatomyHP.shtml

Free website

What is a pulled muscle?

https://www.popsci.com/what-makes-muscle-pull?CMPID=ene100317&spMailingID=30865524&spUserID=NDk2MTgwNDU2MzMyS0&spJobID=1140348087&spReportId=MTE0MDM0ODA4NwS2#page-2

Complete, free report: Pop. sci.

What happens when you give your body to science

http://umagazinology.jhu.edu/2017/09/21/pardon-me-while-i-humble-brag/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+umagazinology+%28UMagazinology+-+News+and+observations+on+university+magazines%29

Free blurb: UTNE

 

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Autumn anatomy: Sept. 20-27

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, September 22, 2017

Thanks to web detective Wendy Gean

Getting a head

Ossified styloid ligaments: Eagle syndrome

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1703542?query=TOC

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

What are the facts behind that player's brain injury?

https://www.livescience.com/60515-aaron-hernandez-facts-about-cte.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170926-ls

Full, free article, links: Live sci.

Football before 12 years: long-term brain issues

https://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2017/09/neuro-expert-links-football-age-12-long-term-brain-effects?et_cid=6110418&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=6110418&et_rid=54713780&linkid=https%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2017%2f09%2fneuro-expert-links-football-age-12-long-term-brain-effects%3fet_cid%3d6110418%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26type%3dheadline

Full, free essay, links: Biosci. tech.

Finding Alzheimer disease earlier

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23531442-100-ai-spots-alzheimers-brain-changes-years-before-symptoms-emerge/?cmpid=NLC%7CNSNS%7C2017-2109-GLOBAL&utm_medium=NLC&utm_source=NSNS

Complete, full report, links: New sci.

Around and about the body

Cadaver workshop

https://www.uab.edu/medicine/cdib/education-and-training/gate-gross-anatomy-for-teacher-education

Free webpage: U. Alabama/B

27 odd medical cases

https://www.livescience.com/37919-oddest-medical-case-reports.html

Free slideshow: Live sci.

Inhaled crushed pills: lung granulomas

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1701787?query=TOC

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

Benefits of bariatric surgery persist at 12 years

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1700459?query=pfw&jwd=000012278332&jspc=

Free abstract: New Engl. j. med.

Neanderthal growth

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/357/6357/1282.full

Full, free article, linked cites., figs.: Science

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Anatomical September: Sept. 13-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Bodies: Sept. 6-13

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

Thanks to web detectives A.J Petto, Kevin Patton, and Kerrie Hoar

Dem bones

Bone story: Stone age women traveled more than men

http://www.upworthy.com/ancient-skeletons-are-upending-what-we-know-about-how-far-women-traveled-in-the-stone-age?c=upw1

Full, free story, image, link: Upworthy

What's so special about the clavicle?

http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/pdf/10.1148/radiographics.9.4.2756192

Complete, free report, images, refs.: RadioGraphics

Getting a head

Teenage concussion and later multiple sclerosis

https://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2017/09/concussion-teenagers-increases-risk-multiple-sclerosis-later-life?et_cid=6091740&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6091740&et_rid=54713780&linkid=https%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2017%2f09%2fconcussion-teenagers-increases-risk-multiple-sclerosis-later-life%3fet_cid%3d6091740%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report: Biosci. tech.

Brain collections

http://www.atlasobscura.com/lists/human-brain-collections-museums?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=68b96da540-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-68b96da540-66564973&ct=t(Newsletter_9_7_2017)&mc_cid=68b96da540&mc_eid=c78e42df3d

Short introduction, images, links: Atlas obscura

Odors and obesity

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/366204

Short, free item, ref.: BioTechniq.

Around and about the body

Nanoparticles from tattoos found in lymph nodes

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2017/09/study-finds-nanoparticles-tattoos-can-travel-lymph-nodes?et_cid=6093732&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6093732&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report: R&D mag.

Healthy obesity? Not so much

http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/70/12/1429?sso=1&sso_redirect_count=3&access_token=&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=4468493968-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-4468493968-149927409

Free abstract: J. Am. coll. cardio.

Big bladder stone

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1611578?query=TOC

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

Human anatomical variations

http://www.anatomyatlases.org/AnatomicVariants/AnatomyHP.shtml#TOC

Lists, links, refs.: Anatom. atlases

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Anatomical news: Aug. 30-Sept. 6

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 31, 2017
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Currrent anatomy: Aug. 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, August 25, 2017

Thanks to web detective Paul Blumstein

Weighty concerns

Long-term health and eating disorders

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0181104

Full, free essay, linked cites., tables: PLoS One

Athletes losing weight fast: problematical?

https://www.statnews.com/2017/08/25/mcgregor-mayweather-weight/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=dd51ae910e-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-dd51ae910e-149927409

Complete, free report, links: STAT

Around and about the body

Lower leg elephantiasis and lymphedema

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2017/bcr-2017-221014.full

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

PET scans reveal: mild dementia? Not always Alzheimer

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/brain-scans-show-many-alzheimers-patients-may-not-actually-have-the-disease/2017/07/18/52013620-6bf2-11e7-9c15-177740635e83_story.html?utm_term=.6426ba3d8d52

Full, free article, images, link, video: Washington post

Head trauma in H.S. athletes

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/head-trauma-in-high-school-football-may-be-more-complicated-than-we-thought/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20170829

Complete, free report, links: Sci. Am.

Tooth chipping in ancient Homo naledi

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/nitty-gritty-homo-naledis-diet-revealed-its-teeth?utm_source=editorspicks082717&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Editors_Picks

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

 

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August anatomy: Aig. 16-23

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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