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Anatomy now: Aug. 24-31

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 25, 2016
Updated: Saturday, August 27, 2016

Anatomy now: Aug. 24-31

Thanks to 'net detectives Terry Thompson, Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, and Paul Blumstein

The head

Facial reconstruction of 2,000-year old Egyptian woman

http://www.attn.com/stories/10897/researchers-reconstruct-face-of-2000-year-old-woman

Press release, video, link from U. Melbourne

Mapping the mouse brain neuron-by-neuron

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/brain-mapped-at-single-neuron-level-of-resolution/81253112/

Humans later; Complete, free report, images from GEN

Huge aneurysm in cranium

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1513571?query=TOC

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

Around and about the body

Anatomy students dissect sandwich

http://www.theonion.com/article/incoming-class-subway-trainees-spends-week-practic-53592

Get a smile from this story from The Onion

Cervical stenosis

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217161.full

Short, free note, linked citations, images from BMJ case rep.

Working on the Terminologica anatomica

http://elpaso.ttuhsc.edu/som/curriculum/ClinicalAnatomicalTerminology.aspx

Website from Texas tech. u.

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August anatomy: Aug. 17-24

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

August anatomy: Aug. 17-24

Thanks to 'net detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin and A.J. Petto

Around and about the body

Cadaver donations to med schools increasing

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/08/17/body-donations-on-rise-at-us-medical-schools.html

Complete, free report from Fox news

What happens when you crack your knuckles?

http://www.inquisitr.com/3433865/can-cracking-your-knuckles-actually-be-good-for-you-new-study-may-surprise-you/

Full, free essay, MRI's from The Inquisitr

Human embryology animations

http://www.indiana.edu/~anat550/embryo_main/

From website

Want an on-line version of Terminologia Anatomica?

https://www.unifr.ch/ifaa/Public/EntryPage/ViewTAOnLine.html

Free website

Stopping teen-age obesity and eating disorders

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2016/08/18/peds.2016-1649

Full, free article, linked cites., tables from Pediatrics

Evolution

Seven famous ancient skeletons

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/historian-traces-rise-celebrity-hominid-fossils?utm_source=Society+for+Science+Newsletters&utm_campaign=824977107a-Latest_From_Science_News&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a4c415a67f-824977107a-104716021

Free review of book from Sci. news

Evolutionary link: hands and fins

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/18/science/from-fins-into-hands-scientists-discover-a-deep-evolutionary-link.html?smid=tw-share&_r=1

Full, free essay, links, images from NY times

Circulation

Arteritis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1503040?query=TOC

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

Fidget while you sit: prevent arterial dysfunction

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/uom-ttb080416.php

Press release from Eureka alert!

Mid-aortic syndrome

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-217139.full

Brief, free item, linked cites., images from BMJ case rep.

The nervous system

Zika babies' brain scans

http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584

Complete, free report, images, linked cites. from Radiology

Where does your brain process sentences?

http://www.rochester.edu/newscenter/this-is-your-brain-on-sentences/

Press release, images from U. Rochester

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Anatomical concepts now: Aug. 10-17

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Anatomical concepts now: Aug. 10-17

Thanks to 'net detectives Judith Gibber, Jon Jackson, A.J. Petto, Lisa Caputo, and Volha Minich

Circulation

Calcified abdominal aorta

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1513692?query=TOC

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

Cardiovascular health and jobs

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6531a1.htm?s_cid=mm6531a1_e

Complete, free report, refs., tables from MMWR

Enlarged right atrium

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1513588?query=TOC

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

Cupping

Does dry cupping work?

http://www.bodyworkmovementtherapies.com/article/S1360-8592(15)00279-X/pdf

Complete, free report, linked cites. from J. bodywork move. therapies

Olympic athletes use cupping

http://thescienceexplorer.com/brain-and-body/cupping-olympics-what-it-and-why-do-athletes-use-it?

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

Video of cupping

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/08/08/bay-area-physical-therapist-using-cupping-therapy-on-athletes-in-rio-games/

Free from KPIX

Around and about the body

Detecting sports-related concussions earlier

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/08/when-get-your-head-out-game?et_cid=5454488&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=5454488&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f08%2fwhen-get-your-head-out-game%3fet_cid%3d5454488%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26type%3dheadline

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

Look at the body, guess the sport

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/09/sports/olympics/olympic-bodies-can-you-guess-their-sport.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

Free website from NY times

Small intestine out the vagina

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216573.full

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

Popcorn lung (bronchiolitis obliterans) and e-cigarettes

http://remedydaily.com/2016/08/01/understanding-bronchiolitis-obliterans-aka-popcorn-lung-and-its-link-to-vaping/?src=fbfan_54377&t=fbsfg

Full, free essay, images, linked citations from Remade Daily

Old folks

Not so old: Who perpetrated the Piltdown hoax?

http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/3/8/160328

Full, free article, linked cites., images from Roy. soc. open sci.

Oldest primate?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/08/25-little-bones-tell-puzzling-story-about-early-primate-evolution?et_cid=5468256&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5468256&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f08%2f25-little-bones-tell-puzzling-story-about-early-primate-evolution%3fet_cid%3d5468256%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

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Amazing anatomy: Aug. 3-10

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Amazing anatomy: Aug. 3-10

Thanks to 'net detective Dic Charge

Brain network changes with age

www.neurobiologyofaging.org/article/S0197-4580(16)30030-6/abstract

Free abstract from Neurobio. of aging

Aortic regurgitation

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216475.full

Short, free item, images, video, citations from BMJ case rep.

The true structure of the human clitoris

http://bust.com/sex/10347-your-clitoris-is-ginormous-and-internal-and-no-one-knew-that-until-2009.html

Complete, free report, images, links from Bust

Urticaria in young child

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1508654?query=TOC

Free short note, images from New Engl. j. med.

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The human human machine: July 26-Aug. 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The human human machine: July 26-Aug. 3

Thanks to 'net detective Valerie Dean O'Loughlin

Here and there about the body

Artery pressing on esophagus--dysphagia results

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1600874?query=TOC

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

Serious birth defects not always fatal

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/07/study-severe-birth-defects-not-lethal-docs-once-said?et_cid=5413891&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5413891&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2fstudy-severe-birth-defects-not-lethal-docs-once-said%3fet_cid%3d5413891%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

Greater fracture risk with bariatric surgery

http://www.bmj.com/content/354/bmj.i3794

Full, free article, linked citations, graphics from BMJ

The dead

"Body farms:" what are they good for?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2015/06/10/these-six-body-farms-help-forensic-anthropologists-learn-to-solve-crimes/#42aadd9116fb

Complete, free report, images, links from Forbes

Cadavers and education

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/body-donation-cadavers-anatomy-medical-education/

Full, free essay, images from Nat'l. geo.

Neanderthals in Gibraltar caves

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-36935232

Short, free note, video from BBC

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Anatomy now: July 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Anatomy now: July 19-26

Thanks to 'net detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, A.J. Petto, Candice Dahlgren, and Margaret Weck

Getting a head

97 newly-discovered regions of human brain

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature18933.epdf?referrer_access_token=BXgBmigIqB0DBxH7aKNCHNRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0O0Lx4Tw9Skr3oFpihwmWy3rOpIR_PgsKSYzJ0kckcyZVubMoWVn1F0nPCMpkB1956MF9lJEiw5_Q413j8UGvT7SIN0e02T4Cn8tL2UHeDImhhy_GhryTlsNa_uqdKFa15iPs-rVcpEwUKXgjZdXueQyOH8PILU39qw2kL9Jr8D-5WLQ7C8TaMKgoy2TTDk0VdKOpe5wKsCxqj_YHiwUEIQbveLTiVqv4_8YD1wda5BlvSxRxsBgivVPbZj6ZkSkdDz2f5lZbMzYsOc8cPKcmjY&tracking_referrer=www.nytimes.com

Complete, free report, linked citations, images from Nature

Your brain on meth? No, math!

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/07/watching-brain-do-math?et_cid=5404982&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5404982&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2fwatching-brain-do-math%3fet_cid%3d5404982%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from R&D mag.

Changes in the adolescent brain

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-36887224

Full, free story, links from BBC

Elsewhere in the body

Slender but with obesity-related conditions?

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/26/health/skinny-fat.html?_r=0

Complete, free report, links from NY times

Ten misconceptions about evolution

http://biologos.org/blogs/jim-stump-faith-and-science-seeking-understanding/10-misconceptions-about-evolution

Full, free essay, links, image from BioLogos

Graves disease

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1506674?query=TOC

Short note, images from New Engl. j. med.

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Seasonal anatomy: July 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Seasonal anatomy: July 12-19

Thanks to 'net detectives Katja Hoehn, Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Judith Gibber, and Barbara Heard

Female urinary sphincter

Therapeutic targets for stress incontinence

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/221690545_Neurophysiology_and_therapeutic_receptor_targets_for_stress_urinary_incontinence

Rev. article, images, linked citations from International j. urol.

Fetal development of...

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009042951301011X

Free abstract from Urology

Getting a head

Will Chinese fossil finds rewrite human evolution?

http://www.nature.com/news/how-china-is-rewriting-the-book-on-human-origins-1.20231#evolution

Full, free essay, images, linked citations from Nature

Traumatic brain injury and parkinsonism

http://archneur.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2532818

Full, free essay, graphics, linked citations from JAMA neurol.

Traumatic pituitary damage and PTSD

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/damage-to-pea-size-gland-may-cause-ptsd-like-symptoms/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160713

Complete, free report, links from Sci. Am.

Around and about the body

Diverticulosis of jejunum

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1511165?query=TOC

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

Even slightly overweight also have increased mortality risk

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)30175-1/abstract

Complete, free report from Lancet

Victorian fetal dissections

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-fetus-dissections-victorian-era-helped-shape-todays-abortion-wars-180959782/

Full, free essay, image, links from The Smithsonian

Circulatory system

http://images.slideplayer.com/26/8427845/slides/slide_2.jpg

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Anatomy this week: July 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Anatomy this week: July 5-12

Thanks to 'net detectives Linda Moussakova, A.J. Petto, and Phil Tate

Getting a head

Lots of neutrophils in the anterior chamber

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1509932?query=TOC

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

Changes in eyes due to space flight

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/the-mysterious-syndrome-impairing-astronauts-eyesight/2016/07/09/f20fb9a6-41f1-11e6-88d0-6adee48be8bc_story.html

Full, free essay, video, links from Wash. post.

Dental feature allows for primate evolution tracking

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/07/changes-primate-teeth-linked-rise-monkeys?et_cid=5388117&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5388117&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2fchanges-primate-teeth-linked-rise-monkeys%3fet_cid%3d5388117%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

Why did that tooth hurt so much?

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216326.full

Brief, free story, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

Inferior to the head

Development and cardiac hypertrophy

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/07/study-identifies-developmental-cause-cardiac-hypertrophy?et_cid=5381786&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5381786&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2fstudy-identifies-developmental-cause-cardiac-hypertrophy%3fet_cid%3d5381786%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop. 

Displays

An approach to teaching anatomy

http://horsesinsideout.com/

Website, images

History of cadaver dissections

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4582158/pdf/acb-48-153.pdf

Complete, free report from Anat. and cell biol.

Dissection scrapbook

https://anthropotomia.univ-tours.fr/index.php/fr/

Website from U. Tours; in French

Loveliest anatomical theaters

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-most-beautiful-anatomical-theaters

Full, free essay from Atlas obscure.

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Anatomy news: June 24-July 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 24, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Anatomy news: June 24-July 5

Atrial embolus

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-215136.full

Short, free note, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

Hair, feathers, and scales have common origin

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/2/6/e1600708

Free abstract from Sci. advance.

Darker skin, stronger skin

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/06/darker-skin-stronger-says-new-view-human-skin-color?et_cid=5362573&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5362573&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f06%2fdarker-skin-stronger-says-new-view-human-skin-color%3fet_cid%3d5362573%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from Biosci. tech.

Longer list of zika-related birth defects

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/list-of-possible-zika-birth-defects-grows-longer/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20160629

Full, free item, links from Sci. Am.

"Deep skull:" where did she come from?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/06/ancient-deep-skull-borneo-full-surprises?et_cid=5365380&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5365380&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f06%2fancient-deep-skull-borneo-full-surprises%3fet_cid%3d5365380%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from R&D mag.

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Human bodies: June 17-24

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 17, 2016
Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016

Human bodies: June 17-24

Thanks to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Around and about the body

Corpus callosum infarction

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216071.full

Short, free note, images, linked citations from BMJ case rep.

Right/left brain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfYbgdo8e-8&feature=youtu.be

Popular presentation from You Tube

Almost 2 million pediatric concussion cases in US/year?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/06/nearly-2m-concussions-kids-sports-play-yearly?et_cid=5350319&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5350319&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f06%2fnearly-2m-concussions-kids-sports-play-yearly%3fet_cid%3d5350319%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from R&D mag.

Overweight

Therapy: obese, Type II diabetics show improvement

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/06/overweight-obese-type-2-patients-show-improvements-nutrition-therapy?et_cid=5353107&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5353107&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f06%2foverweight-obese-type-2-patients-show-improvements-nutrition-therapy%3fet_cid%3d5353107%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from R&D mag.

Obesity rates in US men constant, not women

http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/general-oncology/rising-number-of-american-women-are-obese/article/501652/?DCMP=EMC-ONA_EditorsChoice&cpn=&hmSubId=&hmEmail=gQml88TCOZh5WGc6z4XltQ2&NID=1598750622&dl=0&spMailingID=14754874&spUserID=NTQ2MjY4MDk2ODIS1&spJobID=801176089&spReportId=ODAxMTc2MDg5S0

Complete, free report from Oncol. nurse advis.

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