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The human human machine: July 26-Aug. 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2016

The human human machine: July 26-Aug. 3

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

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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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Anatomy this week: June 10-17

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 10, 2016
Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2016

Anatomy this week: June 10-17

Thanks to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Around and about the body

Oldest tattoos

http://www.seeker.com/oetzi-the-iceman-has-worlds-oldest-tattoos-1770642069.html#news.discovery.com

Complete, free report, links, image from Seeker

Stomach drain for obesity

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/06/fda-approves-stomach-draining-obesity-treatment?et_cid=5341759&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5341759&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f06%2ffda-approves-stomach-draining-obesity-treatment%3fet_cid%3d5341759%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Short, free note from R&D mag.

Evolution and development

Why do men have nipples?

https://www.verywell.com/why-do-men-have-nipples-2328794

Short, free item, links from Very well

What are the origins of Homo floresensis?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fossils-hint-at-long-sought-ancestor-of-weirdest-human-species/?WT.mc_id=SA_BS_20160610

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

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Anatomical update: June 3-10

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 03, 2016
Updated: Friday, June 10, 2016

Anatomical update: June 3-10

Thanks to 'net detectives Jon Jackson and Kevin Petti

The head and neck

Missing internal carotid artery

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216177.full

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

Facial ptosis

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1507967?query=TOC

Brief, free item, image, video from New Engl. j. med.

Gross anatomical matters

Gross anatomy lab design

http://www.anatomy.org/gross-anatomy-laboratory-design.html

Free listing from Am. assoc. anatom.

Ventricular septal defect after heart attack

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1512579?query=TOC

Short note, sonograms, EKG's, videos from New Engl. j. med.

Morbid anatomy

http://illustratedanatomy.tumblr.com/post/145329334453/t-s-k-b-morbid-anatomy-new-morbid-anatomy-book

Free images from Tumblr

Long ago and far away

Did various species of hominins coexist?

http://www.rdmag.com/article/2016/06/evidence-coexistence-early-hominins?et_cid=5328653&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5328653&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2farticle%2f2016%2f06%2fevidence-coexistence-early-hominins%3fet_cid%3d5328653%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay from R&D mag.

Anatomical wax museum

https://www.facebook.com/AnatomiaItaliana/photos/a.438038722939632.1073741825.427025044041000/1068073579936140/?type=3&theater

Free page from Facebook

Secret brain anatomy from Sistine chapel

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/michelangelos-secret-message-in-the-sistine-chapel-a-juxtaposition-of-god-and-the-human-brain/

Complete, free report, images from Sci. Am.

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Current anatomy: May 27-June 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, May 27, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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Anatomy this week: May 20-27

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, May 20, 2016
Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016

Anatomy this week: May 20-27

Thanks to 'net detectives Linda Moussakova and Kevin Petti

Obesity and weight control

Diabetic ketoacidosis after bariatric surgery

http://www.physiciansbriefing.com/Article.asp?AID=711012

Free, short note from Physician's briefing

Bariatric surgery recommended for type II diabetes

http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/39/6/861

Complete, free report, images, linked cites from Diabetes care

Low spexin (hormone) linked to adolescent obesity

http://press.endocrine.org/doi/pdf/10.1210/jc.2016-1177

Full, free article, graphics from J. clin. endocrinol.

Bisphenol A from plastics and childhood obesity

http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/ehp205/

Free abstract from Environ. health persp.

Here and there around the body

Morbidity of the foreskin

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/137/5/e20154340

Complete, free report, linked citations, graphics from Pediatrics

Zika and microcephaly

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1605367?query=TOC

Full, free article, graphic, refs. from New Engl. j. med.

Repetitive sub-concussions may lead to eye disorders

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/repeated-sub-concussion-head-impacts-may-affect-eye-function/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20160524

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

Displays and books on anatomy

Check out the image gallery

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/dreamanatomy/da_gallery.html

From Nat'l. libr. med.

Historical anatomy views

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/albinus_home.html

From Nat'l. libr. med.

Anatomical Venus

http://publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/tip-sheet/article/70413-the-strange-beauty-of-the-anatomical-venus.html?twref

Free book review from PW

New app anatomy museum

http://www.scotsman.com/news/education/university-of-edinburgh-unveils-new-app-for-anatomical-museum-1-4129144

Full, free story from The Scotsman

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