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Physiology this week: Sept. 6-13

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 8, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Physiology this week: Sept. 6-13

Thanks to 'net detective Shawn Parcells

Eats and the digestive system

Humans can taste oligosaccharides

http://chemse.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/08/23/chemse.bjw088

Abstract from Chem. senses

Serious periodontitis linked to Type II diabetes mellitus

http://www.healio.com/endocrinology/diabetes/news/in-the-journals/%7B0d264891-9130-4b45-a171-843cd3d590ad%7D/severe-periodontitis-tied-to-type-2-diabetes

Short, free item, link from Healio

Is organic food better?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/food-matters/science-versus-organic-food/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160907

Complete, free report, links from Sci. Am.

Matters circulatory

Cognitive impairment due to cardiovascular events

http://m.brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/09/01/brain.aww214.full.pdf

Full, free essay, linked cites., tables from Brain

Atrial fib. linked to cardiovascular disease

http://www.bmj.com/content/354/bmj.i4482

Complete, free report, linked cites., graphics from BMJ

High HDL linked to faster decline in lung function

http://www.medpagetoday.com/clinical-context/copd/60066

Full, free story, link from Medpage today

Physiological bits and bytes

So many types of senses which do humans have?

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/46824/title/Sensory-Biology-Around-the-Animal-Kingdom/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=34141120&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8z_8sLe4Y7SDWwBDJARKZTtHqKDthJ7NIsUSFsLLi3UePvOP7xvFT9u__RDha3ZlTxcYIM03qjwWfgVpaKwrf9RFMxNQ&_hsmi=34141120/

Full, free feature, images, links from The Scientist

Prioritizing memories during sleep

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37312225

Short, free note, link from BBC

Forgetting: how does it work?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/mind-guest-blog/why-do-we-forget/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160913

Full, free blog, links from Sci. Am.

Building panoramic memories

http://news.mit.edu/2016/brain-builds-panoramic-memory-0908

Press release from MIT

The empire strikes back: The immune system

Vaccination policies: Why meningitis outbreaks go on

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/why-is-meningitis-still-causing-deaths-on-u-s-college-campuses/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20160913

Full, free blog, links from Sci. Am.

Survey: The French mistrust vaccines more than others

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mistrust-of-vaccines-is-greatest-in-france/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160909

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

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