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Anatomical emporium: March 13-20

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Amazing anatomy: March 6-13

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thanks to web detectives Kevin Patton and A.J. Petto

BMI

Weight loss and Type II diabetes remission

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(19)30068-3/fulltext

Free summary: Lancet

Low BMI, higher metabolism? Nope

https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/07/health/skinny-metabolism-food-drayer/index.html

Complete, free report, links: CNN

Worldwide rise in teen obesity

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)32427-9/fulltext?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=e894867073-MR_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-e894867073-149927409

Full, free essay, tables, linked cites.: Lancet

Parts

How the human embryo organizes itself

https://elifesciences.org/articles/40526

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

Crepitus: when your joints are noisy

https://theconversation.com/what-makes-joints-pop-and-crack-and-is-it-a-sign-of-disease-113076

Full, free story, links: Conversation

Chronic melanocytic nevus

https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-47524708

Complete, free report, link, images: BBC

Woman behind anatomy illustrations

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/body-work-pioneering-women-behind-groundbreaking-grant-s-atlas-anatomy

Full, free biography, video: U. Toronto

Retinal changes with Alzheimer disease

https://www.genengnews.com/news/alzheimers-disease-signs-detected-by-noninvasive-eye-scan/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20190311&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

Full, free essay, images, link: GEN

Superior parts

The hippocampus and reinforcement learning

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-08998-1

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs: Nature

Ancient humans had bad teeth

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/03/disorder-left-ancient-human-relative-teeth-pocked-golf-balls?utm_campaign=news_daily_2019-03-07&et_rid=51728656&et_cid=2703960

Free, short item, image: Science

Chest circumference and exercise participation

https://www.jsams.org/article/S1440-2440(18)30875-2/abstract

Free abstract: J. sci. and med. sport

Tags:  joint noise 

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Anatomy now: Feb. 27-March 6

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, February 28, 2019
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Blizzard of anatomy: Feb. 20-27

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thanks to net detective A.J. Petto

Neuroanatomy

Reviewing parkinsonism

https://www.biotechniques.com/cell-and-development-biology/reviewing-parkinsons/

Full, free essay: Biotechniq.

The smart spinal nerve cord?

https://www.biotechniques.com/preclinical/smarty-pants/

Complete, free report, images: Biotechniq.

Myth? Male/female brain

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/feb/24/meet-the-neuroscientist-shattering-the-myth-of-the-gendered-brain-gina-rippon

Full, free story, link: Guardian

Anatomy from here and there

Upright walking and some hominin ankle bones

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/african-hominid-ardipithecus-ramidus-fossils-upright-walking

Full, free article, images, links, refs.: Sci. news

Rash on upper extremity

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1809179?query=TOC

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

California to outlaw animal dissections?

https://www.peta.org/media/news-releases/assembly-member-ash-kalra-and-animal-and-science-advocates-introduce-bill-to-make-california-animal-dissection-free/

Free website: PETA

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Valentine's anatomy: Feb. 13-20

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, February 14, 2019
Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Thanks to web detectives Lauren McDaniel, Kevin Patton, and A.J. Petto

Circulation

The yo-yo champ's index finger

https://www.livescience.com/64785-yo-yo-finger-angiogram.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190218-ls

Full, free essay, angiogram, links: Live sci.

Precapillary sphincters and microcirculation

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3751330/

Complete, free report, images, links: J. physiol. sci.

Valentine's heart viewed near heart

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1716103

Short explanation, images: New Engl.  j. med.

Elsewhere

Skin asphyxiation? Not really

https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p06dntd7/goldfinger-and-the-myth-of-a-bond-girl-s-death

Free video: BBC

Florescent urine: sign of organ rejection

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-02-fluorescing-urine-transplant-needle-biopsies.html

Full, free item: Medxpress

Sperm: Live long and prosper

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/evl3.101?_ga=2.36273824.1051139525.1550181569-821220375.1550018486&

Full, free essay, linked cites., figs.: Evol. let.

"Jell-O" in the ear?

https://www.livescience.com/64781-jello-membrane-tunes-your-ear.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190216-ls

Complete, free report, image, links: Live sci.

How many creationists in US? Depends.

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/how-many-creationists-are-there-in-america/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=sciences&utm_content=link&utm_term=2019-02-15_more-stories

Full, free article, links, graphics: Sci. Am.

 

 

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Mid-winter anatomy: Feb 6-13

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, February 7, 2019

Thanks to web detectives Anya Goldina, William Hoover, and A. J. Petto

Body shapes

Global increase in height, more cesareans

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2018.2425

Full, free essay, linked cites., figs.: Proc. roy. soc. B

Health changes after gastric bypass

https://academic.oup.com/jcem/article/104/3/711/5289722

Complete, free report, tables: J. clin. endocrinol. metabol.

General anatomical help

Did that organ come from an executed prisoner?

https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/2/e024473

Full, free article, linked cites,, graphics: BMJ

Look it up in Terminologia anatomica!

http://terminologia-anatomica.org/en/Terms/View?sitemapItemId=197

Free website

Anatomical terminology

http://anatomyalmanac.blogspot.com/

Free website

Check out some of da Vinci's anatomical work!

https://www.rct.uk/collection/themes/exhibitions/leonardo-da-vinci-a-life-in-drawing/the-queens-gallery-buckingham/the-exhibition/the-return-to-anatomy-c-1506-10

Another free website

Body parts

Lots of sore throats? Smaller tonsil lymphoid tissues

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/recurrent-strep-throat-tonsils-immune-system

Full, free article, images, links, refs.: Sci. news

Alzheimer and air pollution

https://www.biotechniques.com/chemical-biology-bio-and-analytical-chemistry/inside-the-orbital-air-pollution-linked-to-alzheimers-within-the-m25/

Full, free story: Biotechniq.

Sneezes and diseases

https://www.biotechniques.com/microbiology-virology/coughs-and-sneezes-spread-diseases-the-science-behind-the-saying/

Complete, free report: Biotechniq.

Breaking the 5th metatarsal

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1815627?query=TOC

Free perspective, audio file, refs.; New Engl. j. med.

Tags:  da Vinci 

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Bodies: Jan. 30-Feb. 6

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thanks to web detectives Kevin Patton and A.J. Petto

The head

Bobblehead syndrome

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1808747?query=TOC

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

He had chronic traumatic encephalopathic

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/31/sports/cte-football-hairston-super-bowl.html

Full, free essay, links, images: NY times

Clever Neanderthal people

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00445-x?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=40fac86873-briefing-dy-20190205&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-40fac86873-43278877

Full, free article, image, links: Nature

Pain center in amygdala

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/01/17/686205971/scientists-find-brain-cells-that-make-pain-hurt

Full, free story, links: Science

Looking anew at human neurogenesis

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2019/01/30/new-look-neurogenesis-humans/#.XFNWJfh8CM8

Complete, free report, graphic, links: Discover

Not the head

She had spontaneous coronary artery dissection

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/01/well/live/doctors-women-heart-attacks-scad.html

Complete, full report, links: NY times

(Near) death by toothpick

https://www.livescience.com/64656-athlete-swallowed-toothpick-injury.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190201-ls

Full, free essay, image, links: Live sci.

Mammalian evolution in real time--mice

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/01/unprecedentedly-thorough-evolution-experiment/581521/?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=82cc3a3e8c-briefing-dy-20190201&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-82cc3a3e8c-43278877

Full, free item, links, images: Atlantic

Tags:  amygdala  pain center 

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Wonderland of anatomy: Jan. 23-30

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, January 24, 2019

Interesting ideas

Crocheted cadaver

https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2019/01/skeleton-and-organs-crocheted-by-shanell-papp/?mc_cid=47a5968d8b&mc_eid=6f8a7748bd

Brief item, images: Colossal

Brain preservation company

https://www.statnews.com/2019/01/30/nectome-brain-preservation-redemption/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=0cb1bd117d-MR_COPY_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-0cb1bd117d-149927409

Complete, free report, links: STAT

Notes from all over

Weight loss: fast or slow better?

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jobe/2019/3609642/

Full, free article, linked cites., figs.: J. obesity

Bypassing the primary visual cortex

https://www.biotechniques.com/preclinical/bypassing-the-primary-visual-cortex-how-mammal-brains-process-and-react-to-movement/

Complete, free report, image: Biotechniq.

The jackass and the catfish

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23772484.2018.1555436

Full, free essay, linked cites., graphics: Oto-larygol. case rep.

Looking inside capillaries

https://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2019/01/new-technology-gives-unprecedented-look-inside-capillaries/

Free press release: Northwestern U.

Enlarged liver and spleen: What's up?

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1803648?query=TOC

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

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Winter of anatomy: Jan. 16-23

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thanks to web detectives Kevin Patton and A.J. Petto

Brains

Blood-brain barrier failure: sign of dysfunction

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-018-0297-y

Free abstract: Nature

What does the cerebellum do? Lots.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-cerebellum-is-your-little-brain-and-it-does-some-pretty-big-things/

Full, free essay, links: Sci. Am.

Concussion, epilepsy linked

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2019/01/scientists-link-concussions-epilepsy-development?type=headline&et_cid=6585419&et_rid=54713780&linkid=Mobius_Link

Complete, free report: R&D mag.

Abominable abdominal

What is vasa previa?

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1808778?query=TOC

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

Opioid-using mom, abdominal birth defect in kid

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/01/17/health/birth-defect-gastroschisis-opioid-study/index.html

Full, free essay, images, links: CNN

Stand up, lose weight!

https://www.biotechniques.com/bioengineering-biophysics/standing-to-lose-weight/

Complete, free report, links: Biotechniq.

Elsewhere

Trans-cortical blood vessels in bones

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2191282-weve-discovered-a-new-type-of-blood-vessel-in-our-bones/

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

Do we really need those parts?

https://www.sciencealert.com/we-no-longer-need-these-9-body-parts

Full, free list, images, links: Sci. alert

Ancient human child's tooth growth like modern

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ancient-child-fossil-jaw-east-asia-grew-teeth-modern-human?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest-newsletter-v2

Full, free story, links, images, refs.: Sci. news

Convergent evolution in light skin coloring

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-08147-0?_ga=2.14544951.1458754865.1548107129-1947670930.1536277551

Complete, free report, linked cites,., figs.: Nature

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Anatomy advances: Jan. 9-16

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, January 10, 2019
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