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Anatomy for all: Oct. 17-24

Posted By David Evans, 6 hours ago

Atrial mass

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1802693?query=TOC

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

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Pumpkin spice anatomy: Oct. 10-17

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, October 11, 2018

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

Here and there around the body

Tumors and hearing loss

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1804944?query=TOC

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

"Mad cow disease" from eating squirrel brains

https://www.livescience.com/63831-squirrel-brains-rare-disorder-creutzfeldt-jakob-disease.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20181016-ls

Full, free essay, links: Live sci.

Brain mapping

https://neurosciencenews.com/grid-system-spaces-10017/

Brieft, free item: Neurosci. news

Plantar fasciitis

https://www.livescience.com/63816-plantar-fasciitis-causes-symptoms-treatment.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20181013-ls

Complete, free report, links: Live sci.

Reproduction

Boy's puberty onset linked to mom's

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-45823220

Full, free essay, links: BBC

Falling fertility rates in US

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db323.htm?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=cf4f33524b-MR_COPY_08&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-cf4f33524b-149927409

Complete, free report, graphics, refs.: CDC


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Anatomical October: Oct. 3-10

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, October 4, 2018
Updated: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

The head

Saccular internal carotid

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-227180.full

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

Sleep center in preoptic area

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-06590-7?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=243c794b0a-MR_COPY_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-243c794b0a-149927409

Full, free essay, linked cites., figs.: Nature

"Adjustment" and then eye hemorrhages

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2451993617303195

Complete, free report, images, links: Am. j. optham. case rep.

Facial expressions

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--pain-or-o-face--64913

Short explanation, images, video: Scientist

The thyroid

Ectopic thyroid

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-225506.full

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

Hypothyroidism: baldness, brittle nails

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1801633?query=TOC

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

Bones

Scoliosis and manganese

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/10/scoliosis-linked-essential-mineral?et_cid=6483060&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6483060&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report: R&D mag.

Low bone density

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMe1812434?query=TOC

Full, free editorial, linked cites.: New Engl. j. med.

Broken bones: misconceptions

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20181005-five-myths-about-broken-bones

Full, free Q&A: BBC

What is your risk of a bone fracture?

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/FRAX/tool.aspx?country=1

Free online calculator: U. Sheffield

Here and there around the body

Human feet

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/evan.21713?referrer_access_token=Bb5zz7TfwYzuoU5lIWH-ok4keas67K9QMdWULTWMo8PYzvmiiz5Dqe5KCRUdwoFh8IVSOcNg06WvHj1MkytsTfGpzudxvpLCzpt-3TystYeutJQsCn_r-f33bX4u41qd

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: Evol. anthro.

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Bodies in fall: Sept. 26-Oct. 3

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Barbara Heard, Katja Hoehn, Heiko Heisermann, and A.J. Petto

The head

Big brain boast?

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/dont-brag-about-your-large-brain-pres-trump/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-10-02_more-stories

Complete, full report, images, links: Sci. Am.

Aneurysm in cranial drainage and hydrocephaly

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-226742.full

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

Female soccer: "headers" cause more trauma

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/soccer-headers-cause-more-brain-damage-in-female-players/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mind&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-10-03_more-stories&spMailingID=57486550&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1500493556&spReportId=MTUwMDQ5MzU1NgS2

Full, free essay: Sci. Am.

The thorax

Pneumonia and mucositis

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1614484?query=TOC

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

Cough for arrhythmia

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2286088

Free abstract: Cor vasa

Coughing for cardiac arrest?

https://health.clevelandclinic.org/can-you-cough-away-a-heart-attack/

Website: Cleveland clinic

Around and about the body

Kids' broken bones: are we wrong?

https://www.propublica.org/article/michael-holick-ehlers-danlos-syndrome-child-abuse-contrarian

Complete, free report, links: ProPub.

What about that greater omentum?

https://www.the-scientist.com/features/belly-fat-has-a-role-to-play-in-fighting-infections-64802

Complete, free report, links, images, refs.: Scientist

General ideas

Human origins

https://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/101-videos/human-origins-101?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=editorial::add=WatchThis_20180928::rid=16835355955

Free video: Nat'l. geo.

Introduction to human anatomy

https://www.livescience.com/37009-human-body.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180929-ls

Free, short, item, links, video: Live sci.

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Autumn anatomy: Sept. 19-26

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Kevin Patton and Ellen Lathrop-Davis

Neuroanatomy

Alzheimer cases projected to double

https://www.alzheimersanddementia.com/article/S1552-5260(18)33252-7/fulltext

Full, free article, linked cites., tables: Alzhiem. dementia

 Neuroendocrine efferent neurons

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/09/your-gut-directly-connected-your-brain-newly-discovered-neuron-circuit

Complete, free report, links: Science

Visit the Indian neurosci. inst.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/nimhans-brain-museum?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=0d059adeea-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_09_26&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-0d059adeea-66564973&ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_9_26_2018)&mc_cid=0d059adeea&mc_eid=c78e42df3d

Full, free item, images, links: Atlas obscura

Prions travel thru stress pathway to cause harm

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/prion-disease-harms-neurons-via-stress-pathway/81256265/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20180924&oly_enc_id=7354c9993023g2r&ajs_trait_oebid=9675b9130356b7s

Full, free essay: GEN

Thoracic

Hypertrophic myopathy and sudden death

https://gladstone.org/about-us/news/can-common-heart-condition-cause-sudden-death

Press release, image, link: Gladstone inst.

Strange breast calcifications

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-226536.full

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

Mammals' vertebral column unique

https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=296527&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Press release, images: NSF

Meanwhile, elsewhere in the body

Valverde's anatomy

https://www.the-scientist.com/foundations/homo-sapiens-exposed--1556-64679

Complete, free report, link, image: Scientist

TB in the finger

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1800879?query=TOC

Brief, free note, images: New Engl. j. med.

Surgeon removes wrong organ

http://www.newser.com/story/264843/surgeon-who-removed-healthy-kidney-denies-negligence.html?utm_source=8at8&utm_medium=email&utm_content=1636730406380730019&utm_campaign=20180920

Short, free item, link: Newser

Tags:  neuroendocrine neurons 

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Humans: Sept. 12-29

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Kenneth Long, Kevin Petti, and A.J. Petto

Getting a head

How many in chronic pain in USA?

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6736a2.htm?s_cid=mm6736a2_e

Complete, free report, links, table:  MMWR

Responders to placebos: similar brain anatomy

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/sep18/13

Short, free item, ref.: Future sci.

Skewer passes through boy's skull but he survives

http://www.newser.com/story/264552/boy-survives-after-meat-skewer-pierces-skull.html?utm_source=8at8&utm_medium=email&utm_content=1636724356637975769&utm_campaign=20180913

Full, free story, image, link: Newser

Here and there around the body

The crossover problem

http://psycnet.apa.org/doiLanding?doi=10.1037%2Fa0033662

Free abstract: Neuropsych.

Connecting art and anatomy in Europe

https://anatomiaitaliana.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Anatomia-Italiana-in-Europe-2019-Travel-Plan-and-Registration.pdf

June 16-28, 2019

NY acad. med. has 17th century ivory manikins

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/anatomical-manikins-17th-century?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=27b8e701f5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_09_19&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-27b8e701f5-66564973&ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_9_19_2018)&mc_cid=27b8e701f5&mc_eid=c78e42df3d

Short, free item, video, links: Atlas obscura

How embryo achieves bilateral symmetry

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-mammals-maintain-symmetry-during-development/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=evolution&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-09-17_featured-this-week&spMailingID=57380016&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1482225459&spReportId=MTQ4MjIyNTQ1OQS2

Full, free essay, image: Sci. Am.

Multiple lung abscesses

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1802090?query=TOC

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

Abominable abdominal

Penile skin horn

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-225930.full

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

Stone in prostatic urethra

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-227317.full

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

The "geology" of kidney stones

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/09/kidney-stones-have-distinct-geological-histories?et_cid=6453535&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6453535&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay, image, links: R&D mag.

Tags:  chronic pain 

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Academic anatomy: Sept. 5-12

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, September 6, 2018

Thanks to web detective Burhan Gharaibeh

Abominable abdominal

Where did our penis bone (baculum) go?

http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/283/1844/20161736

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

28 kg fibroid removed from woman

https://www.livescience.com/63524-giant-fibroid-surgery.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180907-ls

Full, free story, images, links: Live sci.

Human origins explorations

https://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/great-transitions-interactive-human-origins?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=faa9b25195-BioInteractive_News_Vol_109_2018_1_10_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-faa9b25195-69325713

Free website, interactives: HHMI

The head

Black hairy tongue

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1800351?query=TOC

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

Obesity v learning

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/how-obesity-may-harm-memory-and-learning

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

"Bravery neurons" found in hippocampus

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05907-w

Full, free article, linked cites., graphics: Nature

TMJ's structure and strength

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0202824

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs: PLoS one

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Red hot anatomy: Aug. 29-Sept. 5

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Robert Tallitsch, and Kenneth Saladin

The head

Tiny channels: red marrow to meninges

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/tiny-tunnels-run-from-the-skull-to-the-brain--study-64730

Complete, free report, links, image: Scientist

Dementia and stroke

https://www.alzheimersanddementia.com/article/S1552-5260(18)33250-3/abstract

Free abstract: Alzheimer's and dementia

Odor mapping by human brain

https://www.future-science.com/btn/interview/17

Full Q&A: Future sci.

Oculomotor research

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/illusion-chasers/take-a-video-tour-of-my-lab-to-learn-how-eye-movements-frame-perception/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=health&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-09-04_more-stories

Full, free essay, video: Sci. Am.

White spot on conjunctiva

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1715354?query=TOC

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

The skeleton

How many human bones? 300 or 206?*

https://www.livescience.com/22537-skeletal-system.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180903-ls

Full, free essay, links: Live sci

Where did the shoulder go?

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-226768.full

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

Ulnar styloid slows career

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/04/sports/aaron-judge-wrist-injury.html

Complete, free report: NY times

News from all over

Spoon-shaped nails and iron deficiency anemia

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1802104?query=TOC

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

Cadaver sources

https://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Fulltext/2018/09000/Bodies_for_Anatomy_Education_in_Medical_Schools__.17.aspx

Full, free essay, linked cites., graphics: Acad. med.

Some old, possibly unfortunate, anatomy definitions

https://books.google.com/books?id=G98EAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA13&lpg=PA13&dq=Kimber+Dorsal+body+cavity&source=bl&ots=PHoWOr9AN3&sig=MT0AE63leDtQmqUhpB2alCUO01U&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiK19eKgaLdAhXNtlMKHa3QCQIQ6AEwFHoECAAQAQ#v=onepage&q=Kimber%20Dorsal%20body%20cavity&f=false

Webpage

*Yes: it is a trick question

 

Tags:  channels in skull bones 

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Anatomy now: Aug. 22-29

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 23, 2018

The head

White dots in vitreous cavity

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1712355?query=TOC

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

Pain pathway in parkinsonism

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-08-brain-network-linked-chronic-pain.html

Full, free essay, image, ref.: Med express

Head position and concussion

https://news.stanford.edu/2018/08/22/head-neck-positioning-affects-concussion-risk/

Press release, links, images: Stanford U.

Forehead wrinkles and heart health

https://www.livescience.com/63432-forehead-wrinkles-heart-health.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180827-ls

Complete, free report, links: Live sci.

Is the patient conscious?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-can-we-tell-if-a-comatose-patient-is-conscious/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-08-23_more-stories&spMailingID=57236069&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1463180164&spReportId=MTQ2MzE4MDE2NAS2

Free Q&A: Sci. Am.

The abominable abdominal

Megarectum and megacolon

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-226829.full

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

Scrotum mistake and edema

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-226829.full

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

Mating between two hominins

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/08/ancient-bone-belonged-child-two-extinct-human-species?utm_campaign=news_daily_2018-08-22&et_rid=51728656&et_cid=2304148

Complete, free report, image, link: Science

Parts from all over

Microvascular dysfunction and heart attacks

https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/advance-article/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy531/5077831

Complete, free report, linked cites., graphics: Europ. heart j.

Is pre-workout stretching dangerous?

https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/why-pre-workout-static-stretching-is-actually-dangerous?utm_source=sciam&utm_campaign=sciam

Full, free article, links: Quick and dirty tips

 

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Body delights: Aug. 15-22

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Burhan Gharaibeh and Kevin Patton

Head and thorax

Trachea and esophagus fistula

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1801712?query=TOC

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

Cinnamon rolls: analogy for meninges

https://yocumanatomy.wordpress.com/

Complete, free report, images, refs.: World press

Dehydration changes brain shape, behavior

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/08/dehydration-alters-human-brain-shape-and-activity-slackens-task-performance?et_cid=6432551&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6432551&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay, link: R&D mag.

Notes from all over

Fractured penis

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-226562.full

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

Roman rickets

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/aug/20/roman-rickets-vitamin-d-deficiency

Complete, free report, image: Guardian

Wallace: forgotten father of Theory of evolution

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/tracing-alfred-russel-wallaces-footsteps-through-jungles-borneo-180970010/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=08/15/2018%20Daily%20Newsletter&spMailingID=35623839&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1341649652&spReportId=MTM0MTY0OTY1MgS2

Full, free essay, images, links: Smithsonian

Sleep issues and higher BMI

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/08/evening-preference-lack-sleep-associated-higher-bmi-people-prediabetes?et_cid=6426366&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6426366&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free story: R&D mag.

Old anatomical studies

Wax models in UK museum

https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/objects/co77685/wax-anatomical-model-of-a-female-showing-internal-organs-florence-italy-1818-anatomical-model

Website: Sci. mus.

Looking at ancient Egyptian medicine

https://www.livescience.com/63364-ancient-egyptian-medical-texts.html

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


 

Tags:  dehydration and brain shape 

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