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Anatomy advances: Jan. 9-16

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, January 10, 2019
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Winter anatomy: Jan. 2-9

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, January 3, 2019

Thanks to web detective Paul Blumstein

Getting a head

Definition for brain death needed

http://n.neurology.org/content/neurology/early/2019/01/02/WNL.0000000000006750.full.pdf

Complete, free report, refs.: Neurology

Brains: size is not everything

https://www.biotechniques.com/bioinformatics-computational-biology/size-isnt-everything-its-what-you-do-with-it-that-matters/

Full, free essay: Biotechniq.

Facial scans spot genetic issues

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00027-x?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=1d4b4ab156-briefing-dy-20190108&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-1d4b4ab156-43278877

Full, free item: Nature

Brain, inner ear of ancient hominin

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/detailed-scans-ancient-human-skull-reveal-structure-brain-and-inner-ear-180971199/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20190109-daily-responsive&spMailingID=38368052&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1440913866&spReportId=MTQ0MDkxMzg2NgS2

Full, free article, links, images: Smithsonian

Around and about the body

 

Susan Potter, future cadaver, speaks

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2019/01/visible-human-susan-potter-cadaver/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=editorial::add=sunstills_20190106::rid=16835355955

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

Sit for a long time? Vascular consequences

https://www.ajconline.org/article/S0002-9149(18)31971-4/abstract

Free abstract: Am. j. cardiol.

Endocarditis

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1809948?query=TOC

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

Tags:  brain death  cadaver 

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Body answers now: Dec. 26-Jan. 2

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, December 27, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Robert Leopard, A.J. Petto, and Kevin Patton

Bodies obtained unethically

History, anatomy, and the Nazis

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/history/2013/11/nazi_anatomy_history_the_origins_of_conservatives_anti_abortion_claims_that.html

Full, free article, images, links: Slate

Executed man sold for parts, 1883

https://ghostsofdc.org/2012/06/13/body-snatcher-1883/?utm_source=mailchimp-recycle-daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Body+of+Executed+Man+Sold+for+Parts&goal=0_d9e00475ec-635acaef89-81875445

Complete, free report, links, images: Ghosts of D.C.

Acceptable anatomy

What makes it a smart brain?

https://www.the-scientist.com/infographics/infographic--what-makes-a-brain-smart--64980

Free Infographic: Scientist

Oddest 2018 med. stories

https://www.livescience.com/64344-10-strangest-medical-cases-of-2018.html#?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=12282018-ls

Full, free slide show, explanations, links: Live sci.

16th Century anatomical flap books

https://becker.wustl.edu/news/16th-century-flap-anatomies-in-becker-medical-library/

Complete, free report, links, image: U. Washington/SL

History of autopsies

https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/a25633042/autopsy-history/

Full, free essay, images: Pop. sci.

Tags:  sale of body parts 

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Anatomy for the holidays: Dec. 19-26

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thanks to web detective Burhan Gharaibeh

Early signs of retinopathy due to diabetes

https://insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00006982-900000000-96422

Free abstract:Ovid

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Ageless anatomy: Dec. 12-19

Posted By David Evans, Friday, December 14, 2018

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Here and there around the body

Pulmonary nodule and rash

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1802572?query=TOC

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

Partial cadaver view

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2019/01/visible-human-susan-potter-cadaver/

Complete, free report, video: Nat'l. geo.

Vertebral column paperweight and more gifts

https://www.biotechniques.com/bioinformatics-computational-biology/2018-biotechniques-holiday-gift-guide/

Free slide show: Biotechniq.

The abominable abdominal

Erectile dysfunction and Type II diabetes

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-12-convincing-evidence-diabetes-erectile-dysfunction.html

Full, free report, refs: Medxpress

Mode of baby delivery and pelvic disorders

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2718794

Free abstract: JAMA

Summary of omentum function

https://www.the-scientist.com/infographics/infographic--belly-fat-64864

Free Infographic: Scientist

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Anatomical answers: Dec. 5-12

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, December 6, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Burhan Gharaibeh, AJ. Petto, and Kevin Patton

Superior parts

Large cranial cyst

https://www.livescience.com/64204-woman-neck-manipulation-brain-cyst.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20181205-ls

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

Intellectual engagement v cognitive decline?

https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k4925

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

Bulge over false vocal fold

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1807310?query=TOC

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

Inferior parts

First human to walk upright?

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07651-z?utm_source=briefing-dy&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=briefing&utm_content=20181210

Full, free article, images, links: Nature

Humans: why no fur?

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-did-humans-evolve-lose-fur-180970980/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20181211-daily-responsive&spMailingID=37873601&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1421246209&spReportId=MTQyMTI0NjIwOQS2

Full, free item, image, links: Smithsonian

 Uterine bleeding

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6748a1.htm?s_cid=mm6748a1_e

Complete, free report, graphic, refs.: MMWR

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The body teaches: Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Posted By David Evans, Friday, November 30, 2018

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Getting a head

Brain size and intelligence?

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-11-bigger-brains-smarter.html

Complete, free report, links: Medxpress

Alzheimer: now 6 subtypes identified

https://www.genengnews.com/news/alzheimers-reclassified-into-six-subgroups/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights_20181205&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

Full, free story, link: GEN

Other parts

Cast: bronchial tree on right side

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1806493?query=TOC

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

O, the placenta!

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/health/placenta-pregnancy-health.htm

Full, free essay, image, links: NY times

Birth to woman with transplanted uterus

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/first-woman-uterus-transplanted-deceased-donor-gives-birth

Complete, full report, link, refs.: Sci. news

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Thanks, anatomy: Nov. 21-28

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanks to web detectives James Sweet, Thomas Lehman, Kevin Patton, and A.J. Petto

Staying a head

What makes a smart brain?

https://www.the-scientist.com/infographics/infographic--what-makes-a-brain-smart--64980

Free infographic, images: Scientist

Eyeball irregularities

https://www.hapsweb.org/members/blog_post.asp?blog=1074642&id=313630

Free slideshow: Live sci.

After lobectomy: facial, word recognition

https://www.the-scientist.com/notebook/after-a-lobectomy--a-boy-still-recognizes-words-and-faces-64939

Full, free essay, images, links: Scientist

White matter changes after youth football

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/11/youth-football-changes-nerve-fibers-brain?et_cid=6541551&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6541551&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free article, images: R&D mag.

Poor Phineas Gage

https://www.pastmedicalhistory.co.uk/the-frontal-lobe-of-phineas-gage/

Complete, free report, images: Past med. hist.

Other parts

Ventilation in Neanderthals different

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-06803-z

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

Gas in hepatic portal vein

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1806082?query=TOC

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

77 pound tumor, not a beer belly!

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/health/77-pound-tumor-beer-belly.html

Full, free story, image, links: NY times

Overweight linked to pediatric asthma

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2018/11/21/peds.2018-2119?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=7582301979-MR_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-7582301979-149927409

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

Professional anatomists

Printing 3-D anatomical models

https://3dprint.nih.gov/share

Free website: NIH

Tattoos showing superficial muscles

http://tattooandbody.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/body-painting-13.jpg

Free website

Taking liberties with the dead?

http://www.newser.com/story/267734/family-sues-for-15m-after-body-used-for-medical-practice.html

Short, free story, links: Newser

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Anatomy today: Nov. 14-21

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, November 15, 2018
Updated: Monday, November 19, 2018

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

Getting a head

Check out the beat boxer in an MRI

https://sail.usc.edu/span/beatboxingproject/

Free press release, video: USC

Foreign body in outer ear

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2017-223761.full

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

The brain's two timekeepers

https://www.hapsweb.org/members/blog_post.asp?blog=1074642&id=313255

Complete, free report: R&D mag.

MRI best at Alzheimer predictions

https://www.genengnews.com/news/alzheimers-prediction-by-mri-better-than-common-tests/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20181120&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

 

Full, free essay, link: GEN

Premature infants: head growth, hi.IQ

https://consumer.healthday.com/cognitive-health-information-26/brain-health-news-80/tracking-preemies-head-size-may-yield-iq-clues-739619.html

Complete, free report: Health day

More than what's a head

Eat too much: can your stomach explode?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?CMPID=ene111818&v=CxHRdj0XHIc

Full, free video: Pop. sci.

Increase in testosterone with bariatric surgery

https://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/news/20181108/weight-loss-surgery-may-pay-off-in-the-bedroom

Full, free essay, links: Web MD

Electric scooters and trauma

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/i-ve-seen-lot-tears-electric-scooter-invasion-generates-safety-n937376?cid=eml_nbn_20181118

Full, free item, links: NBC news

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Anatomy today: Nov. 14-21

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, November 15, 2018

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