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Fiery physio: July 11-18

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thanks web detective Anya Goldina

Neurophysiology

No gender differences in math ability

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41539-018-0028-7.pdf

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

Memory loss

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6727a1.htm?s_cid=mm6727a1_e

Complete, free report, graphics, refs.: MMWR

High blood pressure and Alzheimer disease

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/higher-blood-pressure-has-links-to-brain-lesions-in-older-adults-64495?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=64466815&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8m3Pi9ri1B8uTYq6ELflqlFvOd2-ekBCcPW4lGiG0zby5Sa8Jp5sn8XwanKkv9uFRpTCQyshnHDGGF_MzqrUsh6R4MyQ&_hsmi=64466815

Full, free piece, links: Scientist

How can tree shrews tolerate hot peppers?

http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.2004921&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=a9bd2dd1da-MR_COPY_08&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-a9bd2dd1da-149927409

Full, free article, linked cites., figs.: PLoS biol.

Predicting falling in elderly

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/07/wearable-device-can-predict-older-adults-risk-falling?et_cid=6396429&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6396429&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: R&D mag.

Circulation

Pathway of heart damage from parkinsonism

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2018/07/researchers-trace-parkinsons-damage-heart?et_cid=6397915&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6397915&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report, link: Drug discov. & develop.

Asthma and atrial fibrillation

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/article-abstract/2687455

Free abstract: JAMA cardio.

Tags:  asthma  atrial fibrillation  memory loss 

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Hot physio: July 4-11

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, July 5, 2018

Circulation

Occlusion of superior vena cava

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1711273?query=TOC

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

Dementia and vascular changes

http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/10/448/eaam9507?_ga=2.10119606.2047773370.1530823418-1618301389.1500310155

Free abstract: Sci. trans. med.

Back from the dead in morgue frig!

https://www.livescience.com/62997-woman-declared-dead-found-alive-in-morgue-fridge.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180706-ls

Complete, free report, links: Live sci.

Neurophysiology

Long lost memories recovered in mice

https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(18)30695-X

Full, free essay, linked cites., figs: Curr. biol.

Seeing and then doing in the brain

http://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05012-y

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

Bitten by an insect? Strange effects can arise!

https://www.livescience.com/62050-5-weird-effects-of-bug-bites.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180707-ls

Free slide show, links: Live sci.

Sleeping

Sleep v beta amyloid

https://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/sleep-clears-v-amyloid-from-the-brain?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=63b97368c4-BioInteractive_News_Vol_109_2018_1_10_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-63b97368c4-69325713

Free class activity: HHMI

Rise in narcolepsy cases

https://www.statnews.com/2018/07/05/flu-vaccine-2009-pandemic-narcolepsy/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=f1eb3d5533-MR_COPY_09&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-f1eb3d5533-149927409

Complete, free report, links: STAT

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The fun in fundamentals: June 27-July 4

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, June 28, 2018

Neurophysiology

New hippocampus neurons suppress anxiety

http://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0262-4

Free abstract: Nature

Emotional center switched with handedness

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=184042

Press release: NSF

Olfaction and obesity

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/sep17/01

Full, free essay, ref.: Future sci.

The color blue or is that purple?

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/are-these-dots-purple-or-blue-your-answer-might-not-be-reliable-you-think?utm_campaign=news_daily_2018-06-28&et_rid=51728656&et_cid=2143937

Complete, free report, video, link: Science

Single neuron recording in mouse retina

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6396/1447?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=95b69848d5-MR_COPY_09&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-95b69848d5-149927409

Free abstract: Science

Physiological bits and bytes

New perspective: human longevity

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05582-3?utm_source=briefing-dy&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=briefing&utm_content=20180629

Full, free story, graphic: Nature

Giant left atrium, congestive heart failure

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-226043.full

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

Aroused: a book review

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/aroused-recounts-fascinating-and-strange-science-hormones?utm_source=editorspicks070118&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Editors_Picks

Full, free piece, image, links: Sci. news

Arteritis and tongue necrosis

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1709412?query=TOC

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

Adolescents: Medium drinking changes metabolism

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0741832917309849?via%3Dihub

Free abstract, graphic: Alcohol

Water or sports drink: which is better?

https://www.livescience.com/54548-sports-drinks-vs-water.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180630-ls

Complete, free report, links: Live sci.

Tags:  color vision  young adult drining 

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Phun physio.: June 20-27

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Effie Nicke, A.J. Petto, and Kevin Patton

Immunity: The empire strikes back

National HIV testing day: June 27

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6724a1.htm?s_cid=mm6724a1_e

Free announcement, links: MMWR

What the...meat allergy. Yep: it's a thing

https://acaai.org/allergies/types/food-allergies/types-food-allergy/meat-allergy

Website, links: Am. coll. allerg., asthma, and immun.

Old anti-TB vaccine: aid for Type I diabetes

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0041756

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

Physiological bits and bytes

Determining age: looking at blood

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acscentsci.8b00198

Complete, free report, linked cites., graphics: ACS cent. sci.

The fibrin film in wounds

https://www.jci.org/articles/view/121858?utm_campaign=242ec602b8-MR_COPY_08&utm_medium=email&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-242ec602b8-149927409

Free abstract: J. clin, investing.

The base tan: healthy? Nope

https://www.livescience.com/62670-is-any-tanning-safe.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180622-ls

Full, free essay, links: Live sci.

Neurophysiology

Running and the brain

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/the-running-blog/2018/jun/21/what-does-running-do-to-your-brain?mc_cid=939cc96ffd&mc_eid=519bb2c215

Complete, free report, links: Guardian

Poor sleep and atrial fibrillation

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/06/new-study-links-poor-sleep-quality-atrial-fibrillation?et_cid=6380633&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6380633&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item: R&D mag.

Pain: the neurophysiology

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/07/02/the-neuroscience-of-pain?mbid=nl_Magazine%20Daily%20List%20062518&CNDID=21353573&spMailingID=13757973&spUserID=MTMzMTc5NzY2MTk2S0&spJobID=1422307408&spReportId=MTQyMjMwNzQwOAS2

Full, free story: New Yorker

New insights: how the brain responds to opioids

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2018/06/new-research-provides-expanded-insights-brains-response-opioids?et_cid=6376277&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6376277&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: Drug discov. & develop.

Eatz and drinkz

Diet changes: do they really help Type II diabetics

http://www.mdmag.com/conference-coverage/ada-2018/meal-replacement-program-shows-glycemic-weight-improvements-for-patients-with-t2d-obesity

Free press release, video: MD

When is the best time to drink coffee?

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/jun18/15

Short, free item: Future sci.

Coffee: the super drink!

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-healthy-addiction-coffee-study-finds-more-health-benefits/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-06-22_featured-this-week&spMailingID=56863813&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1423159772&spReportId=MTQyMzE1OTc3MgS2

Complete, free report: Sci. Am.

Oh say can you taste?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sweet-and-sour-science-you-can-taste/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-06-21_more-stories&spMailingID=56855450&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1423025495&spReportId=MTQyMzAyNTQ5NQS2

Lab procedure, materials list, refs.: Sci. Am.

What did the gladiators eat?

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-did-gladiators-eat?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=15656864f3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_06_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-15656864f3-66564973&ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_6_20_2018)&mc_cid=15656864f3&mc_eid=c78e42df3d

Full, free story, links, images: Atlas obscura


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Physio for you: June 13-20

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

Sugar + fat effects on reward center

https://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/fulltext/S1550-4131(18)30325-5

Full, free essay, graphics, links:  Cell metab.

Laxatives v gut biome

https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(18)30585-3

Full, free story, links, graphics: Cell

Value of Med. diet confirmed

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/following-charges-flawed-statistics-major-medical-journal-sets-record-straight

Complete. free report, links: Science

Enlarged tongue

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1716472?query=TOC

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

Tags:  Mediterranean diet 

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Mammals: June 6-13

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, June 7, 2018

Thanks to web detectives A.J. Petto, Valerie Dean O"Loughlin, and Kevin Patton

Department of defense: Immunity

HIV resistance: T-lymphocyte receptors

http://immunology.sciencemag.org/content/3/24/eaat0687.full

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: Science immun.

Tonsils our early, more diseases later

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/tonsils-removed-throat-infection-colds-adenoids-surgery-childhood-allergies-asthma-a8387801.html

Full, free item: Independent

Why do those things disgust us?

http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/373/1751/20170208

Full, free essay: linked cites., tables: Trans. roy. soc.

Immunity working wrong

Autoimmune B-lymphocytes

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/sep17/17

Complete, free report, image, ref.: Future sci.

What causes inflammation after heart attacks?

https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/scientists-id-source-of-damaging-inflammation-after-heart-attack/

Press release, image, links: Washington U.

Neurophysiology

Olfaction class activity

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/play-a-memory-game-with-your-nose/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-06-07_more-stories&spMailingID=56768309&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1421078686&spReportId=MTQyMTA3ODY4NgS2

Full, free instructions: Sci. Am.

Why the REM sleep?

https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(18)30624-9

Complete, free report, links, figs.: Curr. biol.

Control Type I diabetes, little cognitive decline

https://www.diabetes.co.uk/news/2018/jun/well-controlled-type-1-diabetes-over-long-duration-linked-to-minimal-cognitive-decline-93747064.html

Free website, links: Diabetes.UK

Hypocalcemia

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2018/bcr-2018-225452.full

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

Mouse hippocampus at work

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/54797/title/Image-of-the-Day--Memory-Jogger/&utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=63687496&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_A7B_HIiG_bxkRnKLRf03lRp1W5sYg6jow-ytjO1yhdDygpGqAhCJK5CNB8czUCOAhDDaGM_MJEkzTsK_xuni03xzflw&_hsmi=63687496

Free explanation, video, links: Scientist

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Physio. is jumping: May 30-June 6

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thanks to web detective Heiko Heisermann

Physiological bits and bytes

Are women's voices lower after birth? Yep.

https://www.ehbonline.org/article/S1090-5138(17)30269-6/fulltext

Free abstract: Evol. hum. behave.

Hyperthyroidism and goiter

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1712263?query=TOC

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

The "inverse piano" in your skull

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/theres-an-inverse-piano-in-your-head/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=health&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-06-05_more-stories&spMailingID=56753348&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1420750376&spReportId=MTQyMDc1MDM3NgS2

Full, free essay, image: Sci. Am.

Compare vision from different animals

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/humans-see-world-100-times-more-detail-mice-fruit-flies-180969240/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180606-daily-responsive&spMailingID=34618765&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1300640809&spReportId=MTMwMDY0MDgwOQS2

Complete, free report, images, links: Smithsonian

BMI-related

Changes in lipolysis and obesity risk

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1550413118303115

Free abstract, graphic abstract: Cell. metab.

Maternal fatty acids and obesity in child

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/06/maternal-fatty-acid-balance-affects-offspring-obesity-through-gut-microbial-population?et_cid=6362555&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6362555&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report, links: R&D mag.

Heavier space people have more optic disc edema

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/06/heavier-astronauts-have-higher-risk-post-flight-eye-changes?et_cid=6358818&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6358818&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free piece: R&D mag.

Is a protein diet always healthy?

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/jun/04/are-you-eating-too-much-protein

Full, free item, links: Guardian

Lots of exercise, ancient diet, terrible cardiovascular

https://www.livescience.com/62689-otzi-iceman-mummy-heart-disease.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180531-ls

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

The empire strikes back: Immunity

HIV vaccine effective against range of strains

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2018/06/hiv-vaccine-elicits-antibodiess-animals-neutralize-dozens-hiv-strains?et_cid=6361441&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6361441&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: Drug discov. & develop.

Lower risk of parkinsonism with immunosuppressives

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/acn3.580?_ga=2.68291606.662345044.1527783536-1618301389.1500310155

Complete, free report, linked cites., tables: Wiley

 

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May the physio be with you: May 23-30

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 24, 2018
Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Physiological bits and bytes

Is it OK to make up sleep on weekends?

https://www.livescience.com/62645-you-can-make-up-for-lost-sleep.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180524-ls

Full, free story, links: Live sci.

Link between HPV vaccine and autoimmunity? Nope.

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2018/05/no-link-between-hpv-vaccination-and-risk-autoimmune-disorders?et_cid=6354853&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6354853&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: Drug discov. & develop.

Eczema and cardiovascular risk

https://www.bmj.com/content/361/bmj.k1786

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

Neurophysiology

Ketogenic diet, microbiota, fewer seizures

https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(18)30520-8

Free abstract, comprehensive graphic: Cell

How do we become conscious?

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/jan17/08

Complete, free report, images, links, ref.: BioTechniq.

Enteric nervous system: rhythmic firing

http://www.jneurosci.org/content/early/2018/05/28/JNEUROSCI.3489-17.2018?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=cdfd050a18-MR_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-cdfd050a18-149927409

Free abstract: J. neurosci.

Memory and brain activity bursts

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/05/bursts-brain-activity-linked-memory-reactivation?et_cid=6351689&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6351689&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: R&D mag.

Unheard sound causes widespread cortical activity

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/54652/title/Ultrasound-Fires-Up-the-Auditory-Cortex-Even-Though-Animals-Can-t-Hear-It/

Full, free story, image, links: Scientist


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Phairly phine physio: May 16-23

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 17, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Julia Fiello, Nishi Matthew, Kevin Patton, Heiko Heisermann, and A.J. Petto

Reproductive physiology

US reproductive rate at low point

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/vsrr/report004.pdf

Complete, free report, graphics, refs.: MMWR

Testosterone in women

https://www.americanscientist.org/article/testosterone-in-women

Short, free letter, link: Am. sci.

Surviving bad things or not

To explain chronic pain

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/5/17/17276452/chronic-pain-treatment-psychology-cbt-mindfulness-evidence

Complete, free report: Vox

Toxic dust: terrestrial volcanic and lunar

https://www.livescience.com/62590-moon-dust-bad-lungs-brain.html

Full, free essay, links: Live sci.

Sitting in the snow: how?

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/science-explains-how-iceman-resists-extreme-cold-180969134/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180522-daily-responsive&spMailingID=34396512&spUserID=NjU3MzIxNzA0NzMyS0&spJobID=1282564400&spReportId=MTI4MjU2NDQwMAS2

Full, free item, links: Smithsonian

Mosquito bites and the immune system

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/mosquito-spit-disturbs-human-immune-cells-for-days/81255835/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20180518&ajs_trait_oebid=9675b9130356b7s

Full, free item: GEN

Metabolism

Switch in liver: fatty liver disease

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2018/05/diabetes-researchers-find-switch-fatty-liver-disease?et_cid=6347979&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6347979&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free story: Drug discov. & develop.

Regular exercise and arterial health

https://physoc.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1113/JP275301?referrer_access_token=C8BOrSO1uWF1p3FR6iWXyGRZV2XREp6AUrIcR3NHBfWx5he9BZ_o4wK7PLc4ExlfY-G6T-JNXnemCdNIpUJVuudu_mD1KerbkdnbOrdpa_bqCKlMTm6QLzCs56dbE1vm

Full, free article, refs.: J. physio.

 It takes guts

Eating times and the biological clock

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-44174043

Full, free article, links: BBC

What about the "keto" diet?

https://www.livescience.com/62617-does-keto-diet-work.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180521-ls

Full, free item, links: Live sci.

MS, gut microbes, and microglia

http://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0119-x

Complete, free report, image, links: Scientist

Blood type A folks: more severe diarrhea

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/your-blood-type-might-make-you-more-likely-get-travelers-diarrhea?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest-newsletter-v2

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

Irritable bowel: microbes + diet

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/ibd-triggered-by-gut-microbes-and-dietary-compounds/81255832/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20180518&ajs_trait_oebid=9675b9130356b7s

Full, free story. link: GEN

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May be physio.: May 9-16

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 10, 2018

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