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Propranolol has been used as a beta-blocker for decades now. New studies suggest that it could also be indicated for other conditions. One startup in the USA is even planning to prescribe it to ... [more]

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Snuff is considered a healthy alternative to cigarettes. According to The Global Forum For Nicotine, it is "up to 95 % safer than cigarettes". Critics warn that the risks are being ... [more]

Anne Düchting has edited the Flexikon article Vagina
German: Vagina
The vagina belongs to the interior female genitals and is approximately 8 to 10 cm long. The introitus vaginae (vaginal entrance) is narrowed by the hymen, which normally tears during the first sexual intercourse. It is also the ... [more]
Anne Düchting has edited the Flexikon article Uterus
The uterus, or the womb, is the female sexual organ in which the fertilised ova mature to an embryo foetus before the birth. All female mammals have a uterus. In the following, only the human uterus will be considered.

General
From a developmental ... [more]
Anne Düchting has edited the Flexikon article Lactiferous duct
The lactiferous ducts are a part of the ductal system of the breast milk of the mammary glands.

Histology
The mammary gland is subdivided into various lobes (lobuli). Every 10-20 lobuli with their lactiferous ductuli terminate into one lactiferous ... [more]
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jumpBALL – thrombosis prophylaxis easy as child's play

Improving people's health with wearable technologies – that's the goal of mHealth. We are visiting the University of Kaiserslautern and the wearHEALTH workgroup, which develops these types of mobile health services with funding from the Federal ... [more]
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Image of the Week - December 11, 2017 - CIL:39085 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39085

Image of the Week - December 11, 2017 With apologies for cross posting. CIL:39085 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39085 Description: Colorized scanning electron micrograph of pollen on the anther of a hedge mustard (Sisymbrium officinale) ... [more]
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Telophase! Image of the Week - December 4, 2017 - CIL:198 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/198

CIL:198 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/198 Description: Lily mitosis. A light microscope image of a cell from the endosperm of an African globe lily Haemanthus (Scadoxus) katherinae. This is one frame of a sequence that shows all phases of ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Auscultation
Auscultation is one of the fundamental techniques used by medical doctors. It describes the use of the examiners hearing to perceive internal body sounds and its use as a diagnostic method.

Methods
Auscultation can be performed directly by placing ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Cannabis
Cannabis is a drug, which can be consumed in the form of food, drink or smoke and is part of the so-called 'soft drugs'. The word 'hashish' is derived from the Arab word for 'grass'. Cannabis falls into the Narcotics Law and as of 29th January 2004, ... [more]
MEDICA Tradefair published a video

Point-of-care testing in the hospital – quality diagnostic results

Point-of-care testing is an integral part of medicine. It enables simple, automated testing that yields fast results. Hospitals have also started to increasingly use POCT diagnostic systems over the past few years. We are guests at the Greifswald ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

POTS and Dysautonomia: Sleeping with the enemy

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta shares some unique insight into the mechanism by which POTS patients develop extreme fatigue.