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Insulin resistance in type 2 diabetics could be eliminated in a mouse model by an enzyme inhibitor. If the results were to be transferred to humans, would it be a blessing for all those ... [more]

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Reversing the phenomena of ageing – people have dreamed of it for thousands of years. Neuroscientists are now showing that proteins from umbilical cord blood can revitalise the cognitive ... [more]

Raphael Klinkhammer has edited the Flexikon article Jejunum
The jejunum is the 2-2.5 meters long middle part of the small intestine, situated between duodenum and ileum. Its structure is characterized by intestinal glands (crypts of Lieberkühn) and high circular folds.

Histology

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York Cardiology published a video

Left Bundle Branch Block

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Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Body
In medicine, the term body is used with different meanings according to context:
It can refer to the complete material component of the human being ("human body"). Especially in anatomy, it is used to describe the essential part or stem of an ... [more]
Cell Image Library published a video

Greased Lightning! (Well, sort of) - Image of the Week – May 29, 2017 - CIL:41655 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41655

Greased Lightning! (Well, sort of) - Image of the Week – May 29, 2017 CIL:41655 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41655 Description: Video showing Vorticella (bell-shaped protozoans), ciliates attached to filamentous alga. The myoneme ... [more]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Decomposition of bodies
The decomposition of bodies is caused by bacterial enzymes anaerobically breaking down tissues.

Details
In contrast to decay, the decomposition of bodies is a reductive process. The starting point are intravital microbial populations, of which the ... [more]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Jejunum
The jejunum is the 2-2.5 meters long middle part of the small intestine, situated between duodenum and ileum. Its structure is characterized by intestinal glands (crypts of Lieberkühn) and high circular folds.

Histology

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Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Ammon's horn
Ammon's horn is a part of the hippocampus that forms a longitudinal bulge on the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle. It's considered a part of the limbic system.
Sometimes the term Ammon's horn is used to describe the whole ... [more]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Pineal gland
The pineal gland is an endocrine gland – located in the epithalamus – which produces melatonin, depending on light conditions.

Anatomy
As a part of the epithalamus, the pineal gland is located on the posterior wall of the brain's third ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has published the Flexikon article Head
The head is the uppermost part of the human body that hosts the brain, the food uptake organs, the access to the airways and important sensory organs.

Anatomy
The bony base of the head is the skull, which is mobile on the cervical spine and secured ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Supravitality
Supravitality is the period during which certain organs or tissues are still intact even after irreversible ischemia. The term is used in forensic medicine and thanatology.

Background
Following the irreversible loss of function of the brain (brain ... [more]