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Every third asthma diagnosis of an adult is false, the outcome of a recent investigation states. The study leader and pulmonologist adds with a critical tone: "Asthma is not so difficult to ... [more]

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I am going to confess that I am my children’s pediatrician. I have given them every vaccination they have ever had and probably would not trust another provider to do it. I endorse the ... [more]

Cell Image Library published a picture

Image of the Week - February 20, 2017 - CIL:38815

CIL:38815 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38815 Description: A colour-enhanced scanning electron micrograph image showing a cluster of Clostridium difficile on a surface. Clostridium difficile is a species of Gram-positive bacteria that ... [more]
Dr. Johannes W. Dietrich has edited the Flexikon article Allostasis
Allostasis denotes an adaptive response of the organism to chronic or extreme strain conditions. Typical examples are fever, adaptation to stress by increased release of glucocorticoids and the TACITUS syndrome.

Mechanisms
The concept of allostasis ... [more]
Dr. Johannes W. Dietrich has edited the Flexikon article Homeostasis
Homeostasis is physiological pursuit for accomplishing an equilibrium that is necessary for keeping an organism or an organ in life and function.
The term that has been coined in 1926 by Walter B. Cannon (1871 - 1945). It means that the internal ... [more]
Dr. Johannes W. Dietrich has published the Flexikon article Allostasis
Allostasis denotes an adaptive response of the organism to chronic or extreme strain conditions. Typical examples are fever, adaptation to stress by increased release of glucocorticoids and the TACITUS syndrome.

Mechanisms
The concept of allostasis ... [more]
ZDoggMD - Medical Satire published a video

“Ain’t The Way To Die” (Adapted from Eminem & Rihanna) by ZDoggMD

In this video ZDoggMD tackles an unpleasant but crucial topic: death and dying. How do we want our life to end? Who gets to decide whether we receive life-sustaining measures or not when we can't? Read more about this topic here: ... [more]
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Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Flexor digitorum profundus muscle
The flexor digitorum profundus muscle belongs to the deep layer of the forearm flexors.

Devolution
Origin
The origin of the muscle lies in the anterior surface of the ulna and in the palmar side of the interosseous membrane of the ... [more]
Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Flexor digitorum longus muscle
The flexor digitorum longus muscle is a skeletal muscle of the lower leg that belongs to the deep calf muscles.

Devolution
The origin of the flexor digitorum longus muscle is situated at the posterior surface and the medial edge of the tibia.
The ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

Anxiety and ectopics: The missing link

This video is about anxiety and ectopics: The missing link. Here I tell you exactly why anxiety causes heart palpitations, ectopics and pvc. If you'd like to speak with me please visit my website www.yorkcardiology.co.uk or my Facebook account.
The Nice - Classification is a classification for the segmentation of colon polyps, which is based on Narrow Band Imaging (NBI). NICE is an acronym for "NBI-International Colorectal-Endoscopic".

Segmentation
The NICE Classification includes colour, ... [more]