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Children who suffer from cancer today survive much longer than before. However, as adults almost all unfortunately suffer from serious sequelae illnesses, as a new study shows. Doctors should ... [more]

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It is now known that repeated blows to the head can lead to severe brain damage even decades later. According to a recent study, traumatic brain injuries are particularly dangerous during ... [more]

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The role of the stomach in Afib

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta talks about AF and how gastric issues could be associated with an increased likelihood of AF.
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Metaphase! Image of the Week - November 13, 2017 - CIL:44601 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/44601

CIL:44601 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/44601 Description: Shown is a mitotic PtK2 cell at metaphase immunostained for microtubules (red) and kinetochores (green) with DNA stained blue. The image was obtained using structured illumination ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

AFib and common triggers

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta talks about Atrial fibrillation.
Anne Düchting has edited the Flexikon article Flexikon - The flexible lexicon

What is the Flexikon?
The DocCheck Flexikon is an open medical lexicon aiming to provide as much knowledge as possible. The English version of our Flexikon has been around sind 2005 and already comprises 845 medical articles which are written and ... [more]
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Spore-y McSporeface! Image of the Week – November 6, 2017 - CIL:41636 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41636

Spore-y McSporeface! Image of the Week – November 6, 2017 CIL:41636 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41636 Description: Fluorescent image of the sporangium, an enclosure in which spores are formed, of the slime mold Physarum leucophaeum. ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

AFib and its silent but deadly parent

Afib is one of the commonest heart rhythm disturbances which is associated with an increased risk of stroke. Whilst we know of many risk factors which increase the likelihood of Afib such as high blood pressure, diabetes or precasting heart disease.
Dr. Frank Antwerpes has edited the Flexikon article Skeletal muscles
The skeletal muscles comprise the muscles that are fixed to the skeleton or - in a broader sense - that are responsible for the movements of the body. Just as the myocardium, they belong to the striated muscles.
Comment: The term "skeletal muscle" ... [more]
Dr. Frank Antwerpes has edited the Flexikon article Articular Labrum
The term articular labrum, or simply labrum, from Latin "labrum articulare", describes an enlargement of the joint's socket by a marginal ring of fibrous cartilage.

Examples
Labrum glenoidale (glenoid labrum, surrounds the shoulder-joint) Labrum ... [more]
Antje Göttler has edited the Flexikon article Skull
The skull is a segment of the human skeleton composed of 22 flat or irregularly shaped individual bones, the cranial bones. With the exception of the mandible, all cranial bones are immovably connected to each other.

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The information on ... [more]
Antje Göttler has published the Flexikon article Skull
The skull is a segment of the human skeleton composed of 22 flat or irregularly shaped individual bones, the cranial bones. With the exception of the mandible, all cranial bones are immovably connected to each other.

Background
The information on ... [more]