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Recognition of autism spectrum disorder currently occurs at the earliest at two years of age. This could soon change due to MRI-based diagnostics – at least for "high-risk children" from ... [more]

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Thirteen years ago, I received a call from the mother of a college freshman who was concerned because her son had been diagnosed with mononucleosis during finals week. She felt something was not ... [more]

Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Measuring blood pressure
German: Blutdruckmessung

Overview
Blood pressure can be assessed using different methods for different parts of the vascular system. In everyday clinical practice blood pressure measurements usually refer to arterial blood ... [more]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Primary urine
Primary urine is the fraction of blood plasma which is filtered out by renal corpuscles.
While passing through the renal tubule, resorption and secretion take place which produces urine that is ready to be excreted.
see also: Modification of primary ... [more]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Thumb
The thumb is the most radially situated finger of the hand. Its main difference compared to the other fingers is the presence of only two phalanges (digital bones) in the thumb.

Anatomy
Even though the thumb is the shortest finger, it is essential ... [more]
Dr. Frank Antwerpes has edited the Flexikon article LESS-Surgery
Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site surgery, abbreviated LESS surgery, reduces the invasiveness of laparoscopic procedures.

Advantages
for patients
Just one small incision in the abdominal wall is all that is needed to secure access for multiple ... [more]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Learned helplessness
The term learned helplessness is used to describe the result of unavoidable, uncontrollable and repeated aversive stimuli to an individual. Many affected people are deeply convinced that they will not be able to prevent situations that are ... [more]
ZDoggMD - Medical Satire published a video

Doc Vader vs. Anti-Vaxxers by ZDoggMD

Doc Vader may be hiding his face but surely not his opinions. Hear what he’s thinking about anti-vaxxers. #VaccinateYourSpawn
MEDICA Tradefair published a video

Radiology - How an MRI machine makes its way into an office

These days, medical imaging is one of the key diagnostic methods. But how do large medical devices actually get to their final destination? MEDICA-tradefair.com took its camera along to observe the remodeling of a radiology imaging office. The ... [more]
Cell Image Library published a picture

Image of the Week - April 24, 2017 - CIL:38957 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38957

CIL:38957 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38957 Description: A colorized scanning electron micrograph of a human egg, which is the huge cell colored yellow at the bottom of this image. The follicle cells that surround it (top) send out long ... [more]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article Dura mater
Dura mater is the outermost part of the meninges that encapsulate the brain, effectively separating it from the skull.

Anatomy
Dura mater can be found within the cranial cavity and the spinal canal. Next to the orbital fissures the dura merges with ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

Why is my BP all over the place?

In this video, I discuss the reason why people who suffer from high BP have very variable readings. I also discuss why sometimes people with high blood pressure are told that they are dizzy because they have low blood pressure.