DocCheck News
DocCheck News has published an article

When women and men feel pain, their respective signalling and threshold levels often differ greatly. It is therefore all the more important to take both genders into account in research, both in ... [more]

DocCheck News
DocCheck News has published an article

Physician wellness begins in realizing our identity in medicine and society. Shamans, priests, and healers have existed since man began to gather together in social packs. Their unique role of ... [more]

Flora Vinbert has published the Flexikon article Skeleton muscles
The skeleton 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]
Konstantin Weil has published the Flexikon article AT1-receptor antagonist
AT1-receptor antagonists (AT = angiotensin) or "sartans" belong to the group of antihypertensives. Just like ACE inhibitors, they interfere with the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS).

Typical representatives of this group ... [more]
ZDoggMD - Medical Satire published a video

Doc Vader On Medical Marijuana by ZDoggMD

Doc Vader experiences the impact of medical marijuana live on video. Watch what crucial questions the Dark Lord asks himself in this state of mind!
Raphael Klinkhammer has published the Flexikon article Vein
Veins are blood vessels that lead the blood circulating in the body back to the heart. Except for the pulmonary veins, they transport blood poor in oxygen, the so-called "venous" blood. The veins are part of the cardiovascular system, and they ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

Blood clots in Afib - why they happen

This video is about blood clots in Afib and why you should continue anticoagulants even after you have had treatment for the Afib.
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Sialolithiasis
The definition sialolithiasis refers to the formation of calculus bodies (stones) in any of the salivary glands. They are also called sialoliths. In approximately 70-90% of cases the submandibular gland is affected (Glandula submandibularis); in ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Reflux
Reflux is the abnormal backward flow of a fluid in the body, e.g. gastroesophageal reflux.
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Nicotine abuse
Nicotine abuse denotes the abuse of nicotine to satisfy nicotine addiction. The term is partially deceptive, since it implies that nicotine might be consumed without, or with only little, injury to health. In a strict sense, however, every use ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Midclavicular line
The midclavicular line is an imaginary line passing downwards over the trunk of the body and through the midpoint of the clavicle.
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Meningitis
the spinal cord and brain is covered by a transparent protective fluid called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and the spinal cord is covered by a thin sheath called meninges. The infection or inflammation of the meninges and the CSF is known as meningitis. ... [more]