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The arrival of large-scale production of acetylsalicylic acid 120 years ago paved a new path of conquest. ASA, according to studies, protects patients from coronary events, as well as from ... [more]

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I realized the snap of a glove in the operating room for me is akin to the starter's pistol for a runner or swimmer. The snap brings me into total focus on the task at hand, the operation to be ... [more]

Jannis Rademeier has edited the Flexikon article Body donation
Body donation designates the voluntary provision of the own body after its death for scientific purposes. A person which agrees to the body donation is called a body donor.

Legal basis (Germany)
Unlike in the field of transplantation medicine, body ... [more]
Lukas Herzberg has edited the Flexikon article Cannabis
Cannabis is a drug, which can be consumed in the form of food, drink or smoke and is part of the so-called 'soft drugs'. The word 'hashish' is derived from the Arab word for 'grass'. Cannabis falls into the Narcotics Law and as of 29th January 2004, ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

Long QT syndrome

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta talks to his electrophysiologist colleague Dr Chris Hayes about the long QT syndrome.
Jannis Rademeier has edited the Flexikon article Body donation
The body donation designates the voluntary provision of the own body after its death for scientific purposes. A person which agrees to the body donation is called a body donor.

Legal basis (Germany)
Unlike in the field of transplantation medicine, ... [more]
Cell Image Library published a picture

Image of the Week - November 20, 2017 - CIL:39037 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39037

CIL:39037 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39037 Description: An anoptral contrast micrograph of a planktonic freshwater rotifer. The rotifer are microscopic but complex animals (mostly less than 1mm long) found in wet habitats. They are ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

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]