When a loved one dies, a burden remains on the bereaved. This also has an impact on the cardiac health of mourners: a recent study shows that one year after the death of a partner, the risk of ...[more]
About six percent of pregnant women suffer two or more abortions, wherein the risk increases with age. A lack of stem cells in the endometrium could be a possible reason for habitual miscarriage, ...[more]
CIL:38927 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38927 Description: Scanning electron micrograph of the the fruiting body of bread mould. As the mould grows, it propagates itself by forming spores that are released into the environment and grow ... [more]
Calcitriol is defined as the double hydroxylated vitamin D3 which animal organisms can synthesize from cholesterol. The vitamin-like hormone belongs to the group of calciferols and is generated from calcidiol by attaching a second hydroxyl group to ... [more]
The pharyngeal raphe is the attachment point for three muscles:
Musculus constrictor pharyngis superiorMusculus constrictor pharyngis mediusMusculus constrictor pharyngis inferiorIt connects these muscles to the pharyngeal tubercle of the occipital ... [more]
The occipital bone is a flattened skull bone and part of the neurocranium. It borders above with the sutura lambdoidea to the two parietal bones ossa parietalia, laterally to the temporal bone and below with the os sphenoidale.