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Gli uomini di bassa statura presentano un rischio maggiore di diventare calvi precocemente. Lo dimostra uno studio in cui genetisti umani hanno studiato i genomi di 20.000 uomini. I loro dati ... [di più]

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Esistono persone che hanno un forte bisogno di essere menomate: si augurano di vivere senza una gamba, paralizzati, di essere ciechi o sordi. Gli studi suggeriscono che un ruolo determinante è ... [di più]

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Konstantin Weil ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Decomposition of bodies
The decomposition of bodies is caused by bacterial enzymes anaerobically breaking down tissues.

Details
In contrast to decay, the decomposition of bodies is a reductive process. The starting point are intravital microbial populations, of which the ... [più]
Konstantin Weil ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Jejunum
The jejunum is the 2-2.5 meters long middle part of the small intestine, situated between duodenum and ileum. Its structure is characterized by intestinal glands (crypts of Lieberkühn) and high circular folds.

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Konstantin Weil ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Ammon's horn
Ammon's horn is a part of the hippocampus that forms a longitudinal bulge on the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle. It's considered a part of the limbic system.
Sometimes the term Ammon's horn is used to describe the whole ... [più]
Konstantin Weil ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Pineal gland
The pineal gland is an endocrine gland – located in the epithalamus – which produces melatonin, depending on light conditions.

Anatomy
As a part of the epithalamus, the pineal gland is located on the posterior wall of the brain's third ... [più]
Flora Vinbert ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Head
The head is the uppermost part of the human body that hosts the brain, the food uptake organs, the access to the airways and important sensory organs.

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The bony base of the head is the skull, which is mobile on the cervical spine and secured ... [più]
Flora Vinbert ha modificato il Flexikon-articolo Supravitality
Supravitality is the period during which certain organs or tissues are still intact even after irreversible ischemia. The term is used in forensic medicine and thanatology.

Background
Following the irreversible loss of function of the brain (brain ... [più]
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Konstantin Weil ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Generalized anxiety disorder
Generalized anxiety disorder is a certain kind of anxiety disorder which is characterized by fear that becomes uncontrollable.

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Affected patients live in constant worry and anxious apprehension concerning all areas of daily life. Thoughts ... [più]
Konstantin Weil ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Supravitality
Supravitality is the period during which certain organs or tissues are still intact even after irreversible ischemia. The term is used in forensic medicine and thanatology.

Background
Following the irreversible loss of function of the brain (brain ... [più]