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Children who suffer from cancer today survive much longer than before. However, as adults almost all unfortunately suffer from serious sequelae illnesses, as a new study shows. Doctors should ... [meer]

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It is now known that repeated blows to the head can lead to severe brain damage even decades later. According to a recent study, traumatic brain injuries are particularly dangerous during ... [meer]

Jannis Rademeier heeft het Flexikon artikel Body donation bewerkt
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, ... [meer]
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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 ... [meer]
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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 ... [meer]
York Cardiology heeft een video gepubliceerd

AFib and common triggers

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta talks about Atrial fibrillation.
Anne Düchting heeft het Flexikon artikel Flexikon - The flexible lexicon bewerkt

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 ... [meer]
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Spore-y McSporeface! Image of the Week – November 6, 2017 - CIL:41636 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41636

Spore-y McSporeface! Image of the Week – November 6, 2017 CIL:41636 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41636 Description: Fluorescent image of the sporangium, an enclosure in which spores are formed, of the slime mold Physarum leucophaeum. ... [meer]
York Cardiology heeft een video gepubliceerd

AFib and its silent but deadly parent

Afib is one of the commonest heart rhythm disturbances which is associated with an increased risk of stroke. Whilst we know of many risk factors which increase the likelihood of Afib such as high blood pressure, diabetes or precasting heart disease.
Dr. Frank Antwerpes heeft het Flexikon artikel Skeletal muscles bewerkt
The skeletal 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" ... [meer]
Dr. Frank Antwerpes heeft het Flexikon artikel Articular Labrum bewerkt
The term articular labrum, or simply labrum, from Latin "labrum articulare", describes an enlargement of the joint's socket by a marginal ring of fibrous cartilage.

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Labrum glenoidale (glenoid labrum, surrounds the shoulder-joint) Labrum ... [meer]