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Body (NOVA)
Healia medical and health-related resources
Human Body (Wikipedia)

Dictionary

body : organized physical substance of an animal or plant either living or dead — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

human body the physical substance of the human organism, composed of living cells and extracellular materials and organized into tissues, organs, and systems.. — Britannica

Introduction

Introduction to the Human Body (Alexandra Villa-Forte, MD, MPH, ME, Merck Manual)

Preservation

History

Ancient Greece’s contributions to modern medicine (National Library of Medicine’s Exhibit)
History of medicine (History World)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education


Course

Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (MIT OpenCourseware)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

News

NPR Archives

Book

Gray’s Anatomy (Henry Gray, illustrations by Henry Vandyke Carter)
ISBNdb

Government

GlobalHealth.gov (US Department of Health and Human Services)
Public Health Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Document

USA.gov

Expression

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The Museum of Questionable Medical Devices (Bob McCoy)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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  • Shorter time from symptom onset to...
    on September 25, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) New research presented at this week's ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID, held online) shows that a shorter time from symptom onset to hospitalisation is associated with more serious disease and death in patients with COVID-19. The study is by Dr Annie Wong-Beringer and colleagues, University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, CA, USA, and presented at ECCVID by co-author Amanda Chron.

  • Dealing with the global tsunami of mental health...
    on September 25, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) In a special session addressing global mental health before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic held at the ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID) Professor Vikram Patel H(arvard Medical School, USA) will present a new review of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global mental health.

  • Cocaine addiction: Impact of genetic mutations...
    on September 25, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Institut Pasteur) Cocaine addiction is a chronic disorder with a high rate of relapse for which no effective treatment is currently available. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur, the CNRS, Inserm and the Paris Public Hospital Network (AP-HP) recently demonstrated that two gene mutations involved in the conformation of nicotinic receptors in the brain appear to play a role in various aspects of cocaine addiction.

  • Faced with shortages, researchers combine heat...
    on September 25, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory) They found that gently heating N95 masks in high relative humidity could inactivate SARS-CoV-2 virus trapped within the masks, without degrading the masks' performance.

  • Yale begins designating SalivaDirect COVID-19...
    on September 25, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Yale University) Yale has designated three independent laboratories to perform the university-developed SalivaDirectTM COVID-19 test. Along with Yale Pathology Labs -- the first to offer the test -- Access Medical Laboratories, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), and Mirimus, Inc., represent the initial wave of providers for the innovative testing method. They will make SalivaDirectTM available to people in Florida, Minnesota and New York by late September.

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