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Portal

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

Fun

The Museum of Questionable Medical Devices (Bob McCoy)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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  • Heart patients advised to move more to avoid...
    on April 17, 2021 at 4:00 am

    (European Society of Cardiology) Elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes increase the risk of heart disease. But a large study today reveals that in people with these conditions, increasing activity levels is associated with a reduced likelihood of heart events and mortality. The research is presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

  • Autism develops differently in girls than boys,...
    on April 16, 2021 at 4:00 am

    (University of Virginia Health System) New research sheds light on how autism-spectrum disorder manifests in the brains of girls, prompting the scientists to warn that conclusions drawn from studies conducted primarily in boys should not be assumed to hold true for girls.

  • Virginia Tech and UVA virologists develop broadly...
    on April 16, 2021 at 4:00 am

    (Virginia Tech) A candidate vaccine that could provide protection against the COVID-19 virus and other coronaviruses has shown promising results in early animal testing.

  • University of Colorado inter-campus collaboration...
    on April 16, 2021 at 4:00 am

    (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Two University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers have received a five-year R01 Award for $497,893 per year from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study a potential new drug treatment for salivary gland cancer. The award is part of an inter-campus collaboration between Antonio Jimeno, MD, Ph.D., co-leader of the Developmental Therapeutics Program, and Tin Tin Su, Ph.D., co-leader of the Molecular and Cellular Oncology Program.

  • Promising results from first-in-humans study of a...
    on April 16, 2021 at 4:00 am

    (University of Turku) The preliminary trial results of a novel radiopharmaceutical for PET imaging of inflammation developed at the University of Turku, Finland, have been published. The compound, which targets the vascular adhesion protein 1 (VAP-1) that regulates inflammatory cell traffic, is the first radiopharmaceutical that has been developed completely in Finland and has advanced to clinical trials. In the study that started with healthy volunteers, the radiopharmaceutical was found to be […]

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