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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 Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, 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

Columbia (Infoplease), Wikipedia

Introduction

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

Innovation

Innovations Report

Commerce

Indiegogo

Shop Amazon Gift Zazzle

Preservation

History

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

Archive

Internet Archive
Library of Congress Finding Aids

Library

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

Participation

Education


Course

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

Quotation

Quotations Page

Event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)
Meetup.com

News

NPR Archives
Google News

Google Scholar

Book

Gray’s Anatomy (Henry Gray, illustrations by Henry Vandyke Carter)
Google Books, 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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EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health The premier online source for science news since 1996. A service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

  • A new collaboration to maximize the benefits of...
    on April 20, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)) With the advent of personalized cancer medicine, patients may not always receive the most effective treatment in their particular case. A new collaboration aims to put this situation to rights. […]

  • HKU medical chemists discover peptic ulcer...
    on April 20, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (The University of Hong Kong) A novel solution to antimicrobial resistance -- HKU medical chemists discover peptic ulcer treatment metallodrug effective in 'taming' superbugs. […]

  • Compound improves stroke outcome by reducing...
    on April 20, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) An experimental compound appears to improve stroke outcome by reducing the destructive inflammation that can continue months after a stroke, scientists report.Rats consuming compound 21 following a clot-based stroke -- the most common type in humans -- don't have a smaller stroke size but do have better memory and movement in its aftermath, says Dr. Adviye Ergul, vascular physiologist and Regents' Professor in the Department of Physiology at […]

  • $2 million grant to push forward cancer research...
    on April 20, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso) A $2 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) will allow Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) to create a new lab focusing on breast cancer, pushing forward breast cancer research in West Texas. […]

  • Treatment of cancer could become possible with...
    on April 20, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (Umea University) An international team of researchers led by professor Niklas Arnberg at Umeå University, shows that adenovirus binds to a specific type of carbohydrate that is overexpressed on certain types of cancer cells. The discovery opens up new opportunities for the development of virus-based cancer therapy. The study is published in the latest issue of the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. […]

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