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


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


Roget’s II (, Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords


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



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


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




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


NPR Archives


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

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




The Museum of Questionable Medical Devices (Bob McCoy)


OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form


EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health The premier online source for science news since 1996. A service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

  • New approach to treating chronic itch
    on August 14, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (University of Zurich) Two receptors in the spinal cord and the right experimental drug: Researchers at the University of Zurich have discovered a new approach that suppresses itch. In a series of experiments in mice and dogs they successfully alleviated different forms of acute as well as chronic itch. For the latter, current treatment options are very limited. […]

  • Researchers assemble 'library of sugars'
    on August 14, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) Sugar structures called GAGs are present in almost all tissues in the human body, and have important functions in various diseases. The understanding of these sugar structures is limited, because tools to study them have been lacking. Now, researchers from University of Copenhagen have assembled such a tool - a cellular library of sugars. […]

  • Three leaders in longevity biotechnology form a...
    on August 14, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (InSilico Medicine, Inc.) The Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Juvenescence Ltd., and Insilico Medicine announced today that they have entered into a multi-year research collaboration. The collaboration aims to advance the understanding of a new molecular pathway potentially implicated in aging and age-related diseases and to discover and develop molecules to target this pathway. […]

  • SMURF1 provides targeted approach to preventing...
    on August 14, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (University at Buffalo) A class of proteins that has generated significant interest for its potential to treat diseases, has for the first time, been shown to be effective in reducing relapse, or drug-seeking behaviors, in a preclinical study. […]

  • New NIH reference book is one-stop resource for...
    on August 14, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) Researchers at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health -- along with leading diabetes experts from around the country and world -- have developed the third edition of a reference designed to be a one-stop source for crucial scientific information on diabetes and its complications: 'Diabetes in America.' […]

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