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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)

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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  • Risk of autism increased in children of mothers...
    on June 23, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (JAMA Network) The risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) was increased in children of mothers with the three main types of diabetes that complicate pregnancy, findings that add new information on type 1 diabetes and extend what is already known about type 2 and gestational diabetes. […]

  • Important step towards a computer model that...
    on June 22, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel) Understanding how the retina transforms images into signals that the brain can interpret would not only result in insights into brain computations, but could also be useful for medicine. As machine learning and artificial intelligence develop, eye diseases will soon be described in terms of the perturbations of computations performed by the retina. A newly developed model of the retina can predict with high precision the outcome of a […]

  • UMBC researchers report novel method to quickly...
    on June 22, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (University of Maryland Baltimore County) A new paper in Scientific Reports looks at how to extract cellular protein synthesis machinery from human blood, and, by adding recombinant DNA to the extract, to produce therapeutic proteins within two hours. […]

  • Penn study reveals new therapeutic target for...
    on June 22, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Influenza A (flu A) hijacks host proteins for viral RNA splicing and blocking these interactions caused replication of the virus to slow, which could point to novel strategies for antiviral therapies. […]

  • When low batteries are a good thing
    on June 22, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (Instituto de Medicina Molecular) A new study led by Marc Veldhoen, group leader at Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM) shows how these cells are kept under control. The work published now in Science Immunology, reveals that the "batteries" of these cells have a different composition that reduces their capacity of producing energy, keeping them in a controlled activated mode. […]

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