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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

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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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  • Researchers hope to improve future epidemic...
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (U.S. Army Research Laboratory) As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, a new mathematical model could offer insights on how to improve future epidemic predictions based on how information mutates as it is transmitted from person to person and group to group. The Army Research Office funded this model, developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Princeton University.

  • Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA): Newborn screening...
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care) The earliest possible diagnosis and treatment of infantile SMA through newborn screening leads to better motor development and less need for permanent ventilation as well as fewer deaths.

  • Link between air pollution and corona mortality...
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (Aarhus University) A group of scientists from Aarhus University in Denmark and University of Siena in Italy has found another small piece in the puzzle of understanding COVID-19. Looking for reasons why the mortality rate is up to 12% in the northern part of Italy and only approx. 4.5% in the rest of the country, they found a probable correlation between air pollution and mortality in two of the worst affected regions in northern Italy.

  • Surgical masks good for most COVID-19 treatment:...
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (McMaster University) A systematic review of four randomized controlled trials on masks done between 1990 and last month shows the use of medical masks did not increase viral respiratory infection or clinical respiratory illness.

  • Hereditary mutation that drives aggressive head...
    on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 am

    (National University of Singapore) New research from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore revealed a genetic variant in a gene called MET that is responsible for more aggressive growth of head and neck, and lung cancers in Asian populations.

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