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Articles on Human Anatomy, or anthropotomy, which is the study of structures and systems of the human body

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Novel imaging technique shows abnormal brain anatomy in children with ADHD
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) display anatomical brain abnormalities beyond chemical imbalance, according to research

Date: 10 May 2007, Rating: 5.00

First high-flex knee replacement implant shaped specifically to fit woman's anatomy
Orthopedic surgeons at Rush are co-developers of implant that focuses on shape, not size

Date: 10 May 2007, Rating: not rated

Interstitial cells of Cajal in the urethra
In this review we will consider some of the precise mechanisms involved in the generation of pacemaker activity and discuss how these are modulated by excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters.

Date: 15 Jan 2007, Rating: not rated, 10 pages

Abdominal fat linked to higher death rate in men, new study shows
A new study by Queen's University researchers shows for the first time that visceral fat in the abdomen is directly associated with a higher risk of mortality in men.

Date: 15 Jan 2007, Rating: 3.75

Moderate Physical Activity is Critical for Reducing the Risk of Chronic Disease in Older Women
Exercise melts intra-abdominal fat, a hidden risk for cancer, heart disease, diabetes.

Date: 15 Jan 2007, Rating: not rated

Exercise Important in Reducing Size of Abdominal Fat Cells, Research Shows
Reducing the size of abdominal fat cells – which are a risk factor for diabetes and heart disease – takes more than cutting calories, according to new research from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Date: 15 Jan 2007, Rating: 10.00

Stress May Cause Excess Abdominal Fat In Otherwise Slender Women, Study Conducted At Yale Shows
Non-overweight women who are vulnerable to the effects of stress are more likely to have excess abdominal fat, and have higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol, a study suggests.

Date: 20 Sep 2006, Rating: 1.00

Location of body fat associated with cardiovascular risk even at normal body weight
The distribution of body fat in older men and women is associated with metabolic syndrome, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, even in normal weight individuals...

Date: 20 Sep 2006, Rating: not rated

A bulging midriff roughly doubles women's chances of gallstone surgery
A bulging midriff almost doubles a woman's chances of developing gallstones and the need for surgery to remove them, finds an extensive study...

Date: 20 Sep 2006, Rating: not rated

Waist Size Linked To Diabetes Risk In Adult Men
The circumference of a man's waist is a better predictor of his risk of developing type 2 diabetes than his body mass index (BMI), which is a weight-to-height ratio, or waist-to-hip ratio alone.

Date: 20 Sep 2006, Rating: 5.00

Waist-hip Ratio Should Replace Body Mass Index As Indicator Of Mortality Risk In Older People
Older people with high waist-hip ratios (WHRs) have a higher mortality risk than those with a high body mass index, or BMI, a new study reveals.

Date: 20 Sep 2006, Rating: not rated

Nail changes and disorders among the elderly
This article reviews the age associated nail changes and disorders along with related management.

Date: 6 Aug 2006, Rating: 2.83, 5 pages

Surgical Anatomy of the Bile Ducts at the Hepatic Hilum as Applied to Living Donor Liver Transplantation
The study evaluated anatomic variations of the biliary tree as applied to living donor liver transplantation.

Date: 6 Aug 2006, Rating: 1.75, 7 pages

Surgical Anatomy of the Left Lateral Segment as Applied to Living-Donor and Split-Liver Transplantation
A study that evaluated the intrahepatic vascular and biliary anatomy of the left lateral segment (LLS) as applied to living-donor and split-liver transplantation.

Date: 6 Aug 2006, Rating: 1.00, 8 pages

Recanalization Results after Carotid Stent Placement
This study determined the immediate and longer-term anatomic results after implantation of self-expanding carotid stents.

Date: 6 Aug 2006, Rating: 8.00, 9 pages

Researchers show that veins stiffen as we age
As if creaking joints and hardening of the arteries weren't bad enough, a research team has now confirmed that even our veins stiffen as we age.

Date: 9 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Borrowed Biceps Muscle May Help Boost Failing Hearts
The skeletal muscles have specialized cells called myoblasts that can reproduce to fix damaged muscles, researcher says.

Date: 3 Aug 2006, Rating: not rated

Some Muscles Respond To Weight Training In Just Two Weeks
Researchers found molecular changes in the muscle even weight training program has just begun...

Date: 3 Aug 2006, Rating: 4.33

Osteoclasts – the Cells That Break Bone
The article is an overview of human bones. It states that bones are constantly changing/remodeled at all times.

Date: 27 Jun 2006, Rating: 5.33

Big hips, big belly? It's in your genes
News: Obesity and body shape seem to be controlled by genes that play a role in the regulation of normal development.

Date: 26 Jun 2006, Rating: 6.00