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Firing Synapses. this is seriously awesome.

Corpus callosum- the large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them

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Corpus callosum- the large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them

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A scanning electron microscopic image of HIV. The glycoprotein complex on its surface enables the virus to attach to and fuse with target cells to initiate the infectious cycle.

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Corpus callosum- the large band of neural fibres connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them

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Corpus callosum- the large band of neural fibres connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them

Pathology of the Brain.......loved dissecting the brain in undergrad!

Paradoxical Paradigms

"May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law." - Immanuel Kant All human societies and cultures can live and work together peacefully in a symbiotic relationship with nature through the means of bio-mimicry, automated technology and the global management of...

Newborn blood, truth and advertising

Today I received an email asking me to choose between banking or storing my baby’s ‘cord blood’, after subscribing to an Australian parenting website. The email directed me to articles where they p...

Goblet cells- they make your mucous.

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Goblet and secretory cells. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a section through a goblet cell (pink & blue) and secretory cells of the duodenum, part of the small intestine.

This one is a killer (30 to 70% mortality). Streptococcal Necrotizing Fasciitis or NF. It is initially devoid of surface abnormalities but has pain and fever. The area becomes tender and swollen. Later the color changes to a dark red as thrombosis occurs (blood clot formation). Once the clot forms the area becomes ischemic (devoid of oxygen and nutrients from normal blood flow) and the skin dies and turns black.

This one is a killer (30 to 70% mortality). Streptococcal Necrotizing Fasciitis or NF. It is initially devoid of surface abnormalities but has pain and fever. The area becomes tender and swollen. Later the color changes to a dark red as thrombosis occurs (blood clot formation). Once the clot forms the area becomes ischemic (devoid of oxygen and nutrients from normal blood flow) and the skin dies and turns black.

Ascariasis. There are serpiginous filling defects in the distal small bowel (red arrows) representing adult roundworms.

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A physical exam will reveal a tender upper abdomen, with guarding and sometimes rebound tenderness; Cullen’s and Grey-Turners signs (blue discoloration around the umbilicus and flanks, respectively) are indicators of necrotizing pancreatitis. Fever and tachycardia are frequent. Hypotension and even shock are present in severe cases. Patients with pancreatitis will look pale, and frequently jaundiced. Labs classically show elevated lipase and amylase. Other causes of elevated amylase and…

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