Medical Dictionary
Friday, 21 October 2016 / Published in Teaching Anatomy
Last month we started to see how medical terminology, no matter how complex it looks like, can be decoded by becoming more familiar with words roots deriving from -mostly – Greek and Latin. So far we focused only on parts of the human body. This month, we will look at more general concepts, like diseases
October Healthy Lungs Month
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 / Published in Health and Education
October is Healthy Lung Month. By taking care of our lungs—and keeping them healthy—we help to maintain our general health as well. Take a deep breath…and read on!
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 / Published in Pins, Teaching Anatomy
You’ve just downloaded the Pocket Anatomy app. You’re maybe spending hours spinning around the 3D models of the male and female body and have certainly been admiring the beauty of them. You’re amazed at how complex this machine is! Now, it’s high time to understand how the human body works and how each single part
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 / Published in Teaching Anatomy
Anatomy classes have started and in the last few weeks your ears haves been picking up new sounds and trying to decode the medical jargon used by your educators when explaining the human body… Don’t panic! In few months, you will also speak the same language too…But, why wait a few months when you can
Monday, 12 September 2016 / Published in Reviews
Five years ago I even wasn’t thinking about being a yoga teacher, (for nearly 10 years I had been content to be a student). But I felt I was missing something and I began to ponder about the origins of my yoga practice. My lifelong teacher and friend hinted I might be interested in the
Monday, 29 August 2016 / Published in Main Blog
September is a busy month for parents around the world. The end of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, the start of spring in the Southern. Everyone busy getting kids ready for whatever “next steps” lie ahead for them. In the spirit of starting a new school year, I’d like to focus on three varied topics
Anatomy of Skin
Thursday, 07 July 2016 / Published in Main Blog
Summer is all about sun safety. With summer newly arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, our thoughts turn to “fun-in-the-sun” times. The new swim suit, a trip to the park, sand buckets for the kids, and—oh, yes—don’t forget the sunscreen! July is “UV Safety Month” in the U.S. So what exactly does “UV safety” mean? And
Thursday, 09 June 2016 / Published in Health and Education, Main Blog
Safety, around since the 1300s, can be defined as the freedom from the occurrence or risk of injury, danger, or loss; or the quality of averting or not causing injury. These same concepts can be incorporated into a word that came onto the scene about 200 years later: prevention. Safety and prevention are inextricably linked,
PA Respiratory System
Friday, 13 May 2016 / Published in Health and Education, Main Blog
The air we breathe—the air that supports all life—can also be the vehicle for introducing toxic pollutants into our lungs, leading to illness and death. Each day, around the globe, millions of people are exposed to airborne particles that have the potential to alter their state of health. Air pollution, whether from particles introduced from
Pocket Anatomy
Monday, 25 April 2016 / Published in Main Blog, Reviews
I first received the Pocket Anatomy app back in 2012 from my parents for university. I studied a Human Biology degree which included modules on the Musculoskeletal System and Anatomy & Physiology. I couldn’t recommend the apps enough, especially the Pocket Heart & Pocket Anatomy to healthcare professionals, or healthcare/medical students. Paris Smith – Student Physician
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