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Anatomy & Physiology

5 Reasons We're Grateful for the Nervous System

It’s almost Thanksgiving here in the US. While our family gatherings and friendsgiving celebrations may be virtual this year, there’s still a lot to be thankful for—like the human nervous system! First of all, it runs our body in the background so ...
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Anatomy & Physiology

5 Facts About the Prostate and Prostate Cancer

The prostate is a gland of the male reproductive system that is located just below the bladder. It contains the ejaculatory ducts and a portion of ...
Anatomy & Physiology

5 Facts About the Ovaries and Ovarian Cancer

Today, we’re going to talk about the ovaries, the gonads of the female reproductive system and the site of a process with one of the best names ...
Anatomy & Physiology

4 Fascinating Facts About Vaccine History

Vaccines have been in the news a great deal lately, as research and clinical trials for a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine continue at an impressive pace. August ...
Anatomy & Physiology

Biomechanics: Lever Systems in the Body

Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to do a calf raise with 50 lbs than it is to perform a 50-lb bicep curl? Is it because your bicep is ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

5 Facts About Aphasia

Did you know that in addition to being Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, June is Aphasia Awareness Month as well? Aphasia is a language disorder ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

5 Facts About Alzheimer's Disease

Did you know that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month? Alzheimer’s Disease is a neurodegenerative condition that impairs memory and ...
Anatomy & Physiology

A Visual Guide to Muscle Terminology with Muscles & Kinesiology

When you’re studying the muscular system, there’s a lot of terminology to learn beyond the names of the muscles themselves. Part of becoming familiar ...
Anatomy & Physiology, News, Pathology

Research Roundup: Could Light Help Treat Brain Disorders and Chronic Pain?

Whether it comes from the sun, a lightbulb, or a campfire, light is an important component of our world. We rely on it for our sense of vision, for ...
Anatomy & Physiology

Meet the Muscles & Kinesiology App!

We’re constantly seeking to improve our products here at Visible Body, so we’re pleased to announce that our musculoskeletal-specific app is better ...