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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 the urethra, which carries semen out of the body during ejaculation. The prostate (highlighted) within ...
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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 ...
Anatomy & Physiology, News

Research Roundup: Why Good Oral Hygiene is Good for More Than Just Your Teeth

Daily routines are an important part of our lives, and one of the most ingrained routines for many of us is brushing our teeth in the morning and at ...