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VB News Desk: Advances in Diagnosing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

CTE — or chronic traumatic encephalopathy — is a neurodegenerative disease that occurs as a result of repeated head trauma. Concussions can play a role, but even more insidious are the sub-concussive impacts that happen when the brain moves around ...
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VB News Desk: The Facts on the Fabella

Did you know that 39% of people have an extra bone in their knee called the fabella? The fabella is a small sesamoid bone that sits behind the ...
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VB News Desk: Anatomy and Physiology in Space!

What does space travel have to do with anatomy and physiology? More than you might think. Just this April, a groundbreaking study investigating the ...
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3 Tools To Help Better Understand The Body: Virtual Models, Microscopes, and Artificial Intelligence

Here at Visible Body, we use technology to help healthcare professionals and students see inside the body, and we aren’t the only ones! Other ...
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The Year in Review: 5(ish) Awesome Medical Breakthroughs of 2018

2018 is rapidly coming to a close, and that means we’ll soon be counting down the seconds to a brand new year. Not to be outdone by the festivities ...
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From Detecting Heart Disease to the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: The Latest Medical Discoveries of 2018

We’re two months into 2018, but there already have been groundbreaking discoveries in the medical world that bring us closer to treatments for severe ...
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Year-End Roundup: The Seven Coolest Medical Stories of 2016

Well, here we are again in the final stretch of the year. Hard to believe 2016 is over, huh? Although I won't be sad to say goodbye to it—Carrie ...
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Year-End Roundup: Five Coolest Medical Stories of 2015

Well, it’s that time again! Throughout the year, we keep an eye out for the most amazing, bizarre, and unbelievable breakthroughs of the health ...
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Year-End Roundup: The Seven Coolest Medical Stories of 2014

It's that time again! Last year, we rounded up seven of the wackiest and/or most amazing stories the medical world had to offer. Let's see if 2014 ...
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Year in Review: 7 Coolest Medical Stories of 2013

2013 was a pretty amazing time for the medical world. New technologies emerged, 3D printing became all the rage, a new ligament was “discovered,” the ...