Anatomy

Lotus pose and the meniscus

  Knees and yoga ... ...it's always good to understand why certain poses are not accessible to everyone, and why we should just learn to step back and accept that they'll never be available to ...
mesentery, organ, anatomy, human

NEW Human ‘Organ’: The Mesentery

  A NEW 'organ' has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body. Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be just a few fragmented structures in the digestive system. But ...

Neuroscientist Shows What Fasting Does To Your Brain & Why Big Pharma Won’t Study It

Benefits of Fasting Check this out .... For anyone who'd like to know a bit more, here's some background on the benefits of intermittent fasting.   Article by A.Walia for collective-evolution.com Below is a TEDx ...
Biomechanics

Brief Lessons in Biomechanics: Taking Care of the Spine

Brief Lessons in Biomechanics - Something to consider in those quiet moments over the weekend .... check out what it has say about optimal lifting and sitting positions. The Importance of A Neutral Spine Article by biomechanist, ...

New Hydrogel That Mimics Cartilage Could Make Knee Repairs Easier

Article by D.Nield for sciencealert.com A new cartilage-like hydrogel material could make the job of repairing knees much easier, say scientists, as it's 3D printable and can be made as an exact fit for each ...

How physical exercise makes your brain work better

Exercise improves brain function! "German researchers showed that walking or cycling during, but not before, learning helped new foreign language vocabulary to stick". Could this be why learning about anatomy (arguably a foreign language for ...
Vagus, nerve

How Toning the Vagus Nerve Heals Pain

Great article - now that everyone's talking about the Vagus Nerve, this helps explain the how, what, where and why. Wondering whether it's necessary to put the hands in that awkward position for Bhramari breath, ...

Expression of the Endocannabinoid Receptors in Human Fascial Tissue

Our bodies are amazing ... Here's something to ponder through the week ahead. Just love that we are continually discovering information about ourselves - unfolding and delving in.   Endocannabinoids Article from learnmuscles.com Endocannabinoids, usually ...