Author: Dr. Chukwudi Ekomaru

The tympanic membrane

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For us to hear a sound, soundwaves go through various media as they travel from the external environment to the brain for processing. Because we have varying levels of sound wave intensity, they must be regulated appropriately. The middle ear cavity, found within the temporal bone, extends from the tympanic membrane to the outer wall […]READ POST

What happens during a stroke

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According to the Irish heart association, one in five people will have a stroke in their lifetime ?. Stroke is the second leading cause of adult death globally, according to the world health organization.READ POST

Parts of the tooth

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The tooth is made up of three main parts: a crown coated by enamel, a root covered by cementum and the cervical margin or neck where these two regions meet.READ POST

Facts on the Pharynx

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The pharynx is a cone-shaped muscular tube that connects the nasal ? and oral ? cavities to the esophagus and larynx. It starts at the base of the skull ? and terminates at the inferior border of the cricoid cartilage at the sixth cervical vertebrae (C6). READ POST

PREVIEW: Synapse

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We’re constantly developing new 3D models that delve deeper and deeper into the anatomy, and we’re proud to announce that the Synapse will be one of two models hitting the platform in January. Let’s learn some facts about how neurons communicate while getting a SNEAK PEEK of this stunning new detailed model. READ POST

Prostate cancer: Early detection is key

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Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men globally ??, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), out of every 100 American men, about 13 will get prostate cancer during their lifetime. Of that about 2-3 men may die from prostate cancer.  READ POST

Sneak peek: Colon microanatomy model

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In one of our previous snippets, we explored the large intestine and how each component of the digestive system plays a role in breaking down the food we eat, transforming the end product into nutrients used by the body for many important functions.READ POST

Causes of vision imparement

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Vision impairment is the inability of the eyes to function adequately as a unit. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a visually impaired person’s eyesight cannot be corrected to a ‘normal level.’ READ POST

Blood supply to the lungs

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Most biochemical reactions in the body either generate energy or require energy to progress. Cellular organelles and tissues need oxygen to ensure these reactions proceed with ease. READ POST