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Concept: History of biology

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A better understanding of the natural history of model organisms will increase their value as model systems and also keep them at the forefront of research.

Concepts: Model organism, Natural environment, Nature, Natural science, Model organisms, Natural history, Big History, History of biology

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The purpose of this study was to examine the natural history and growth rate of pancreatic serous cystadenomas (SCAs) to determine which factors lead to resection for these benign neoplasms.

Concepts: Natural environment, Benign tumor, Nature, History of science, Natural science, Natural history, Big History, History of biology

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The association between olmesartan and an enteropathy histologically indistinguishable from untreated celiac disease has recently been described. However, pathogenetic mechanisms leading to villous atrophy, prevalence, natural history and genetic background of this condition have not yet been defined.

Concepts: Natural environment, Nature, History of science, Natural science, Natural philosophy, Natural history, Big History, History of biology

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Gallbladder sludge is a common diagnosis on routine abdominal sonography, yet its clinical importance is uncertain, especially in outpatients. To determine its natural history and potential future complications in this setting, we reviewed the imaging and clinical histories of nonhospitalized patients with a diagnosis of sludge on sonography.

Concepts: Natural environment, Nature, History of science, Natural science, Natural philosophy, Natural history, Big History, History of biology

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The natural history, management, and outcome of takotsubo (stress) cardiomyopathy are incompletely understood.

Concepts: Natural environment, Nature, History of science, Natural science, Natural philosophy, Natural history, Big History, History of biology

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To describe the natural history of frailty transitions in a large cohort of community-dwelling older men and identify predictors associated with progression to or improvement from states of greater frailty.

Concepts: Osteoporosis, Natural environment, Nature, History of science, Natural science, Natural history, Big History, History of biology

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The skull of René Descartes is held in the National Museum of Natural History since the 19th c. Up to date, only anthropological examinations were carried out, focusing on the cranial capacity and phrenological interpretation of the skull morphology. Using CT-scan based 3D technology, a reconstruction of the endocast was performed, allowing for its first complete description and inter-disciplinary analysis: assessment of metrical and non-metrical features, retrospective diagnosis of anatomical anomalies, and confrontation with neuro-psychological abilities of this well-identified individual.

Concepts: Nervous system, Medicine, Brain, Greek loanwords, Skull, History of biology, Museum, Craniometry

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To characterize the natural history and neuropathologic basis of unawareness of memory loss in late-life dementia.

Concepts: Alzheimer's disease, Natural environment, Nature, History of science, Natural science, Natural history, Big History, History of biology