“anatomy models”

May
28

Hay fever – Nothing to Sniff About

If you’re one of the millions of people who start sneezing as soon as spring arrives and trees and flowers start to shower us with their pollen, then you’ll know exactly what hay fever is all about. Streaming eyes, blocked nose, sneezing, itching skin – it’s not a lot of fun. There’s still lots we […]

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Jun
20

Anorexia Isn’t Always About Teenage Girls

Adult Onset Anorexia Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are conditions which instantly bring to mind the stereotype of a teenager, usually a girl, who is struggling with multiple issues. We all know that eating disorders, and especially anorexia, have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, and there are an estimated 30 […]

By Joanna | Health . Medical Education
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Jun
01

Is Vaping Harming the ‘Quit Smoking’ Message?

E-cigarettes and other “vaping” devices have really taken off in the last decade. However, these devices have a history dating back to the 1960s, when an American inventor patented a smokeless nicotine delivery system. This version of the e-cigarette never reached consumers and it wasn’t until 2006 that electronic cigarettes were launched in the European […]

By Joanna | Medical Education . Wellness
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Jul
11

Formaldehyde as a Carcinogen – How Do We Protect Medical Students?

Formaldehyde has long been used as an effective preservative on cadavers, either by undertakers as part of the embalming process, or by hospitals or universities which need to preserve whole bodies or organs for lengthy periods of time, as the chemicals delay the natural process of decay. As well as being used for preserving organisms, […]

By Joanna | Medical Education . Science
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Mar
05

The Benefits of Models and Simulators in the Spine Industry

From the Atlas vertebrae connecting the spine to the skull, to the tiny coccyx bone at the base of the lower back, the spine is one of the most complex structures in the human body. Named “Atlas” after the mythical Greek Titan, burdened with carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders, this vertebra allows […]

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Can Electricity Spark New Therapies?

For centuries people have been experimenting with using electricity for therapeutic purposes. You may remember from a previous blog – The TENS Commandments – that the ancient Greeks and Romans were aware of the benefits of electrotherapy for pain relief during childbirth and in other situations. The trouble is, the only means that they had […]

By Joanna | Electrotherapy
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Machines That Mimic Nature

Re-inventing ideas from nature is nothing new; think sonar in ships and radar in aircraft, both of which are analogous to echolocation in marine mammals and bats. Indeed, borrowing ideas from nature dates back centuries; for instance, see our blog post “The TENS Commandments” that describes how ancient Greeks and Romans advocated harnessing electric shocks […]

By Joanna | Anatomy . Biology . Environment . Science
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Feb
20

3B Scientific Reveals New Responsive Website

We’re delighted to announce our newly re-designed, faster & totally mobile websites.  We’ve listened to our customers & built our new site specifically to address their needs.  It’s now even easier to navigate & purchase from our full range of Science, Medical & Health products.  Our website is designed to work quickly wherever you are […]

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