How the liver works
By: Elizabeth Hedger
The liver is located in the upper right of the abdomen, under the diaphragm and above the stomach, right kidney, and intestines. It consists of two lobes, each in turn composed of numerous lobules. All the lobules are connected to a network of ducts that...
Understanding skin, its roles and functions
By: Martha Leonard
The next time you are relaxing on a beautiful beach, enjoying the cool breezes and working on that suntan, remember to take care of the largest and one of the most important organs of your body—your skin. This amazing, complex part of the body...
How the liver works
By: Stephen H
The liver is the largest organ in the human body and has many roles to perform to ensure a healthy body. It plays a crucial role in ensuring the body's metabolism. Three of its main functions are, it makes bile which helps us digest food...
How the liver works
By: Shannyn Hughes
THE LIVERThe liver is one of the largest and most important internal organs. Protected by ribs, the liver is located in the upper right hand side of the abdomen. It has many functions (over 500) and can be likened to a chemical processing factory. Many...
Understanding skin, its roles and functions
By: A.R. Marth
Skin. It's all over you, and you can't see anything else. What it is for? How does it work? And why?Your skin is the biggest organ in (or on) your body. It is huge compared to your other organs. Only your liver comes close...
Explaining different blood types
By: Shukhrat Kholtaev
In Japan it is considered that the type of the blood - indicator of the individuality of man, it is similar to the Western faith in the signs of zodiacal signs (tradition of zodiac also it is used in modern Japan). This tradition, as...
How the liver works
By: A.R. Marth
Put your hand at the base of your ribs, on the front of your body and to the right. This is where the second-largest organ in your body sits, and does its work. Weighing in at around three pounds, your liver is only outsized by...
The mathematics of breathing
By: Beatrix Kiddo
Mathematical breathing can change an outcome. When a person is diagnosed with COPD, emphysema, allergies, sinus difficulties, heart problems, anxieties and etc., they may need assistance of oxygen, therapy or simple breathing exercises. Breathing becomes another math class to them as they get their body...
Understanding human pheromones
By: Melody Clearwater
A pheromone can be defined as a chemical that triggers a behavioral response in members of the same species. Some examples of these responses include alarm, social, territorial, and sexual. Insect's use of pheromones have been fairly well researched, although the use of pheromones is...
Why people sleep
By: Emlyn Jones
Every single living thing in the world that we know sleep, from the laziest animal on earth, such as the brown bat who sleeps approximately 19.9 hours in 24, to the one that sleeps barely none, such as the insomniac giraffe, who sleeps about...

 

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