Nonspecific immune system defenses
By: Tami Port MS
Although hand washing and use of hand sanitizer reduces your chances of catching an infection, it is impossible to avoid germs. Pathogenic microbes (those that can cause disease) are all around us, all the time. It is the body's own immune system that does the...
Understanding human pheromones
By: Roschelle Nelson
In love, it is often said that opposites attract which is hardly ever the case - or is it?People usually practice the general principles established by what is commonly referred to as "The Law of Attraction". The Universal Law of Attraction states: We attract...
Does People use only 10 Percent Brains
By: Kerlain Kate
Here's a well known myth, that humans use only 10% of their brains. The other part is unusable or used mostly for mystical powers such as telepathy or similar. What does this percent mean - number of brain cells, area of brain cortex or the...
What is blood pressure?
By: Anony Mili
Blood pressure is a measure of how forcefully your blood is pressing against your artery walls with each heartbeat. Blood pressure is gauged by two numbers such as 120//80 which is spoken as one twenty over eighty. The first number is called systolic pressure and...
Brain Ten Percent of Brain 10 Brain Power Karma Eat Brain
By: Jon N.
Does a writer use only 10% of his keyboard? A billiards player only 10% of his cue? I could go on and on, but the answer is yes! The billiards player strives to strike the cue ball perfectly with only the tip of his cue...
Why breathing right is important for survival
By: Elizabeth Claire
The average person can live from 4 to 6 weeks without food and about 1 week without any water. Without oxygen, the biological breakdown of the human form begins to occur within three minutes.Take some time to ponder the vastness of that statement. Without...
By: Stephanie Ali Fairbairn
A mast cell or mastocyte is formed from precursor cells in the bone marrow and depend upon stem cell factor for their survival. Immature mast cells are released from the bone marrow into the blood. The precise characteristics of the mast cell are possibly determined...
How we use our Brains
By: Vicki Brown
I didn't realize that we use that much of our brains. I definitely know people, some with PhDs and other academic degrees, who don't use that much.You're wondering why I have come to this conclusion and how can someone who went through all that...
Do Humans use only Ten per Cent of their Brain
By: John Cowley
When discussing this question it can be quite misleading to assume that the brain is entirely under our volitional control. In fact many parts of the human brain, such as the cerebellum, the mid brain and the pons, control essential bodily functions such as breathing...
Understanding skin, its roles and functions
By: Mary Pagay
Our skin and its ancillary structures - certain glands, hair, and nails - make up the largest organ system of the human body, known as the Integumentary System. Skin is arranged in several layers and connected by the hypodermis, or subcutaneous tissue, to underlying structures...

 

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