How blood flows through the heart
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The human heart is a four chambered muscle that squeezes blood from one chamber to another in order to accept deoxygenated blood from the body, pump blood through the lungs for oxygenation, and then pump oxygenated blood out to the body. This is accomplished by...
Hypertrophy defined
By: Michael Rupp
Hypertrophy is the enlargement of a body part due to increased size of the individual cells of that part. It is important to distinguish between hypertrophy and hyperplasia, which is an increase in body part size due to an increase in the number of cells...
Why do humans need pain?
By: Rachel Stockton
There have been numerous studies which have pointed to the fact that brain chemistry changes after trauma. In the case of my father, I have seen, firsthand, that this is true. And, in his case, the changes were not all negative.I remember my mother...
Brain structures involved in memory
By: John Cowley
Several researchers (Underwood, 1996) draw distinctions between two types of memory. Explicit memory refers to one's conscious recollection of the past as manifested on tasks like recall and recognition. Implicit memory refers to any changes in experience, thought and action that are attributable to a...
Bad breath: Causes and prevention
By: Tanya Taylor - 464275
I am sure we have all asked that question, "How's my breath?" at some point or another, probably before going out on a date or an important meeting. We are probably also familiar with the ever present consciousness of our breath, and the worry...
By: D. P. Noe
Bad breath is not something you should ignore, it can have a very negative effect on your professional and personal life. Picture this story in your mind: You have just started a relationship with a wonderful man and as he leans over to kiss you...
Bad breath: Causes and prevention
By: Melissa R. Bickel
Bad breath, it's embarrassing and can have an effect on our life, especially if we can not get it under control. By giving some thought as to why bad breath happens and how we can go about ridding ourself of it, will be of benefit...
Bad breath: Causes and prevention
By: Victoria Sethunya
Bad Breath - Keep it or Ditch it Halitosis is defined as a condition of having offensive-smelling breath; bad breath. It is quite embarrassing to be told you have bad breath. You don't want anyone near or around you. However there is an answer to...
Bad breath: Causes and prevention
By: Christine Bennett
The scientific name for Bad Breath is Halitosis, and the dictionary definition of Halitosis, taken from The Oxford Paperback Dictionary is "breath that smells unpleasant".Bad breath is usually caused by bacteria which live on the coating on the gums and teeth in your mouth...
By: Steve Marshall
At various times in our life we will suffer from bad breath. This affliction, known as halitosis, can happen to both the healthiest, or to the sickest amongst us.The main cause of bad breath in our physical bodies is bacterial growth. Known as plaque...

 

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