Establishing the difference between being left and right handed
By: Janet Reimche
A Step in the Left Direction You may have seen photographs of President Obama signing documents. Did you notice that he is left-handed? Since only about one in ten adults is left-handed, the odds are that only four past presidents would have been left-handed. But...
The mathematics of breathing
By: Dallas Brown
I am not a medical doctor, and any of the advice you read in this column should be examined carefully by your doctor prior to starting any program of breathing deeply or any another respiration program designed to optimize your health.One of the things...
The causes of bad breath
By: Ahmad Sadli
Having a bad breath or scientifically known as halitosis can be an embarrassing experience and hindering an effective communication. Causes of bad breath are many. Having identified all those possible causes of bad breath will make our job of preventing it easier and more effective...
How and why we feel hunger
By: Georgia S. Peaches
Is it because we smelled that bacon cooking? Or because we saw an ad for a delicious cheeseburger that we become hungry?There are plenty of myths as to how and why we feel hunger. There is, however, only one real and proved reason why...
The digestion process
By: Britny Thompson
The digestive system is a very important part of our body. Nutrients are required for normal body functions. Nutrients which include carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, and minerals. The food we eat are to big to pass into the blood, so the nutrients we need can...
Brain structures involved in memory
By: Barnabas Stinson
Among the brain's many functions, one of the most famous and interesting is memory. In its most basic definition, memory is simply a long term change caused by a stimulus. Though most people refer to memory as the ability to recall facts or names, there...
Exploring the possible organic causes of homosexuality
By: Lynette Alice
The discussion surrounding a possible organic cause for homosexuality has been ongoing for nearly seventy years in an on again/off again style of conduct. While the most popular, and generally erroneous notion is that there is an actual gay gene, most theories do not necessarily...
Facts about the human brain
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
The brain is a pretty unprepossessing pinkish-grey organ that fills the head, and, merely looking at it, one would be hard pressed to believe that it is by far the most important organ in our bodies, for this less than attractive looking mass is...
A look at how CPR restarts the circulatory system
By: Megan Worley
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, does not necessarily restart a person's heart but it can save their person's life. CPR helps to facilitate the flow of blood, and therefore oxygen, to the brain, heart, and other organs, forestalling the death of tissue. Performing CPR can...
An overview of pulmonary circulation
By: Leslie Schwab
The two main components to the circulatory system work simultaneously: one is systemic circulation, in which the left side of the heart pumps oxygenated blood throughout the body, except for the lungs. In the other, blood is pumped by the right side of the heart...

 

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