By: Lee Caleca
Cognitive therapy and literally making connections is easy using brain games. Making connections is literally about your brain creating new neurons and neural connections throughout your entire life. It was thought at one time that brain cells, once they died off naturally or were otherwise...
By: Viven Yeo
Brain plasticity: Healing and growth in the adult brain Brain plasticity means that the brain is able to change in order to adapt to new experiences. It does this by changing the number and connections of the cells in the brain. Neurons can grow and...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Brain plasticity refers to the brain's ability to mold itself in response to various environmental stimuli and brain injury. It entails the structural and functional changes that can take place in the brain cells, in relation to its synaptic connections with other brain cells as...
Bruises and the science behind them
By: Emily Tout
Definition: An injury where the skin has become discoloured, caused by a blow or impact. It ruptures capillaries and this is what causes the bruise to appear. There are three different types of bruises; Subcutaneous, Intramuscular and Periosteal (where they are located in the body...
The causes of bad breath
By: Chris Meagher
Ways to Stop Bad BreathThere are a number of ways to stop bad breath, as more often than not, it comes down to poor dental hygiene. Smelly breath is often an indication of some underlying cause, such as tooth decay, or gum disease, as opposed...
What are osteoblasts?
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Osteoblasts produce bone. Bone marrow is where they begin. They are cells that work together to build up the bone. These cells have only one nucleus. Osteoclasts have two or more nuclei. The new bone has the name osteoid. These cells control the amount of...
What are osteoblasts?
By: Gillian Taber
What is an osteoblast? The clue is in the name; osteo – pertaining to bones. In simple terms, osteoblasts are cells which help new bone formation. Osteoblast cells are formed in bone marrow. Their function is to build new bone. A part of what is...
An overview of lordosis and treatment options
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Lordosis is a term used for people that have a swayback or a curved spine. The spine tips forward causing pain and problems with mobilization. The condition is either severe or mild. People with the disease have a large behind. Because of this, when a...
An overview of the five areas of the spine
By: Tony Northover
The human spine provides protection, support and shape. It provides protection for the spinal cord. It is a site of muscle and bone attachment. It also is part of the bone structure that gives humans the biped form. It is also referred to as the...
An overview of the bones in the cranium
By: Tony Northover
The human skull as a whole is referred to as the cranium. There are twenty two bones in this structure. The skull or cranium is then broken down into two regions: the Cranial and facial bone region. This article will detail the facial bones, but...

 

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