Structure and function of the reproductive system
By: Tarek Musslimani
The reproductive system in males include the testis and the epidydimis and the prostate gland. In females the reproductive system is comprised of the vagina and the uterus and the ovaries. Testosterone is a male sex hormone that stimulates the generation of the male sexual...
Facts about the human brain
By: K. L. Hosking
Anyone who has been fortunate to view an ultrasound image of an unborn child would be able to see the miracle of brain development unfolding. During the early stages of human life, a tube-like structure begins to appear within the tiny embryo, signaling the early...
Understanding the human brain
By: K. L. Hosking
There are several methods for studying the human brain. Some methods are observational, while others are invasive. Some would argue that the invasive methods are unethical and this research should only involve animals other than humans, however, there are occasions where invasive methods of investigating...
Why the body needs sleep
By: Vidya Syam
Sleep is a daily visitor in life for the majority of us, isn't it? But how many of us have really gone to its roots to explore it? It is a scientific fact that 'sleep' is one of the basic necessities of human body apart...
An introduction to forensic nursing
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
The word forensic, used in the context of forensic nursing relates to the sciences which and the scientists who assist in legal investigations and, of these sciences, the medical sciences and techniques used to prove the validity of information presented before a court of law...
Pros and cons of a liver transplant
By: Susan Roark
We have so much to be thankful that it is hard to put into words. We first and foremost thank God for his steadfast love through the tough times. We thank the donor and their family. We thank all of the wonderful friends new...
What is blood pressure?
By: Hira
Blood is carried from the heart to all parts of your body via arteries and in simple terms blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries. It is generated by the heart pumping blood into the arteries and...
By: Olivia Bredbenner
It is important when writing a nursing diagnosis that standardized nursing terminology is used. Since 1982 NANDA { North American Nursing Diagnosis Association} has refined nomenclature necessary to communicate in an organized and uniform way with all health care providers.. A paperback handbook by Linda...
Structure and function of the adrenal gland
By: Tarek Musslimani
The adrenal glands in humans are two glands that are situated on top of each kidney.The adrenal gland is comprised anatomically from a capsule and a cortex and a medulla.The cortex constitutes approximately 90% of the total weight of the gland.The adrenal...
Problems and challenges of fighting genetic diseases
By: Rick Badman
Genetic diseases present some problems and challenges that have to be dealt with to possibly make health care less expensive and more effective. I believe it should start at birth with DNA referencing being carried out on newborns. A DNA sample would be taken and...

 

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