How to choose a surgeon for GRS
By: Lynette Alice
Choosing a surgeon to perform your GRS (Gender Reassignment Surgery) is one of the most important decisions you can make as the nature of the procedure is such that once it is done it can never truly be reversed back to the form that existed...
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...
By: Emmelyn Mah
Post-Mortem Photography: Gleaning Insight into the Death Rituals of the Victorian-Age AmericansThere are many aspects of Victorian mourning; from the colours, materials, and even cuts allowed for the mourning garb of the deceased's relatives, to the many stages of mourning for a widowed woman, to...
By: Amanda Roberts - 509893
My father was diagnosed with a diseased liver when I was in elementary school. My family and I knew that a liver transplant was in his future, and the idea at first was a calming one. We thought that a transplant would fix everything and...
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...
Embryology and anatomy of the large intestine
By: Nicole Evans M.D.
An understanding of the anatomy of the large intestine is useful for individuals with intestinal disorders, students of biology or medicine, and those persons with risk factors that can result in life-threating problems of the intestines. Examples of these risk factors include a hypercoaguable state...
A look at how CPR restarts the circulatory system
By: Cynthia Wall
It can happen in a heartbeat or rather the absence of one. For whatever reason, the heart stops heart attack, electrocution, drowning, etc. When the heart stops, the blood stops flowing; the heart and brain no longer receive blood and tissue begins to die...
The heart's role in circulation
By: Char Brar
The size of the fist of you hand, your heart pumps 24 hours a day non-stop to feed your body. Hence it is one of the most vital organs in your body. There are lots of stories and poems that connect heart to emotions...
The role of the placenta in fetal circulation
By: Effie Moore Salem
The placenta is what connects the baby to their mother's circulatory system. It is essentially the lining of the uterus while the baby is in the mother's body. The umbilical cord is attached to the baby and via a network of blood vessels the...

 

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