The importance of capillaries for circulation
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
What role do capillaries play in the overall picture of circulation? Every single cell in the body needs oxygen and nutrition to perform their specific job. Without these two things, the cell simply dies. The needed nutrients and oxygen are delivered to the cell in...
An overview on how blood vessels deliver nutrients to cells
By: Alice George
Every cell in your body needs a supply of oxygen and glucose for respiration and small amounts of minerals and other substances, they also need water and to get rid of waste products that build up in the like carbon dioxide. All these things...
Who are the best surgeons for a male to female (MTF) procedure?
By: Lynette Alice
Picking only a few people as the best MTF (Male to Female) GRS surgeons is actually fairly simple. The general reason for this is simply because there really are not very many worldwide who perform the procedure and only a small percentage do what would...
How smoking impacts the human circulatory system
By: Leslie Schwab
Smoking , especially among women, has resulted in a significantly increased incidence of heart disease. It is well known as to the damage smoking inflicts on our lungs. Our lungs work in conjunction with our circulatory system to provide oxygen to all of the cells...
A look at how varicose veins develop
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
Varicose veins are common among many, but how do they happen and why are they painful? It is estimated that 15% of men have varicose veins and 25% of women. The key to understanding may be to learn a little bit about how circulation works...
The size of the large and small intestines
By: Viknesh
In our bodies, the digestive tract, otherwise known as the intestine, lies between the stomach and the anus. It is divided into two sections, namely the small and large intestine. The small intestine is about 6 meters long whilst the large intestine is about 1...
The importance of capillaries for circulation
By: Corinna Craddock
Purpose of Circulation The circulatory system is the most important system of the body. If it fails, then just about every cell of the body is affected. The circulatory system, however, is only as healthy as its capillaries. The major purpose of the circulatory system...
How the human heart works
By: Lisa Stephens
Associated with life and love, the heart is one of the most intricate and fascinating organs of the human body. This article is intended to provide a basic understanding of the anatomy of the heart and how it functions. The heart is the most important...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
William Harvey may be one of those people who seem to have been born before their time. He certainly took the medical world by storm. He was born April 1, 1587 in Folkestone, Kent, England. He came from a rather large family with six brothers...
A look at how varicose veins develop
By: Effie Moore Salem
Varicose veins are veins that are no longer hidden under the skin but are pronounced and enlarged veins that bulge outward and are often seen as blue blotches. They can appear gnarled and bulbous and often as not, are unsightly. How do they develop...

 

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