Structure and function of bone joints in humans
By: Tarek Musslimani
Joints are connections between neighbouring bones in the body skeleton. There are three types of joints in humans. These are: fibrous joints and cartilaginous joints in addition to synovial joints. In the first two types of joints there is direct connection between the bones with...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Overview of prostate cancer: Prostate cancer is one of the commonest cancers among men and contributes as the second commonest cause of death due to cancers among men. But, the condition, if diagnosed early, can be treated with better outcomes with minimal of invasive interventions...
How the brain works
By: Grace Angel
The human brain is one of the most complex organs in the entire human body. It controls the physical motion of a human being as well as all thought processes and functions that are both voluntary and involuntary throughout the human experience. The brain...
Structure and function of the urinary system
By: Tarek Musslimani
Anatomically speaking, the urinary system is composed of the two kidneys and two ureters and the urinary bladder in addition to the urethra. The two kidneys are connected with the urinary bladder through two tubes which function as passage way fo the urine. The bladder...
By: Emma Jean
The measure of how much human intelligence is affected by genotype has been a topic of great fascination to psychologists, educators, and parents. Hypothesis have been posed in order to discover whether a person's intelligence is a result of genes, or mainly a factor of...
By: Terrence Aym
Two concurrent studies in different parts of the world have lead to breakthroughs providing older women with new hope: within a relative handful of years breast cancer may be eliminated.News from a US research teamA research team from the Cleveland Clinic Learner Research Institute...
Structure and function of the nervous system
By: Tarek Musslimani
In this article, I will give general features in the anatomy and function of the nervous system briefly. Anatomically speaking, the nervous system is divided to a central part and a peripheral part. The central part of the nervous system iscomprised of the brain and...
Factors affecting heart functions
By: Amelia Walker
The heart is a very important organ in the human body and also one of the organs that are most commonly diseased. The risk of diseases incerases with age and with rising life expectancies, the number of people afflicted with heart diseases is also rising...
Structure and function of the lungs
By: Amelia Walker
The lungs are part of the respiratory system of the body. The main function of the respiratory system is for gaseous exchange. Together with the exchange of gases, it also has immune functions to clense the air of pathogenic particles and prevent its entrance into...
Is human cloning too close for comfort?
By: Dawn Pawz
Human cloning is too close for comfort. When the first animal was cloned, human cloning was too close for comfort. What is cloning and why should we be worried at all? Cloning is a science with it's focus not on healing and finding cures for...

 

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