The different types of human skeletal joints
By: John Louie Ramos
The human skeletal system is a bodily system that functions as a framework which gives proper shape and protection to both the external and internal parts of the human body. The human skeletal system has six major functions in human anatomy including functions of support...
Factors that affect venous return
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Venous return is the term that we used to describe ‘returning back of the blood into the right atrium via the venous system. Being a more passive type of activity than the much forceful cardiac ejection of arterial blood, it depends on several other...
Minerals essential to bone structure
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Bones are the structures which keep our self together and its consistency would be vital in supporting the everyday functionality that we enjoy. Although it starts as any other soft tissue mass, the bones would actually be formed when they begin ossifying or else following...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Fungi are organisms which can cause many varieties of infections in humans and in most instances, the infections would affect the feeble and the immune-compromised. But, it can infect even the perfectly healthy individuals when the environmental or the body physiologies become ideal for their...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Respiration is the process in which outside air is taken in via the nasal passages into the lungs and air within the lungs are expelled via the same route. It alternates with each other and is an involuntary mechanism that takes place till we live...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Blood can be considered the life line for all tissues in the body and when the circulation gets disrupted, the tissues would be deprived of several essential elements such as oxygen, nutrients, hormones as well as other substances. This can ultimately lead to gradual cell...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fatty substance which is produced in the liver and would get stored in number of ways within our body. Although the body would require certain amount of cholesterol for its metabolic activities, it would not entertain more than what...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Heart is the life line for all humans and many other animals and its disruption would be detrimental to sustain life. Although there are many ways in which the heart function can be affected, the level at which it affect can vary a great deal...
Muscles attached to the human clavicle
By: Michael Smoker
The human clavicle, or collarbone, has six muscles directly attached to it. At the front top are attached the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles. At the bottom front and back are attached the deltoid and pectoralis major. To the inside is the subclavius. At the inside...
Looking at possible, undiscovered approaches to medicine
By: W. Diane Van Zwol
The Dimino Challenge: Behold the Pie Map Looking at possible, undiscovered approaches to medicine and thus scientific achievement presents a challenge. This article will look at a very large picture, with respect to known knowledge about medicine and medical treatment, with the thought that even...

 

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