How human bones heal
By: Wayne Ramsey
The human body is a relatively amazing collection of systems that all work together in a variety of ways to ensure that proper growth and health of a human. These systems are capable of working together so that they not only function on a normal...
The causes of developmental disabilities
By: Carol Noble
What causes developmental disabilities? No-one truly knows, because we don't all call these disabilities by the same names.There are many names for the type of disabilities which are linked with developmental problems. When my son was three he was diagnosed as having developmental delay...
How human bones heal
By: Luana
Human bones have the ability to heal themselves however depending on the severity of damage to the bone if there is no professional/medical assistance in the early stage of some types of broken bones then healing will occur with Deformity. Deformity then causes reduced function...
Explaining different blood types
By: Alison Moss
Blood consists of 4 parts, these are red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma. On the surface of the red blood cells are antigens which are markers. It is these antigens which are used to determine the different blood groups that exist. There...
Explaining different blood types
By: Super Loser
There is a conventional classification of essentially, four blood types known as the ABO system. These are namely A, B, AB and O blood types, discovered by Karl Landsteiner in Vienna in the early 1900's, whilst trying to figure out why blood transfusions saved lives...
How the liver works
By: Kirsty O'Lone
The liver is the largest internal organ in the human body and provides a variety of essential functions. Without the liver we would not be able to digest food or get waste products out of our blood stream. One of the best known liver functions...
How the spleen works
By: Amber Hilton
While the spleen is not a vital organ, it does serve some fairly important functions. The spleen aids your body in fighting off infection and filters undesirable material, such as blood cells that are old or damaged. It also produces red blood cells and certain...
How the spleen works
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
OVERVIEWThe spleen is located just below the rib cage and upper stomach area on the left hand side of the body. This lymphatic organ is not a huge one, though it's function is important in protecting the body from infection and gains it's protection from...
How the liver works
By: Minh Tran
The liver is the second largest organ and the largest gland of the human body. It lies on the right of the stomach and makes a kind of bed for the gallbladder. Liver is also one of the few human internal organs that are capable...
Explaining different blood types
By: Ian Loft
Analysing blood under a microscope reveal some important and quite distinct differences. It was an early 20th century Austrian scientist by the name of Karl Landsteiner that first identified and subsequently classified these differences, and we know today that blood type is what defines each...

 

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