Anatomy and physiology

Delving into human anatomy and physiology will help you understand how your body works. You’ll learn the mysteries of each system and each organ in your body. We’ll take a trip through your body’s tissues and functions, learning about irregularities and how to enhance your health — and life.

Types of Hysterectomy

When a surgeon needs to remove a woman’s uterus they have different types of hysterectomy to choose from. The one they choose is based on the medical history of the patient and their state of health when making the decision.…

The Male Pelvic Floor

The male pelvic floor isn’t a common topic, since many people don’t think it’s important for men to talk about it. In fact, there are many men who can’t identify this part of their body or don’t know that it exists.…

What Does a Urinalysis Detect?

Urinalysis is a diagnostic test medical professionals use to detect different types of health disorders. In this analysis, a professional examines the appearance, concentration, and content of urine. The results may suggest the presence of a disease. Then, the medical…

Telomeres – What Are They For?

Telomeres are the region of repetitive nucleotide sequences at each end of a chromosome and one of the most fascinating topics of current science. We believe they contain the answers about complex and enigmatic processes such as aging, cancer, and…

How Tobacco Affects the Skin

Tobacco affects the skin of both those who smoke but also of those who are exposed to smoke. It should be noted that tobacco contains approximately 4,000 toxic components, of which at least 300 are highly dangerous and can have dermatologic…

When Do We Begin to Age?

It isn’t easy to define exactly when we begin to age, since the concept of aging is relative. Some people may have wrinkles but otherwise enjoy excellent health and vitality. On the other hand, some people have smooth skin but…

What is Neuroplasticity in the Brain?

Neuroplasticity in the brain, also known as cerebral plasticity, is one of the most significant recent discoveries about the human body. It’s the brain’s ability to change and adapt to new behaviors or experiences. Until recently, scientists thought that neural…

What are Gene Mutations?

Gene mutations are changes that occur in a person’s genotype. A genotype is a person’s genetic information, which is located in each person’s DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid. DNA contains a person’s hereditary material. When the DNA mutates, different proteins synthesize,…

The Presence of Nitrites in Urine

Nitrites in urine are substances that help doctors diagnose a suspected urinary tract infection. Normally, there shouldn’t be any nitrites in the urine of humans. Thus, their presence is abnormal. Urine is the liquid the kidneys produce to expel useless…