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one heart

An adult heart pumps about 6,000-7,500 liters of blood daily.

Genetics

What we are is a direct and inevitable consequence of what our genome is.

Baby heart rate

Infants heart rate is about 100 to 160 beats per minute.

fighting for health

It is my personal priority.

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Latest news

  • Most Mutations Come from Dad

    Humans inherit more than three times as many mutations from their fathers as from their mothers, and mutation rates increase with the father's age but not the mother's, researchers have found in the largest study of human genetic mutations to date.

  • Blood Type May Influence Heart Disease Risk

    People with blood type A, B, or AB had a higher risk for coronary heart disease when compared to those with blood type O, according to new research published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

  • Cellular Basis for How Anti-Aging Cosmetics

    A team of investigators have discovered a mechanism that may explain how alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs) ― the key ingredient in cosmetic chemical peels and wrinkle-reducing creams ― work to enhance skin appearance.

  • The Longer You're Awake, the Slower You Get

    Experts recommend eight hours of sleep per night for ideal health and productivity, but what if five to six hours of sleep is your norm? A team of researchers have discovered that lack of sleep can influence the way you perform certain tasks.

  • New Way to Fight Bacterial Infections

    Rather than trying to kill bacteria outright with drugs, Université de Montréal researchers have discovered a way to disarm bacteria that may allow the body's own defense mechanisms to destroy them.

  • Infants of Overweight Mothers Grow More Slowly

    Children of overweight or obese mothers, in general, catch up to their normal-weight-mother peers at some point, according to studies; unfortunately, they also have a higher risk of continuing to rapidly gain weight in adolescence and becoming fat themselves.

  • Training the Brain Could Help Reduce Pain

    Training the brain to reduce pain could be a promising approach for treating phantom limb pain and complex regional pain syndrome, according to an internationally known neuroscience researcher speaking at the American Pain Society's Annual Scientific Meeting.

Quotes about medicine

  • Dr. Martin H. Fischer

    German-American physician

    "The patient does not care about your science; what he wants to know is, can you cure him? "

  • Dr. Jeffrey C. Miller

    Professor, Oregon State University

    "Body and soul cannot be separated for purposes of treatment, for they are one and indivisible."

  • Dr. Martin H. Fischer

    German-American physician

    "Diagnosis is not the end, but the beginning of practice. "

  • W. H. Auden

    American Poet, Dramatist

    “Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say”

  • Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

    French novelist

    “Don't you remember that love, like medicine, is only the art of encouraging nature?”

  • Hippocrates

    Ancient Greek physician

    “Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there also is love of humanity.”

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Facts about the human body

80% of the brain is water
Your brain isn’t the firm, gray mass you’ve seen on TV. Living brain tissue is a squishy, pink and jelly-like organ thanks to the loads of blood and high water.
Bone Count
An adult has fewer bones than a baby. We start off life with 350 bones, but because bones fuse together during growth, we end up with only 206 as adults.
Need for Sleep
If you say that you're dying to get a good night's sleep, you could mean that literally. You can go without eating for weeks without succumbing, but eleven days is tops for going without sleep. After eleven days, you'll be asleep -- forever!
It takes 17 muscles to smile and 43 to frown
Unless you’re trying to give your face a bit of a workout, smiling is a much easier option for most of us. Anyone who’s ever scowled, squinted or frowned for a long period of time knows how it tires out the face which doesn’t do a thing to improve your mood.
Philtrum
The indentation in the middle of the area between the nose and the upper lip.Scientists have yet to figure out what purpose this indentation serves, though the ancient Greeks thought it to be one of the most erogenous places on the body
Scent Remembering
Your nose is not as sensitive as a dog's, but it can remember 50,000 different scents