Anatomy

  • The Importance of Homeostasis in the Human Body: Keeping Us Alive

    Homeostasis is maintained within the body by a complex series of organs and organ systems. Learn more about how they work together to keep our body functioning properly.
    By Nick Oza May 18, 2011 

  • What Enzymes Do Retroviruses Contain?

    What enzymes do retroviruses contain? Learn about the three enzymes and how they contribute to retroviruses.
    By Elizabeth Engel April 27, 2011 

  • Facts About the Endocrine System

    The endocrine system regulates the body by secreting hormones directly into the bloodstream. It is composed of several glands, including the thyroid, hypothalamus and adrenal glands. Here is a detailed list of endocrine system facts.
    By Vasanth April 13, 2011 


  • Circulatory System Anatomy

    The human circulatory system anatomy reflects centuries of evolution for creating an efficient way to deliver oxygen and remove wastes from your blood. Your heart beats about 100,000 times a day, pumping 1,800 gallons of blood each day.
    By weborglodge April 5, 2011 

  • Interesting Facts About Your Heart

    The human body is simply remarkable. Discover circulatory system fun facts for kids, and for the adults that love them!
    By Sylvie Colette April 5, 2011 

  • What is Human Growth Hormone?

    What is human growth hormone? In this article you will learn about the human growth hormone, where it is located, and why levels of the hormone increase and decrease.
    By Finn Orfano March 31, 2011 


  • Types of Human Growth Hormone Treatments

    Different types of human growth hormone (HGH) treatments are available, ranging from FDA regulated injections to homeopathic sprays. HGH can be used to treat a variety of ailments stemming from improper growth hormone levels in the body, and is...
    By Jonathan Hamilton March 30, 2011 

  • 5 Common Examples of Homeostasis in the Human Body

    Homeostasis refers to metabolic balance maintained by several processes. The human body has several examples of homeostasis. Learning about these processes makes it easier to understand how the body maintains its normal functions.
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski March 28, 2011 

  • A Guide to the Organs of the Respiratory System

    The organs of the respiratory system work with other tissues and body systems to control breathing and the elimination of waste gases. Learn more about how this system works to keep you healthy with this guide.
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski March 28, 2011 

  • An Overview of the 11 Human Body Systems and Their Functions

    The 11 human body systems work together and make it possible to breathe, move, speak, digest food and carry out many other functions. Learn about each system to better understand how it works.
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski March 28, 2011 
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