Anatomy

  • A Guide to the Circulatory System Organs and Blood Vessels

    The circulatory system controls the flow of blood throughout the body. The circulatory system organs and blood vessels supply other organs and tissues with oxygen-rich blood, allowing them to function properly. Learn more about this system and how it...
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski March 28, 2011 

  • Muscles of the Human Body: Types, Major Groups and Their Functions

    The human body has more than 600 muscles, which control several critical functions and make it possible to bend, lift objects and perform other functions. Learn more about the muscles of the human body to better understand how they work.
    By Leigh A. Zaykoski March 28, 2011 

  • How Does the Circulatory System Work?

    How does the circulatory system work? Find out how the heart and the circulatory system, including the blood vessels involved, function in unison. Learn about heart diseases and steps for prevention.
    By Nick Oza March 23, 2011 


  • The Role Hormones Play in Homeostasis

    The role of hormones in homeostasis is essential to overall health. Getting regular exercise and eating right can help keep all natural processes within the body intact. Without healthy hormone regulation of various processes, the body is more vulnerable...
    By CatNorth March 21, 2011 

  • Human Cells Organelles and Their Function

    The organelles of cells and their functions are important for the well-being of the cell and for the health of the person. This article describes the functions of the cell organelles in humans.
    By Kerstin67 March 21, 2011 

  • Major Organs of the Endocrine System

    What are the organs of the endocrine system? Here we will list and discuss each organ.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen March 18, 2011 


  • Joints of the Human Body: What They Are and How They Work

    What are the joints of the human body? Here we will discuss what they are and their function.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen March 18, 2011 

  • How Does the Immune System Work?

    How does the immune system work? Here we will answer this question and provide other important details.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen March 18, 2011 

  • Atomic Structure of Amino Acids

    Amino acids are the structural components of proteins. But what is the atomic structure of amino acids? This article demystifies and explains the structures and properties of all twenty amino acids.
    By A. Jitesh March 18, 2011 

  • What Are Amino Acids Used for in Humans?

    What are amino acids? Amino acids are the building blocks that make the body work well. Absence of certain amino acids inhibit areas including fat metabolism and brain function as well as other disorders.
    By Teresa Martin March 14, 2011 
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