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by jackson6612
Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: does heart ever rest?
Replies: 3
Views: 7035

does heart ever rest?

It is said that the heart start beating in the 4th week after pregnancy in fetus, and that it never stops until death. Does heart ever rest? I have read that heart rests between beats when it is being filled with blood. Perhaps it's true but I don't think that heart is ever in complete rest. When th...
by jackson6612
Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Is it good to eat citrus fruits during common cold?
Replies: 8
Views: 29539

Is it good to eat citrus fruits during common cold?

Is it good to eat citrus fruits during common cold?
by jackson6612
Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:57 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: does eating too much sweets cause diabetes?
Replies: 17
Views: 42608

does eating too much sweets cause diabetes?

Most people say that eating too much sweets doesn't cause diabetes. But it can cause obesity which in turn can cause type 2 diabetes. I say, eating too much sweets and carbohydrates can cause diabetes. Sweets are full of sucrose. The carbohydrates are immediately broken down into glucose when eaten ...
by jackson6612
Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: medicines compendium
Replies: 0
Views: 1157

medicines compendium

It is said that a butcher becomes a professional butcher only by practicing. The same can be said about some doctors who I know about, who would charge you bucks just for checking your nerve and prescribing some memorized medicines. Those doctors most of time learn the names of those medicines throu...
by jackson6612
Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How would stomach react to water?
Replies: 0
Views: 1308

How would stomach react to water?

Stomach mainly produces gastric acid and pepsinogen. How would stomach react to water? Is gastric acid always present there in the stomach whether there is some food or not? If it is there all the time, then after the milk is drunk it would congest. Right? But would it produce pepsinogen though ther...
by jackson6612
Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Does water stay in stomach along with food...
Replies: 0
Views: 1024

Does water stay in stomach along with food...

After water is drunk it enters stomach. Does water stay in stomach along with food for sometime or does it enter small intestine directly. And Is all of the water absorbed into the bloodstream through the small intestine?
by jackson6612
Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Why do bacteria and other micro-organisms need water...
Replies: 6
Views: 22232

Why do bacteria and other micro-organisms need water...

Drying, a method of food preservation, works by removing the water from food which the bacteria and micro-organisms within the food and from the air need to grow. It also creates a hard outer-layer, helping to stop micro-organisms from entering the food. [Wikipedia] Why do bacteria and other micro-o...
by jackson6612
Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can you fart in your sleep?
Replies: 5
Views: 14406

Can you fart in your sleep?

Can you fart in your sleep? Saying it in other words, is farting a voluntary or an involuntary action?
by jackson6612
Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why isn't injection given into artery rather than vein?
Replies: 6
Views: 11979

kotoreru wrote:Fine. Hypodermic placed into an artery, which is harder to find than a vein. This hurts. Blood taken out under pressure and tested for 02 content among other things. Leaves a bruise for weeks.


Please explain your above statement in red. Thanks
by jackson6612
Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why isn't injection given into artery rather than vein?
Replies: 6
Views: 11979

kotoreru wrote:One such test done using the artery is the blood gas test. I probably don't need to explain it, just rest assured that it HURTS LIKE HELL.


Please explain your answer.

Best wishes, Jackson
by jackson6612
Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:31 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why isn't injection given into artery rather than vein?
Replies: 6
Views: 11979

Why isn't injection given into artery rather than vein?

Why isn't injection given into artery rather than vein? I know vein carries the blood back to the heart, where heart will pump it again. But blood in the artery also have sufficient pressure to distribute the liquid drug inserted through the action of injection.
by jackson6612
Fri Oct 05, 2007 2:54 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: citrus fruits and size of breasts
Replies: 4
Views: 8984

citrus fruits and size of breasts

Do eating citrus fruits have any effect on the size of breasts? Some people used to think that eating citrus fruits have the effect of increasing breasts size. And why women are advised to eat citrus fruits during pregnancy?