Is the Brain a Muscle?

The brain is an extremely complicated organ in the body. It is responsible for every thought we think, every memory we have, every action we do, and every feeling we experience. It weighs about 1.4 kg and contains a huge number of nerve cells—about 100 billion neurons. Each of the …

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Mohs Surgery Pictures

Developed in 1938 by Frederic E. Mohs, chemosurgery or simply Mohs surgery is a procedure used to treat different types of skin cancer. This microscopically controlled surgical technique involves removing thin layers of cancer-containing skin until there is only cancer-free tissue on the skin. It proves quite effective against tumors …

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Tracheostomy Suctioning

Working as a nurse or caregiver of patients with tracheostomy means learning about the risks of infection or harm to patients. Tracheostomy suctioning is a sterile and delicate procedure. It is important to understand associated risks to prevent transfer of bacteria, harm delicate mucous membranes, or risk compromising oxygen levels …

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22 Weeks Pregnant Movement

Becoming pregnant feels great but it feels even amazing to feel your baby move in your belly for the very first time. For some women, it happens early in the pregnancy. For others, there is no 22 weeks pregnant movement. Is it normal? Exactly when should your baby start moving? …

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Carbohydrate Deficiency

Carbohydrates are essential nutrients which provide fuel and energy for the body to perform day to day activities, they are essential for development, growth and a strong immune system. These days many people have the misconception that carbohydrate consumption can lead to weight gain and they avoid taking carbohydrates in …

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Skin Peeling on Fingers

Working outdoors and enjoying outdoor hobbies means the skin on your hands is exposed to sun, wind and heat, as well as dryness and humidity. These different elements can cause skin peeling or dry skin on the hands or arms. If this occurs, particularly the skin peeling, it is best …

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Why Do I Smell So Bad?

You expect to stink a little after a hard workout or a spicy meal, but do you ever ask yourself why you smell bad in other situations? You may be surprised to hear there are many things besides exercise, sweat and pungent food that can affect your body odor. Rest …

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Male Reproductive System Front View

The male reproductive system consists of many different parts and structures which are all equally important. The task of the reproductive system in men is to produce male sex hormones and to make, preserve and carry the sperm as well as the semen. It is responsible for discharging sperm into …

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