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The Truth About Nerve Cells That ‘Don’t Regenerate’
How often do you hear the phrase: nerve cells do not regenerate. It is with these words that they try to convince a person not to worry. And until recently, this phrase was considered true. But some discoveries allowed scientists to doubt the accepted dogma. So, do nerve cells recover (this process is called neurogenesis by doctors) in the human body?
Neurogenesis – a breakthrough in neuroscience Continue reading
What is osteochondrosis
If you are interested in interesting medical facts, then we offer you a short overview of what osteochondrosis is.
This compound word comes from two Greek words: “Osteo” – bone, and “Chondros” – cartilage. Let’s try to understand what kind of disease it is and why it happens.
In simple terms, osteochondrosis is a disease that is accompanied by damage to the cartilage in the joints. Moreover, this can happen almost anywhere in the human musculoskeletal system. Continue reading
Interesting facts about blood
Interesting facts about human blood are not known to many. But this precious liquid ensures the vital activity of our body! An adult’s heart pumps about 10,000 liters of blood per day. And it is worthy of attention. We offer you interesting medical facts about blood.
More than 7 billion blood cells die off in the human body every hour. They are replaced by new ones, which are reproduced by the bone marrow and spleen. The average daily volume of renewed blood is approximately 25 grams. Continue reading