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Learning Wednesday: Interesting Facts About The Human Body You Need To Know Part

  1. The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea of the eye. It receives oxygen directly from the air.
  2. The human brain has a memory capacity equivalent to more than four terabytes on a hard drive.
  3. A newborn child can breathe and swallow at the same time for up to seven months.
  4. Your skull is made up of 29 different bones.
  5. Nerve impulses sent from the brain move at a speed of 274 km/h.
  6. A single human brain generates more electrical impulses in a day than all the telephones of the world combined.
  7. The average human body contains enough sulfur to kill all the fleas on the average dog, enough carbon to make 900 pencils, enough potassium to fire a toy cannon, enough fat to make seven bars of soap, and enough water to fill a 50-liter barrel.
  8. The human heart pumps 182 million liters of blood during the average lifetime.
  9. 50,000 cells in your body died and were replaced by new ones while you were reading this sentence.
  10. The human embryo acquires fingerprints within three months of conception.
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Learning Wednesday: Where Covid Goes

The novel coronavirus has shown us to be able to infiltrate just about every millimeter of the human body, from the brain to the heart and lungs, into the intestines, and right down to the toes, causing an extreme variety of symptoms ranging from discomfort to fatal. It’s a list that we, doctors expect to grow even longer.

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Education, Health, Science

Learning Wednesday: The Strongest Muscle In The Human Body And Stress

The Strongest Muscle in the human body (based on its weight) is the Masseter.
With all muscles of the jaw working together it can close the teeth with a force as great as 55 pounds (25 kilograms) on the incisors or 200 pounds (90.7 kilograms) on the molars!!!

Now it’s easy to understand why one suffers from headaches after clamping (Bruxism, grinding teeth) because of the effects of stress.

“Be ware of humans instead of be aware of dogs” – There are dogs with a high bite force but we can be very dangerous too. 👼

Education, Health, Motivation

Learning Wednesday: What Does Water Do For You

Approximately two-thirds of the adult human body is made of water. And did you know your tissues and organs are mainly made up of water? Your brain is 80% water, your muscles (including your heart) are 75% water, your blood is 83% water, your lungs are 90% water, your skin is 64% water, and even your bones are 30% water!

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COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.
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Find NCBI SARS-CoV-2 literature, sequence, and clinical content: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sars-cov-2/.