Downtime is essential for proper post-op wound healing. Surgeons are usually very strict about rest and activity intensity in the first few weeks after invasive procedures. But is there a definitive list of recovery periods before patients can get back on the active track? Downtime duration will mainly depend on the type of surgery and […]
Calorie (Cal) or kilogram calorie, is the unit of energy found in foods and drinks. During metabolism, the body converts the calories into energy it can use. This helps the body systems and organs to work and develop properly, in addition to increasing the physical endurance. Why are the Calories significant? The body needs a basic number […]
Most of the human body facts are hard to perceive, therefore searching for answers won’t stop. We need to better understand the fascinating way by which it works. The human body is an industrial complex consisting of factories where almost every part of that complex keeps going without rest. Hence, with no doubts, the human body […]
Life is always changing on all aspects. Each moment science comes up with discoveries that astound us. Of course, science and today’s tech have always helped ease life and unveil facts which we have never thought are real. Besides, the revealing of new facts and proving their existence have made us, humans, understand more about life […]
Drug misuse is the unintended wrong use of a drug due to ignorance of either dosing or drug indications. Whereas, the abuse is an intended wrong use of the drug to achieve a purpose. Both the misusing and abusing occur as a result of the poor patient knowledge and overdosing. Although the drug misuse is […]
The human brain is a very perplexing incredible organ which has amazed and baffled people throughout the ages. Some scientists have devoted their entire lives for the exegesis of how the brain works. At birth, the brain has an average weight of 350-400 gm, but for adults, the brain averages 1300-1400 gm and it is composed of about 77-78% water, 10-12% lipids, 8% protein, 1% carbohydrates, 2% soluble organics, and 1% inorganic salts.
There are about 100 billion neurons in the human brain, the same number of stars in our galaxy !! The cerebral cortex (outermost tissue of cerebrum) is the largest part of the brain, forming about 85% of the brain, which is greatly important for thinking, awareness, and attention. The left hemisphere of the brain has 186 million more neurons than the right hemisphere. There are 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the brain !!