What causes bad breath?

Everyone suffers from bad breath at least once in their lifetime, but why … [Read more...]

Why do people from Scotland have Ginger Hair?

Did you know that Scotland has the highest percentage of people with ginger … [Read more...]

What is Orthokeratology?

Orthokeratology which is also known as ortho-K is the treatment of corneal … [Read more...]

What Chemical Elements are in the Human Body?

Everyone's body is put together using 25 different raw ingredients called … [Read more...]

What do the Supercells in a Human Body do?

There are many super cells within our body's that concentrate on different … [Read more...]

Cold Sore Facts

Many people suffer from Cold Sores and there are many myths about what they … [Read more...]

What causes Asthma?

Asthma is a medical condition  in which the tubes from the windpipe into … [Read more...]

What is Acupuncture?

It is an alternative method of medical treatment invented by the Chinese … [Read more...]

Human Bones Facts

Human bones are referred to as a 'skeleton' and without them our bodies … [Read more...]

Why does our body need muscles?

Quite simply, muscles are tissues that move parts of the body by … [Read more...]

What scanning techniques are used for?

We all here the names of the various scanning techniques that are available … [Read more...]

How do your body parts measure up?

In ancient civilisation, units of measurement were based on human body … [Read more...]

What are our five senses?

Did you know that human beings have five senses? Well here they … [Read more...]

Do identical twins share the same fingerprints?

The answer is simply no.  Identical twins form when a single fertilized egg … [Read more...]

Who discovered X-rays?

It all started as an innocent laboratory experiment, but Professor Wilhelm … [Read more...]

The first heart transplant

On 3rd December 1967, a pioneering South African heart surgeon Christiaan … [Read more...]

Average height of a person in the USA

The average height of a man in the United States is 5ft 9 inches, while the … [Read more...]

How do you stop the hiccups?

One of the worst non medical things your body does, is to have hiccups.  No … [Read more...]

Why do we say ‘bless you’ when someone sneezes?

It all stems back to the days of the Great Plague of London (1664-1665), … [Read more...]

What causes brain freeze?

An ice-cream headache is an unpleasant experience, thankfully it only lasts … [Read more...]

Do head lice prefer clean hair?

At one time or another we've all probably had head lice, especially during … [Read more...]

Facts about teeth

Most of us hate going to the dentist, so you'll be glad to know that you … [Read more...]

How fast is a sneeze?

Research undertaken by scientists has shown that while sneezing, air rushes … [Read more...]

Who helps the police with enquiries?

Did you know that flies help the police with their enquiries? Yes it … [Read more...]