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Posts tagged blood stream

September 29, 2011

 

Cramped Airplane

Blood Clots When You Fly?

Flying may just be more dangerous than you'd previously thought.

September 27, 2003

 

Link Between Memory and Sugar

Learn about the link between memory and blood sugar on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Scarlet Fever

Toxins produced by the nasty streptococci bacteria are released at the site of infection and are absorbed into the infected person’s blood stream.

September 27, 2003

 

Sweet and Sour

After digestion, glucose travels throughout the body in the blood stream. It enters all of our cells with the help of a hormone called insulin: insulin picks up the glucose and carries it into each cell, like a groom carrying a bride over the threshold.

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