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August 23, 2019

 

Organs Can Heal Themselves Like Skin

Scientists found that human organs have small amounts of stem-like cells that can divide really quickly to replace tissue lost during organ failure.

July 6, 2018

 

A Bug’s Gotta Have Heart

Do insects even have hearts? Sure they do, but their hearts are somewhat different from human hearts.

June 29, 2016

 

Why Doesn’t Your Heart Get Tired?

Your ticker is an amazing muscle that works around the clock to keep you alive.

May 19, 2016

 

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Bradycardia

Bradycardia is a below average heart rate, slower than 60 beats per minute.

January 12, 2015

 

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Good Neighborhood, Healthier Heart

People living in friendly surroundings have reduced chances of heart problems.

January 9, 2014

 

Varicose veins often appear blue because the red blood cells inside them have become deoxygenated.

Oy Veins!

Have you ever wondered how those pesky varicose veins form?

July 17, 2013

 

Your heart does a lot of work.

Are You Sure Your Heart’s In The Right Place?

On today's Moment of Science, we're sure your heart's in the right place.

September 19, 2012

 

Here is a close up of a cholesterol emboli.

Which Cholesterol Is The “Good” Cholesterol?

Dear A Moment of Science, I try to eat a healthful diet, but I have a hard time remembering which cholesterol is the "good" cholesterol: LDL or HDL.

September 14, 2012

 

The stethoscope could be considered one of the best inventions of all time.

How Was The Stethoscope Invented?

In the early 1800s, a French physician named René Laennec had a dilemma...

September 11, 2012

 

Science has come a long way to understanding how the heart works.

William Harvey, Circulation, And History!

Through the early 1600s, physicians believed there were two kinds of blood, one made by the liver and one by the heart...

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