Featured MedFriendly Entry: Cell
A cell is the smallest, most basic unit of life, that is capable of existing
by itself. Cells carry out the chemical processes that are necessary for
life to exist. They use energy and reproduce themselves. The bodies of
living organisms are made up of cells. Some organisms are made up of
only one cell. Human beings, on the other hand, are much more
complex and are made up of billions of cells...(Full article)
Featured Blog Entry: What is an Electrocardiogram?
In traditional pictures, doctors always examine their patients using a
stethoscope. This is a useful tool that allows them to listen to some
of the body’s internal functions, including the intestines, lungs, and
heart. However, what it doesn’t do is really tell you how something is
operating. If a doctor wants to know if the heart is beating, a
stethoscope is more than enough. If, however, they want to know
how it is beating, they will need a bit more information. (Full article)
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