Tag: human body

FUNCTIONS OF THE LIVER in The Human Body

FUNCTIONS OF THE LIVER in The Human Body

FUNCTIONS OF THE LIVER IN THE HUMAN BODY The liver is a major organ in most vertebral species. It has many important functions, including regulating the chemical composition of blood and producing bile. Despite its importance, the liver is a delicate organ that can be nearly impossible to repair if

Science Trek: The Web Show: The Digestive System

Science Trek: The Web Show: The Digestive System

JOAN CARTAN-HANSEN: HI, I’M JOAN CARTAN-HANSEN, AND WELCOME TO SCIENCE TREK: THE WEB SHOW. AND WELCOME TO THE OFFICES OF IDAHO GASTROENTEROLOGY IN MERIDIAN. JOINING ME NOW TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM ARE DR. MATTHEW SERICATI AND DR. BRIAN STORY. THANK YOU BOTH FOR JOINING US. DR.

What Happens If You Stop Pooping?

What Happens If You Stop Pooping?

♪ This episode’s going to get real. So… be prepared for that Let’s start here: Nobody likes to be constipated. Sometimes — because of things like diet or stress —- you don’t poop for a little while. It happens to me whenever Igo on vacation and I’m like “Why?! I’m

The science of skin – Emma Bryce

The science of skin – Emma Bryce

Between you and the rest of the world lies an interface that makes up 16% of your physical weight. This is your skin, the largest organ in your body: laid out flat, it would cover close to 1.7 square meters of ground. Its purpose may seem obvious— to keep our

Science Trek: The Digestive System video short

STUDENT 1: “BOY, I’M HUNGRY.” STUDENT 2: “YEAH, ME, TOO. THE FOOD HERE SMELLS GREAT.” CARTAN-HANSEN: DID YOU KNOW YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM STARTS WORKING EVEN BEFORE YOU EAT? I’M HERE TO TELL YOU HOW YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM WORKS. STUDENT 1: “OKAY. MIND IF WE EAT?” CARTAN-HANSEN: GO RIGHT AHEAD. WHEN