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What do you mean by Blood pressure
Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by the blood on the walls of the blood vessels. Unless indicated otherwise, blood pressure is understood to mean arterial blood pressure, i.e., the pressure in the large arteries, such as the...
What do you mean by Blood pressure
Regulation of the cardiac cycle of human heart
Cardiac muscle is self-exciting. This is in contrast with skeletal muscle, which requires either conscious or reflex nervous stimuli. The heart's rhythmic contractions occur spontaneously, although the frequency or heart rate can be...
The cardiac cycle of human heart
The function of the heart is to pump blood around the body. Every single beat of the heart involves a sequence of events known as the cardiac cycle, which consists of three major stages: atrial systole, ventricular systole and complete...
The structure of human Heart
In the human body, the heart is normally situated slightly to the left of the middle of the thorax, underneath the sternum (breastbone). It is enclosed by a sac known as the pericardium and is surrounded by the lungs. In normal adults,...
What is a heart?
The heart is a hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood through the blood vessels by repeated, rhythmic contractions. The term cardiac means "related to the heart", from the Greek kardia (?a?d?a) for "heart". All text is...
What is a heart?
The respiratory function of the lungs
Energy production in living organisms often uses oxygen and produces carbon dioxide. Hence, life necessitates an efficient means of oxygen delivery to cells and carbon dioxide excretion from cells. In smaller organisms, such as...
The respiratory function of the lungs
What are lungs?
The lung is the essential organ of respiration in air-breathing vertebrates. Its principal function is to transport oxygen from the atmosphere into the bloodstream, and excrete carbon dioxide from the bloodstream into the atmosphere. This...
What are lungs?
What is Psychology?
Psychology is an academic and applied field involving the study of mind and behavior. "Psychology" also refers to the application of such knowledge to various spheres of human activity, including problems of individuals' daily lives and...
What is Outer space?
Outer space, also called just space, refers to the relatively empty regions of the Universe outside the atmospheres of celestial bodies. Outer space is used to distinguish it from airspace (and terrestrial locations). Although outer space...
What is Outer space?
Outer space, also called just space, refers to the relatively empty regions of the Universe outside the atmospheres of celestial bodies. Outer space is used to distinguish it from airspace (and terrestrial locations). Although outer space...
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (usually referred to as the ASPCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing the abuse of animals. It was founded by Henry Bergh on April 10, 1866. It is the oldest...
Types of experiment
Toxicology tests Toxicology tests are conducted by pharmaceutical companies testing drugs, or by animal-testing facilities like Huntingdon Life Sciences and Inveresk Research International on behalf of a wide variety of customers,...
Types of experiment
Animals Abuse
Undercover investigations by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have documented and filmed examples of animal abuse in laboratories, and of animals being used...
Animals Abuse
Alternatives to animal testing
Animal-rights and animal-welfare supporters, scientists, and governments say they agree that animal testing should cause as little suffering to animals as possible, and that animal tests should only be performed where necessary. The...
Alternatives to animal testing
Cosmetic testing on animals
Cosmetics testing is particularly controversial. It is banned in the Netherlands, Belgium, and the UK (pdf), and in 2002, after 13 years of negotiations, the European Union agreed to ban cosmetic testing on animals in 2009, with a ban on...
Cosmetic testing on animals
The three categories Animal experiments.
Animal experiments fall into three broad and overlapping categories: 1)pure research, conducted without practical application for the "advancement of knowledge," an example of which would be psychological testing; 2)applied research,...
The three categories Animal experiments.
What is Animal testing?
Animal testing refers to the use of non-human animals in experiments. The number of animals used in research each year is difficult to estimate because not all countries are required to keep precise records. The estimate vary from less...
What is Animal testing?
The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (JHCAAT or CAAT) declares on its website: "The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) has worked with scientists since 1981 to find new methods to...
Gold Coins
Once upon a time there was a rich village. The rich man of the village decided to hide gold coins to protect it from robbers. So he buried in in a nearby field. Many years later, the village was no longer rich. A poor farmer decided to...
Lazy Student
Once upon a time there was a teacher and holy man in the city. He had many students. One day these students went into the forest to gather firewood. One of them came upon a tree with no leaves. he thought, "How lucky I am! This tree...
The Snake
Once upon a time there was a doctor who was expert in treating snake bites. One day he was called to treat a person whom a snake had bitten. The doctor said, "There are two ways of treating snake bite. One is by giving medicine....
Greedy Headman
Once upon a time, King Brahmadatta was ruling in Banaras. He had a clever minister. To show his appreciation he appointed him head of a  village. His duty was to represent the king and collect taxes from the villagers. As he had...
Zebra
Zebra Zebras are members of the horse family native to central and southern Africa. All have vividly contrasting black and white vertical stripes (hence the zebra crossing named after it) on the forequarters,...
Monkey
Monkey is any member of two of the three groupings of simian primates. These two groupings are the New World and Old World monkeys of which together there are nearly 200 species. Because of their similarity to monkeys, apes such as...
Lion
The Lion (Panthera leo) is a mammal of the family Felidae. It is the largest and most powerful living felid with the exception of the tiger. The male lion, easily recogn...
Horse
  The earliest evidence for the domestication of the horse comes from Central Asia and dates to about 4,000 BC...
Hippopotamuses
  Hippopotamuses also called hippos, are gregarious, living in groups of up t...
Gorilla
The gorilla, the largest of the primates, is a ground-dwelling herbivore that inhabi...
Weather News ( Mumbai )
Mumbai Weather News 21-Dec-2005 at 8:30am   India - Mumbai Humidity: 70% Wind: WNW/14 km/h Visibility: 6.00 km ...
Geography
Geography is the study of the locational and spatial variation of both natural an...
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