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Here's what really happens when you swallow gum

If you swallow chewing gum, does it really stay in your body for seven years? In this video from the Institute of Human Anatomy, "lead dissector" Jonathan Bennion reveals the truth and how much it's stretched. The video below will give you something to chew on:
Tags: Video, Science, News, Anatomy, Gum, Institute of Human Anatomy, Jonathan Bennion

Scientists Discover Oldest Cavities Ever in Mammals

New fossil evidence suggests mammals have been suffering from cavities for a very, very long time, and we can blame it on our timeless love of sugary foods.Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, Tooth Decay, Tooth, Branches Of Biology, Human Tooth, Health Medical Pharma, Acute Pain, Microsyops Latidens, Keegan Selig, Mary Silcox

Why You Probably Don't Have Tendonitis (but You Can Treat the Pain You Do Have)

Most of us have heard the term “tendonitis,” usually when talking about conditions like tennis elbow, swimmer’s shoulder, or any of the many other overuse injuries we can develop. When we develop an overuse injury, our instinct for recovering is usually rest and ice. However, as we are now discovering, the best…Read more...
Tags: Anatomy, Elbow, Lifehacks, Don, Zeller, Achilles tendon, Tendon, Tendinopathy, Zellers, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Musculoskeletal System, Jennifer Zellers, Overuse Injuries, Tennis Elbow

How to Have Fuller Lips Without Taking It Too Far

Like eyebrows, the trend in lips right now is big. Everywhere you turn—but mostly on Instagram—big lips are dominating. There has been much debate about why this is happening and whether it’s all Kylie Jenner’s fault, but the facts are the facts: The trendy look is bigger lips.Read more...
Tags: Anatomy, Plastic Surgery, Angelina Jolie, Lips, Kylie Jenner, Lifehacks, Sephora, Mouth, Cosmetics, Human Interest, Lip Liner, Medical Specialties, Oral Surgery, Vermilion Border, Schwartzburg, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery

Sandra Oh says intense fame from 'Grey's Anatomy' led her to seek therapy

Sandra Oh says quick rise to fame with the success of "Grey's Anatomy" was "traumatic" and led her seek out a good therapist.
Tags: Anatomy, Cnn, Grey, Sandra Oh

How to 'Fix' Your Sparse Eyebrows, If You Want

In case you somehow missed the memo, big, bushy brows are in and have been for a few years now. There are all manner of makeup products and procedures that can help someone with even the sparsest of facial hair achieve full, luxurious brows—or the illusion of them—but how do you even know where to begin? Let’s start…Read more...
Tags: Anatomy, Groupon, Plastic Surgery, Facial Hair, Lifehacks, Skin Care, Gucci, Beverly, Cosmetics, Hair Loss, Aesthetics, Human body, Microblading, Tattooing, Eyebrow, Permanent Makeup

Why a Slowing Metabolism Probably Isn't Causing Your Weight Gain

Many of us are carrying a little bit more weight now than when we were in our 20s. However, as tempting as it is to blame this weight gain on a slowing metabolism, that may not actually be the case, according to a study released last week in the journal Science.Read more...
Tags: Health, Obesity, Anatomy, Lifehacks, Weight Gain, Metabolism, Strength Training, Adipose tissue, Skeletal Muscle, Body Fat Percentage, Branches Of Biology, Health Medical Pharma, Herman Pontzer, Food Energy, Basal Metabolic Rate

Pinterest’s New Search Feature Will Allow BIPOC Users to Sort Results by Hair Pattern

Doubling down on its efforts to increase inclusivity and representation on the platform, Pinterest announced the launch of a new tool on Wednesday that would specifically make it easier for Black, Brown, Indigenous, Latinx, and other POC users to winnow hair search results down by pattern.Read more...
Tags: Science, Pinterest, Anatomy, Search Engine, Hair, World Wide Web, Hair Care, Hairdressing, Naeemah LaFond, Human Hair, Organ Systems, Technology Internet, Annie Ta

Netflix's Bone Has a 'Dream Team' Adapting the Classic Comic

That life seemingly skipped from 2019 to 2021 in a blink of an eye has been both good and bad for Netflix’s animated adaptation of the classic comic series Bone. On one hand, there’s a very good chance in the past year you may have forgotten this was even a thing. On the other hand, behind the scenes, it allowed…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Anatomy, Netflix, Dream, Jeff Smith, You, Bone, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture

Meet the Baby Juicero You Didn’t Know You Needed

America polishes its turds. It is our way. Now, MSCHF—the net arty drop factory behind blood sneakers and a cookies giveaway plugin—has created an online monument to shit with a gift shop of souvenirs from a generation of IoT and trash robots. The objects that inspired them passed on without so much as a boop, for we…Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, America, Equipment, Culture, Kickstarter, Keurig, Alexa, Jibo, Juice, Elizabeth Holmes, Juicer, Great Pacific, Twerk, TWERKING, Juicero

UK man is first person to break his penis vertically

A 40-year-old man in the UK suffered the first vertical break of a penis ever reported. That means his tunica albuginea—the fibrous membrane that surrounds the spongy chambers that fill with blood during an erection—tore up and down as opposed to across the shaft. — Read the rest
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A Man's Penis Broke Vertically During Sex—an Apparent Medical First

A man in the UK appears to be a medical first, though probably not in the way he would have wanted. His doctors say he’s the first known person to have had his penis broken vertically during sex. Despite the odd injury, though, the man has fully recovered.Read more...
Tags: UK, Science, Anatomy, Penis, Sexual health, Erection, Mens Health, Human Reproduction, Sexual Arousal, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Corpus Cavernosum Penis, Penile Fracture, Penis Disorders, Andrology

Drinking From This Special Straw Promises to Cure the Hiccups 90% of the Time

For most of us, the occasional bout of hiccups is an annoyance that often goes away all on its own, or through some bizarre homegrown cure. For others, however, it can be a serious ongoing issue resulting from a medication or a side effect of surgery. When standing on your head in a kiddie pool full of water while…Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, Mcdonalds, Straw, Hiccup, Vagus Nerve, Reflexes, Mcflurry, Branches Of Biology, Organ Systems, Epiglottis, Ali Seifi

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Finale Finds Moments of Joy One Year After COVID-19

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Someone Saved My Life,” the Season 17 finale of “Grey’s Anatomy.” “Grey’s Anatomy’s” Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) survived COVID-19 and returned to work within the 17th season of the ABC drama. But unlike every other patient on the show who received a congratulatory clap […]
Tags: News, Anatomy, Abc, Recaps, Grey, Grey's Anatomy, Meredith Grey Ellen Pompeo, Ellen Pompeo, Anatomy Grey

Snapping Ankle

In people who recurrently sprain their ankle, it is not uncommon to hear a clicking coming from the outside of their ankle. This phenomenon is commonly known as “snapping” the ankle or slipping the peroneal tendon. As the name suggests for this ankle injury; the clicking sound arises from the peroneal tendons slipping in and […] The post Snapping Ankle appeared first on Core Concepts Physiotherapy.
Tags: Health, Anatomy, Integrity, Back, Ultrasound, Diagnosis, Bones, Sheath, Phenomenon, Specificity, Physiotherapist, Proprioception, Orthopedic Surgeon, Tendon, Tendons, Ankles

How to Clean Your Earbuds, Because They're Even Grosser Than You Think

Fungus and yeast infection-causing germs can build upon the earbuds as you jam them inside your ear canals, not to mention wax that visibly sticks to their surfaces. After sending an earbud swab out for analysis, Inside Edition even found pneumonia-causing bacteria such as staph aureus on regularly used earbuds, and o…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Anatomy, Headphones, Lifehacks, AirPods, Lint, Apple Headphones, Medical Specialties, Otorhinolaryngology, Arica Black, Otitis Externa, Darius Kohan

ABC Officially Renews Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 Spin-Off

The long-running and extremely popular medical drama Grey’s Anatomy has officially been renewed for its 18th season.   Grey’s Anatomy will get a brand new season, with its Station 19 spin-off also being renewed for a 5th season. It’s unclear whether or not the upcoming 18th season of Grey’s Anatomy will be its last, but the future of the show is certainly up in the air. Krista Vernoff will return as executive producer and showrunner on both shows, with ABC Signature producing.   RELATED: Jes...
Tags: TV, Movies, Anatomy, Abc, TV News, Hulu, Grey, Grey's Anatomy, Krista, Ellen Pompeo, Craig Erwich, Jesse Williams, Meredith Grey, Kevin McKidd, ABC Entertainment, Grey Sloan Memorial

Jesse Williams to Exit Grey’s Anatomy After 12 Seasons

After Justin Chamber’s surprise departure as Alex Karev in the sixteenth season of Grey’s Anatomy, ABC’s long-running medical drama series is losing another one of its long-time series regulars, with the official exit of Jesse Williams (The Cabin in the Woods). According to Deadline, Williams’ last appearance as a main cast member is scheduled to air ahead of Season 17’s finale on May 20, 2021, with episode 17.14  titled “Tradition.” The 40-year-old actor played the role of Jackson Avery for 12...
Tags: TV, Movies, Shonda Rhimes, Anatomy, Abc, TV News, Grey, Grey's Anatomy, Jesse, Ellen Pompeo, Betsy, Jesse Williams, Meredith Grey, Kevin McKidd, Giacomo Gianniotti, Tom Cavanagh

This Worm Has 100 Butts

In Greek mythology, the hydra is a creature with many heads. In Norse mythology, Odin rides Sleipnir—a horse with many legs. And in the warm, coastal waters of Australia lives Ramisyllis multicaudata, the worm with many butts.Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Anatomy, Australia, Animal, Worm, Odin, Organisms, Sponge, Invertebrate, Branches Of Biology, Stolon, M Teresa Aguado, Alexander Tzetlin, Ramisyllis, Syllidae

Grey's Anatomy Recap: Season 17, Episode 14: Jackson + April = Japril

The promos for Thursday’s Grey’s Anatomy led us to believe that “Look Up Child” was going to be Japril: The Movie, Part 3. And Sarah Drew
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This DIY Wireless Ball Cap Lets You Control Death Itself

When it comes to facing your own mortality, there are few things better than a grinning skull with creepy eyeballs. And when it comes to really freaking you out, the only way to make a grinning skull worse is to connect it to a computer and make it jerk around and gape like some degloved animatronic Abraham Lincoln…Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, Articles, Robotics, Robot, Symbolism, Alexa, Abraham Lincoln, Skull, McGurrin, Mike McGurrin, Ball Cap, Yorick, Technology Internet, Human Skull Symbolism

21-Year-Old Man Nearly Dies of Heart Failure After Drinking Four Energy Drinks a Day

A young man’s years of heavy energy drink consumption nearly killed him, doctors in the UK say. In a new report this week, they detail how the man developed heart failure likely linked to his habit of drinking four energy drinks a day for two years straight. Though he was admitted to the intensive care unit as a…Read more...
Tags: Drinks, UK, Science, Anatomy, Heart, Caffeine, Stimulant, Heart Failure, Andrew, Silva, Kidney Failure, Energy Drink, Heart Diseases, Branches Of Biology, Health Medical Pharma, Psychoactive Drugs

Chronic Stuffy Nose Linked to Changes in Brain Activity, Study Finds

Your always-congested sinuses might be a harbinger of more trouble down the road, new research out Friday suggests. The small study found evidence of a link between chronic sinus inflammation and altered, possibly harmful brain activity. The findings don’t necessarily prove that the two things are directly connected,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, Inflammation, Clinical Medicine, Branches Of Biology, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Sinus, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Arie Jafari, Depression And Immune Function

Chronic Sinus Inflammation Linked to Changed Brain Activity, Study Finds

Your always-congested sinuses might be a harbinger of more trouble down the road, new research out Friday suggests. The small study found evidence of a link between chronic sinus inflammation and altered, possibly harmful brain activity. The findings don’t necessarily prove that the two things are directly connected,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, Inflammation, Clinical Medicine, Branches Of Biology, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Sinus, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Arie Jafari, Depression And Immune Function

Got Under-Eye Bags? Here Are Some Great Products To Help

Top Product: La Roche-Posay Pigmentclar Eyes | $43 | DermstoreRead more...
Tags: Anatomy, Rosewater, Lifehacks, Skin Care, Caffeine, Eye, Tula, Cosmetics, Shiseido, Puffer, Puff, Branches Of Biology, Organ Systems, Benefiance, Periorbital Dark Circles, Periorbital Puffiness

'Grey's Anatomy' brings back two more old characters

Two beloved characters were brought back on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" from the show's past on Thursday night.
Tags: Anatomy, Abc, Cnn, Grey

This Is Why Stress Makes Your Hair Fall Out

Scientists at Harvard University say they might have figured out how stress can cause us to lose our hair. In mice, they found evidence that a major hormone linked to stress made it harder for hair follicles to regenerate. The findings could very well lead to more effective treatments for hair loss someday, though…Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, Harvard University, Hair, CHOI, Hair Loss, Long Hair, Ya Chieh Hsu, Human Hair, Branches Of Biology, Organ Systems, Health Medical Pharma, Human Hair Growth, Hair Follicle, Hair Diseases, G0 Phase

Doctors Excited to Find 'Rare' Forked Uvula in Florida Man

Doctors in Florida made an odd discovery in a 20-year-old patient: a bifurcated uvula, perhaps better known as that dangly thing in the back of your throat. The “weird” body part, as the patient himself described it, doesn’t seem to be causing its owner any trouble, but it’s still a very rare occurrence, made even…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Anatomy, Head, Dietz, Palate, Throat, Organ Systems, Health Medical Pharma, Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate, Palatine Uvula, Speech Organs, Palatine Bone, Soft Palate, Loeysdietz Syndrome

Why Is It So Hard to Regrow Hair?

Bodies are machines designed to remind you of death, to semi-continuously blare out the fact of your mortality, warning of the end with each ache, wrinkle, and—especially—lost strand of hair. One day you have a tremendous pomaded bouncy ‘do and are destined for eternal life, the next you’re sliding down an incline…Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, Dermatology, Human Interest, Hair Loss, William Lowry, Human Hair, Medical Specialties, Organ Systems, Health Medical Pharma, Pattern Hair Loss, Human Hair Growth, Hair Follicle, Non Scarring Hair Loss, Hair Transplantation, Scarring Hair Loss

Neanderthals Took Good Care of Their Teeth, Unlike Some of Us

Some 46,000 years ago in what is now the Polish highlands, a Neanderthal man got some food stuck between his teeth. So he did what any self-respecting hominin would do—he reached for a toothpick, according to new research.Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, Toothpick, Neanderthal, Tooth, Oral Hygiene, Human Anatomy, Wisdom Tooth, Branches Of Biology, Human Tooth, Dental Equipment, Health Medical Pharma, Acute Pain, Wioletta Nowaczewska, Cova Forada