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What Was Charles-Michel de l’Épée’s Impact on the Deaf Community?

Aristotle, one of the greatest minds in human history, made a mistake. A mistake that only Charles-Michel de l’Épée would be able to correct 1,000 years later. Charles-Michel de l’Eée learned to sign from a deaf man. In 1760, he founded a school to teach sign language to the deaf. His work helped deaf people …

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Are All People with Type 2 Diabetes Also Obese?

The word “diabetes” is commonly associated with Obesity. Some people assume that diabetes is a side effect of being obese. But have you ever wondered if those claims are valid? Or, more specifically, are people with type 2 diabetes also obese? Let’s talk about it.  Harvard researchers have determined that being overweight is one of …

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You were more likely to get a job if you had smallpox scars in the 18th century. The scars proved that you already had smallpox and could not pass it on to your employers.

Series H – Horrible Preview clip Further details Topics – The panel are shown a creature and are asked where it lives. It lives on the tongue of a fish. The tongue-eating louse lives on the tongue of the African blacktail fish. It latches onto the tongue, sucks the blood out to such an extent …

You were more likely to get a job if you had smallpox scars in the 18th century. The scars proved that you already had smallpox and could not pass it on to your employers. Read More »

Our own stomach has to constantly secrete mucus to stop itself from being digested by our own stomach acid. Without that mucus, our stomach acid would eat through our stomach’s lining.

Mucus Production In this article, we will be discussing the production of gastric mucus in the stomach. We will be looking at the cells that make up the mucosa of the stomach, the process of mucus production and the control mechanisms involved in its secretion. Gastric Mucus Gastric mucus is a gel-mucous barrier secreted by …

Our own stomach has to constantly secrete mucus to stop itself from being digested by our own stomach acid. Without that mucus, our stomach acid would eat through our stomach’s lining. Read More »