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Old 02-21-2007   #11
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Default Re: Weird Medical Facts !!!

A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realises it's there.

At birth we have over 300 bones. As we grow up, some of the bones begin to fuse together as a result an adult has only 206 bones.

The human hand has 27 bones.

The femur/thigh bone is the longest bone in our body, it is about a quarter of ones height.

The human body has 230 movable and semi- movable joints

Our Brain has over 100 billion nerve cells.

The human skull is made up of 29 different bones.

A newborn babys brain grows almost 3 times during the first year of life.

The left side of human brain controls the right side of the body and the right side of the brain controls the left side of the body.

The length of human blood vessel is such that it circles the globe 2 times.

The human heart beats 30 million times a year.

80 hairs are likely to fall every day.

The muscles of the eye move more than 100,000 times a day.

We breathe 13 pints of air every minute.

Human skin has a tendency to shed 40 pounds of skin in lifetime.

Human kidneys have about 1 million nephrons that filters out liquids and wastes.

Our heart beats around 100,00 times every day.

Human blood is on a 60,000mile journey.

Fingernails contain keratin and they seem to be strongest component in the human body.

The human skin contains 45 miles of nerves.

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