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Old 02-27-2007   #20
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Default Re: Weird Medical Facts !!!

The palms of the hands and soles of the feet contain more sweat glands than other parts of the body.

10 % of men and 8 % of women are left-handed.

An average human body contains enough amount of fat to make seven bars of soap.

The human body releases growth hormones during sleep.

The thighbone is so strong that it withstands the axial load of about 1600-1800 kilos.

The average life span of a sperm is about 36 hours.

The life span of an ovule is about 12 - 24 hours.

Only one person in two billion will live for more than 115 years of life.

On an average, we speak about 5,000 words per day.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

Hair is the fastest growing tissue in the body, the next being bone marrow.

On an average, in an adult scalp 35m of hair fiber is produced every day.

An average scalp has 100,000 hairs.

The life span of hair is two to seven years.

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