Health Facts

    Health Facts

    Regularly updated list of health and body facts. Learn things about your body and health that you didn't know. Featuring a range of topics, including the human body, medical science, and psychology.

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    By weight, Bone is five times stronger than steel.
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    Having sex can make a woman look younger and more attractive due to the release of estrogen and collagen.
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    The skin on your lips is 200 times more sensitive than your fingertips.
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    Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
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    If your DNA was stretched out it would reach to the moon 6,000 times.
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    Due to the angle at which the optic nerve enters the brain, staring at a blue surface during sex greatly increases the intensity of orgasms.
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    A man's beard grows fastest when he anticipates sex.
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    Poor eyesight (myopia) is associated with higher IQ.
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    Wearing headphones for an hour increases the bacteria in your ear 700 times.
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    Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid than when you aren't.
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    It is possible for you to survive even after the removal of the spleen, the stomach, one kidney, one lung, 75% of the liver, 80% of the intestines, and almost every organ from the pelvic and groin area.
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    Scientists estimate that laughing 100 times is equivalent to a 10-minute workout on a rowing machine.
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