All blood cells come from blood stem cells.
Blood cells develop through a process called
haematopoiesis. This involves bone marrow
and part of the lymphatic system.
Bone marrow contains unspecialised cells known as haematopoietic stem cells. As they divide and mature, they beco Read More
Eczema is a conditions that cause an itchy, inflamed skin and Eczema (also called atopic dermatitis) is characterised by dry itchy skin with areas of poorly demarcated erythema and scale. In the acute phase eczema may be vesicular and oozing, in the chronic phase it may become hyperpigmented and Read More
Neurons have an architecture that consists of a cell body and two sets of additional compartments called ‘processes’. One of these sets are called axons; their job is to transmit information from the neuron on to others to which it is connected. The other set are called dendrites - their Read More
The human brain is a very complex organ with a very high processing capacity unmatched by any computer system: it is able to receive and process simultaneously thousand of sensory and cognitive inputs through sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing on the millisecond scale, store information in Read More