Non-Addictive Heroin? …and 8 Other Medical Facts

Non-Addictive Heroin? …and 8 Other Medical Facts

Non-Addictive Heroin? …and 8 Other Medical Facts 1. Before aspirin was introduced, people would chew on the bark of the white willow tree to reduce fever and inflammation. White willow contains salicin, a chemical similar to acetylsalicylic acid found in today’s aspirin. In fact, in …

Why Does Getting Kicked in the Testicles Cause Pain in the Abdomen?

Testes originally form in the abdomen near the stomach and kidneys. The nerves and blood vessels remain attached in that region, even after the balls drop. So when a guy gets kicked in the balls or otherwise has his nuts squished, the pain involved travels …

Why Does the Yolk of an Overcooked Hard Boiled Egg Turn Green

Why Does the Yolk of an Overcooked Hard Boiled Egg Turn Green

The process of hard-boiling an egg involves denaturation. During this process, the amino acid chains found in the proteins in the egg are altered from their original, raw egg state, with the denaturation temperature varying somewhat depending on the specific protein in question (see chart …