How often are bone cells in our body replaced?

Answer The bones in the human body are constantly being rebuilt; the pace slows only in the elderly. The human skeleton is completely replaced every ten years, with about 7-10 percent replaced any given y... Read More »

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Why do ta-ttoos remain if all body cells are constanly being replaced?

Tattooing involves the placement of pigment into the skin's dermis, the layer of connective tissue underlying the epidermis. After initial injection, pigment is dispersed throughout a homogenized d... Read More »

How Do Cancer Cells Differ From Normal Cells in the Body?

Cancer cells are different from normal body cells due to a cancer cell's deviance from normal cell reproduction. Normal cells know when to stop reproducing. A cancer cell will continue to multiply ... Read More »

Had bone scan which showed hot spots on my left elbow joint was replaced 18 years ago?

A bone scan is a test to help find the cause of your back pain. It can be done to find damage to the bones, find cancer that has spread to the bones, and watch problems such as infection and trauma... Read More »

Does heroin destroy the white blood cells or damage bone marrow?

On One Hand: Heroin is DamagingHeroin (diacetylmorphine) is a semi-synthetic opioid used medically as a pain killer and as a recreational drug to induce euphoria. Habitual heroin users face an arra... Read More »