Interesting Fast Facts About Human Body Part-VIII

  • Nerve impulses for muscle position travel at a speed of up to 390 feet per second.
  • Nerve cells can travel as fast as 120 meters per second.
  • Mummy powder was once thought to be a cure for all remedies. English men used to carry the powder with them in a tiny bag wherever they went.
  • Men in their early twenties shave an average of four times a week.
  • Medical research has found substances in mistletoe that can slow down tumor growth.
  • Medical reports show that about 18% of the population are prone to sleepwalking.
  • Manicuring the nails has been done by people for more than 4,000 years.
  • Left-handed people are better at sports that require good spatial judgment and fast reaction, compared to right-handed individuals.
  • In the United States, 8.5 million cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures were done in the year 2001.
  • People with darker skin will not wrinkle as fast as people with lighter skin.
  • People with allergies can lower allergy reactions by laughing.
  • People who meet their calcium need reduce their risk of developing kidney stones.
  • People that smoke have 10 times as many wrinkles as a person that does not smoke.
  • People still cut the cheese shortly after death.
  • People over the age of fifty will start to lose their dislike for foods that taste bitter.
  • People of Ancient China believed that swinging your arms could cure a headache.
  • The average weight of a newborn baby is 7 lbs. 6 oz. For a triplet baby it is 3 lbs. 12 oz.
  • The average person spends two weeks of their life kissing.
  • The average person falls asleep in about 12 to 14 minutes.
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