The kidneys play a vital role in the normal physiology of humans. These small, bean-shaped organs are responsible for removing waste products and excess fluid from the body. They also facilitate the production of urine, regulate the body’s salt, acid and potassium levels and produce hormones that influence the function of other organs. Continue reading
On March 11, 2011, a powerful earthquake and tsunami rocked Japan, and fatally crippled TEPCO’s Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Exactly how much radiation has poured out, contaminating not only cleanup crews but also residents in surrounding areas, Continue reading