Arsenic affects body organs by disrupting essential biochemical reactions driven by enzymatic action. Exposure to toxic levels of arsenic may result in diseases related to the stomach, liver, kidney, heart, lungs, brain,... More »

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The hypothalamus, which is a portion of the brain, controls the regulation of body temperature. The process that allows the human body to maintain its core temperature is called thermoregulation. More »

The liver is the organ that is found mostly on the right side of the human body. It is the second-largest of the organs in the body and weighs about three pounds in an adult. More »

The endocrine system creates and releases hormones that transport to various parts of the body to control the body's reactions to things like stress, pain, growth and nutrient intake. These hormones can be thought of as ... More »

Bones, muscle, and skin work together in the human body by providing the body with structure and organs with protection, by moving the body and allowing organs to function, and by containing and protecting all bodily mat... More »

The respiratory system is a group of organs that provide the body with oxygen. Oxygen is needed for cells in the human body to live. More »

The excretory system is a collection of organs tasked with removing excess nitrogen and other toxins from the body. The kidneys, liver and large intestine perform most of the filtration duties. Solid waste passes out thr... More »