1-Medical researchers contend that no disease ever identified has been completely eradicated.
2-India is the diabetes capital of the world. It is estimated that currently there are 40 million people with diabetes in India and by 2025 this number will swell to 70 million. This would mean every fifth diabetic in the world would be an Indian.
3-Smoking is an important risk factor for silent killer disease like cancers and heart disease. Smoking causes 87% of lung cancers.
4-Your thumb is the same length as your nose.
5-In 1972, a group of scientists reported that you could cure the common cold by freezing the big toe.
6- In 30 minutes, the average body gives off enough heat (combined) to bring a half gallon of water to boil.
7-Obstructive Sleep apnea is a risk factor for stroke and sudden death during sleep. The increase in obesity has also increased its risk and incidence.
8-Marilyn Monroe - the most sexy icon of the last century despite all the lovers she had and the three husbands never experienced an orgasm.
9-The average Human bladder can hold 13 ounces of liquid.
10-Diabetes is a silent epidemic and according to WHO there are 246 million people in the world living with diabetes. This is almost 6% of the world's adult population.
11-One out of every four orthopedic surgeons has cut or will operate on the wrong limb at some point in his or her career.
12-The human brain stops growing at the age of 18,From the age of 30, humans gradually begin to shrink in size.
13-Urine was once used as a detergent for washing.
14-A mans testicles manufacture 10 million new sperm cells each day – enough that he could repopulate the entire planet in only 6 months!
15-The female ovaries contain nearly half-a-million egg cells, yet only 400 or so will ever get the opportunity to create a new life.
16-Sperm travels about 3 to 4 inches before it can fertilize an egg and it takes the sperm about 30 minutes to travel the distance.
17-The brain doesn’t feel pain,it has huge oxygen needs about 20% of supplied oxygen
18-Your tongue has a unique print similar to your fingerprints.
19-It takes an interaction of 72 different muscles to produce human speech.
20-Heart disease, hypertension and diabetes are major silent killer diseases.
Cancer as group is the next big silent killer and comes a close second. Estimated deaths in a year due to cancer is 6.2 million. 1 in 8 death occurs due to cancer and it outnumbers death due to AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria combined.