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An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found - They Make Blood

Researchers have discovered that the lungs play a far more complex role in mammalian bodies than we thought, with new evidence revealing that they don't just facilitate respiration - they also play a key role in blood production.

In experiments involving mice, the team found that they produce more than 10 million platelets (tiny blood cells) per hour, equating to the majority of platelets in the animals' circulation. This goes against the decades-long assumption that bone marrow produces all of our blood components.

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Maintain health this autumn and beyond with traditional Chinese medicine

By Wright:(NaturalNews) Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is rooted in observing the natural course of seasons and their relation to physical and mental well-being. The current season of autumn is a time of increasing introspection after the expansive nature of summer. We are slowing down, wrapping up projects and letting go of anything that we may be holding on to. It is also the season of grief and sorrow.