In the labyrinth of the human body, a multitude of microscopic life forms thrive, shaping our health, emotions, and overall wellbeing. Among these microorganisms, there exists a pantheon of villains, known as pathogens, poised to compromise our health at the slightest opportunity. Let’s venture into the world of these pathogens, examining their role in diseases like endometriosis, measles, and HIV, while also delving into how the body responds to their insidious invasions.
Nail bed injuries in children are a widespread issue, with over 10,000 operations performed each year in the UK alone. Often caused by a child’s fingertip being crushed in a closing door, these injuries were the focus of a 2017 information campaign by BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons) to raise awareness and prevent accidents.