Updated 21 February 2017

SEE: 10 mind-blowing images of the human body

The human body is a marvelous, but complex organism. Here are 10 images that should give you a new appreciation of your body.


The human body has 12 organ systems (e.g. digestive, immune, reproductive and nervous) and each one has a unique function.

The skin is the biggest organ, and the pineal gland near the centre of the brain is considered to be the smallest. 

Even though we know a lot about the body, there is still a lot to learn. 

Seeing different body parts and organs through the lens of a microscope can change you perspective. Here are 10 images that will hopefully give you a new appreciation of your body. 


Live healthier

Infancy »

Antibiotics during infancy may up childhood obesity risk

New research suggests that babies who are prescribed antibiotics before they're two years old may be more likely to become obese.

Seasonal changes »

Is your home making you sick?

Should you get injected for hay fever?

Is your medication struggling to keep your seasonal allergy symptoms in check? There is a shot for hay fever – and this is what you need to know.