You might think you know what you need to know about keeping healthy – but in all likelihood, there’s more you need to know for the B1 exam, about things such as metabolic rate, defence against disease and how to investigate bacteria. Ready? Here we go…

(Disclaimer: The information given in this article is purely what you need to know for the exam and is not intended to represent any opinions or beliefs of any of the Boffins here at Revision Systems)

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Homeo-what now? That’s right, homeostasis – if you don’t know what it is, then this article is for you. If you know what it is, this article is still for you, because it’s going to cover all the stuff you need to know about it for the AQA B3 exam (when accompanied with these two articles on kidneys and the pancreas). Ready? Then let’s see what all this fuss is all about…

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Another organ, you cry? That’s right, at this rate B3 will be covering every organ in the human body, right down to the appendix (here’s a hint: it doesn’t cover any more organs than this, really). So now we get to look at the function of the kidneys, dialysis (the method of keeping those with kidney failure still alive) and kidney transplants. Ready? Then let’s go for it…

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