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DNA proves Viking remains belonged to a high-ranking, female military leader

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Professor Mattias Jakobsson at Uppsala University's Department of Organismal Biology highlighted the importance of this find when he said , "This is the first formal and genetic confirmation of a female Viking warrior". An osteological analysis was carried out, lending even more support to her suspicion. Krezwinska noted using ancient DNA for gender identification is useful when working with children, for example, but it can also help resolve "controversial cases such as this one". Lire la suite »

Parliament urged to pass LI on Mental Health

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Saturday, September 9th is Benefit for Life Day; Sunday, September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day . On average, 10 Canadians will commit suicide every day. Suicide experts say many people who have survived suicide attempts usually have a lot to teach about how kind words and actions of others are important in stopping suicide attempt. Lire la suite »

Don't let your dog sleep with you in bed

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The research team analysed the sleep of 40 adults who didn't have any sleep disorders along with their dogs over a period of five months. They put accelerometers on both the dogs and the owners for seven nights for the study and then determined the results. Lire la suite »

First human West Nile Virus case of year reported in Bristol County

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Raul Pino said in the release. Director of Environment Health, Todd Marshall, says "Recent floods have increased the number of mosquitoes in our community". West Nile virus has been detected in the state every year since 1999. About 80% of people bitten by a positive mosquito show no signs of it, and of the 20% who do, most are mild. Lire la suite »

Des rats attaquent une adolescente paraplégique dans son sommeil — Roubaix

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Vers 7 h, samedi, nous sommes allés la voir. Il y a du sang partout . Le père de famille pense immédiatement au pire. "Elle saignait des oreilles, j'ai cru qu'elle avait été victime d'une hémorragie cérébrale ", confie-t-il. Une jeune paraplégique de 14 ans, a été retrouvé en sang par son père. "Du fait de sa maladie elle est moins sensible à la douleur que nous. Elle a dû sentir les rats s'activer sur elle mais elle n'a pas eu la présence d'esprit de nous appeler", confesse le Roubaisien. Lire la suite »

Most Property in Florida Flood Zones Is Not Insured

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This applies to policies covering properties in Texas counties that are designated under the Presidential Disaster Declaration and were set to renew July 24 through September 27, 2017. The devastating floods left in Hurricane Harvey's wake are direct reminders of how destructive nature can be. " Many residents of our state experienced substantial property damage and losses previous year from flooding caused by Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew", Altmaier said in a prepared statement in ... Lire la suite »

Denver Nurses Suspended After Leering At Genitals On Dead Body

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Officers who investigated said "multiple staff members viewed the victim while he was incapacitated, including after he was deceased", according to a report obtained by HuffPost. Hospital administrators suspended the five nurses for three weeks each for their involvement in the spate of gawking incidents. "This incident it is not an appropriate representation of the high-quality care and compassion our clinical staff strive to provide to our patients". Lire la suite »

Cool, sunny weather continues through the weekend

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Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy through the day, with more scattered rain and storms developing this afternoon and evening. Expect plenty of sunshine tomorrow with highs returning to the mid and upper 70s. Irma will continue to march through the eastern Caribbean as a Category 5 with wind sustained around 180 miles per hour. Irma is forecast to approach Florida this weekend and then make a turn towards the north through Florida and into the SE US. Lire la suite »

What Is Brugada Syndrome? Turkish Boy's Heart Stops After Eating Hot Dog

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Brugada Syndrome was first described in 1992 in a series of patients with sudden death who had similar, peculiar electrocardiogram (ECG) abnormalities. Therefore, doctors use the DNA sample to find out the specific family member with the Brugada syndrome even if they haven't any signs of illness. Many people do not even know they have the condition until later in life. Lire la suite »

Grossesse et alcool : les risques sont encore mal connus des Français

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Les derniers résultats sont encourageants. Selon l'enquête, 44% des personnes interrogées contre 25% en 2015 déclarent spontanément qu'il n'existe pas de consommation d'alcool sans risque pour l'enfant. L'étude montre que 75 % des Français se disent choqués par ce comportement, alors qu'ils n'étaient que 69 % en 2015. Les effets néfastes de l'alcool sur la santé de l'enfant sont nombreux: retards de croissance , plus petite taille du cerveau, anomalies physiques ou encore troubles de ... Lire la suite »

Selon une étude, les machos seraient plus touchés par les problèmes d'érection

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Des troubles de l'érection liés à une forte pression qui provoquent une grande vulnérabilité au stress. Trois cents hommes hétérosexuels et autant d'hommes homosexuels ont ainsi participé à cette étude, pour laquelle ils avaient au préalable précisé la concordance entre propos machistes de certains à propos de la virilité et la survenue de troubles sexuels . Lire la suite »

High-speed passenger train derails in Indian capital

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Engine and power auto of the superfast train coming from Ranchi derailed in New Delhi's Shivaji Bridge. Platform number 15 at the Delhi station was closed for restoration work, a railway official said. The engine and power coach only have derailed near Shivaji Bridge. Just within six hours of derailment of Shaktipunj Express on Thursday, another incident of train derailment has come up and this time it has happened in the national capital. Lire la suite »

Pen-like tool helps surgeons spot cancer cells

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When the MasSpec pen is held against a suspected cancer, it releases a tiny drop of water, which the metabolites and other biomarkers migrate to. The technology was also able to detect cancer in marginal regions between normal and cancer tissues that presented mixed cellular composition. Lire la suite »

Early detection of Parkinson's disease is possible

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A new study provides further evidence that a simple scratch-and-sniff test could predict Parkinson's disease even earlier than previously thought. Because there are no current lab tests, a person is often diagnosed when many nerves cells in the brain have already suffered irreversible damage. Lire la suite »

Study finds long-term effectiveness of HPV vaccine in preventing cervical cancer

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Furthermore, it also showed robust efficacy in preventing cervical cancer grade 3 or worse, abnormal cervical cytology and cervical procedures related to these HPV types. "Seventy-five years ago, cervical cancer was a very common cause of mortality in the United States". Seven participants experienced serious adverse events that were considered vaccine-related - four in the 9-valent group and three among the quadrivalent group. Lire la suite »

Mobile phone use kills over 2100 every year due to road accidents

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This denotes a 3% increase in fatalities over the previous year, even as the number of accidents declined by 4.1%, indicating a rise in the severity of accidents. These are Tamil Nadu, MP, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Haryana. Lire la suite »

FG considering dredging of River Benue - Osinbajo

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His words, "We are here on behalf of the President who has been very concerned about the flood and how to stop it once and for all and that is why he is seeking for realistic solutions". Last Sunday, hundreds of thousands of families were temporarily displaced after hours of torrential rainfall in various parts of the state. He said, "This project started in 2004 under former governor George Akume, when I was a Commissioner for Water Resources but could not be completed which is evident in ... Lire la suite »

Nigeria's Buhari said he would not seek re-election in 2019 - minister

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But his tenure so far has been largely dotted here and there by his failing health, depleted economy and loss of confidence on the part of the citizens. President Buhari took power in 2015 but due to illness, has been absent for much of this year due. "If you remember, when he was asked if he will seek re-election, the former president kept saying he was waiting on God when everybody knows he was actually interested in running again". Lire la suite »

National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman: my karaoke nights with Kim Jong

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I've always said that from day one", Rodman said. For years and years over the course of time we became such a great relationship with Russian Federation all of a sudden in America. "You know as well as I do, Donald can be a little insane sometimes". Rodman, who appeared multiple times on " Celebrity Apprentice " when Trump hosted the show, brought a copy of the president's book "The Art of the Deal" with him during his latest trip to North Korea in June. Lire la suite »

Gas prices could continue to soar as Irma moves west

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In Central Virginia, the average price of gas has increased 34 cents in just the past week, averaging $2.48 a gallon in Richmond. Eighteen states saw average gas prices rise by over 30 cents per gallon versus a week ago, while these ten states saw the largest weekly rise: DE (+42 cents), New Jersey (+39 cents), Georgia (+38 cents), Maryland (+38 cents), New Hampshire (+38 cents), Tennessee (+37 cents), CT (+37 cents), MA (+37 cents), SC (+36 cents) and North Carolina (+36 cents). Lire la suite »

Manson Family Member Leslie Van Houten Granted Parole By State Board

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The Labianca murders, which Van Houten helped carry out, took place in Los Angeles the day after Tate and four others were killed in their home by followers of Manson. "Their intentions were to start a race war". She said her sister and the others killed deserve better. Debra is a devout and vigilant opponent of Charles Manson and all of his convicted associates ever getting parole, going to great lengths to protest whenever any of them has a parole hearing. Lire la suite »

Yorkton included in Save-On-Foods pineapple recall

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Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver primarily spread through direct contact with an infected person. All of the above listed products were distributed to Save-On-Foods stores in Alberta , and had a best before date of Aug.19. However, anyone who believes they may have eaten the above-mentioned products should call Health Link by dialing 811. Hepatitis A symptoms include yellow skin or eyes, loss of appetite, fever, tiredness, stomach ache, nausea, dark coloured urine, and light or ... Lire la suite »