Medicina

10000-year-old 'crayon' discovered in England

10000-year-old 'crayon' discovered in England

An ochre pebble was found at another site on the opposite side of the lake. The area where the crayon was found is near one of the most famous Mesolithic sites in Europe, Star Carr . Also uncovered: an ocher pebble of the same hue with a striated surface suggesting it was scraped to produce a red pigment powder, scientists said in their study published in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports . Consulte Mais Informação

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Vaping may trigger most cancers - but it surely's nonetheless safer than smoking

Vaping may trigger most cancers - but it surely's nonetheless safer than smoking

There is no safe level of smoking, as even one cigarette a day increases by about 50% the risk for coronary artery disease and 30% for stroke, according to a new British scientific study. A study published in Tobacco Regulatory Science , that examined tobacco cigarettes, found that a startling 75% of young smokers would not smoke if cigarettes were unflavored. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tropical Cyclone Fehi bound for the South Island, arriving Thursday

Tropical Cyclone Fehi bound for the South Island, arriving Thursday

It is expected to weaken and cross the South Island on Thursday, but holidaymakers, trampers and those in rural areas should be well aware of the potential for severe weather the cyclone could create, WeatherWatch says. Thursday is expected to be a very wet day in many regions with the system clearing away quite quickly on Friday. FLOODING could be experienced in low lying parts of the Coffs Coast this week, as the highest tides of the year, heavy surf and a tropical cyclone tracking across ... Consulte Mais Informação

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First Ladies from Africa draw six-point agenda to combat HIV/Aids

First Ladies from Africa draw six-point agenda to combat HIV/Aids

Amai Mnangagwa made her inaugural appearance at OAFLA held on the sidelines of the 30th African Union heads of state summit. She informed the meeting that Kenya intends to accelerate its efforts to achieve a less than five percent mother-to-child transmission rate by 2020, saying she launched a new framework in June previous year that calls for strong multi-level leadership, advocacy and resilient programming at all levels. Consulte Mais Informação

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State health officials: It's not too late to get a flu shot

State health officials: It's not too late to get a flu shot

Sudhir Mungee. Mungee said, "Within the first 7 days of a flu infection the risk of Accurate Myocardial Infection or heart attack exponential goes up". "Most of these stresses happen because of fluid imbalance, electrolyte imbalance and the body goes into a state of stress". In addition, 39 states are still reporting high flu activity, making it the worst outbreak in almost a decade. Consulte Mais Informação

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