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How Malaria Killed 450000 Romans?

An analysis of 2,000-year-old human remains from several regions across the Italian peninsula has confirmed the presence of malaria during the Roman Empire, addressing a longstanding debate about its pervasiveness in this ancient civilization. The answer is in mitochondrial genomic evidence of malaria, coaxed from the teeth of bodies buried in three Italian cemeteries, dating back to the Imperial period ...

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Ignorance Main Cause Behind TB Spread in Assam Tea Gardens

By Azera Parveen Rahman Tezpur (Assam), Jan 18: Tuberculosis (TB) has become a major problem in Assam’s tea gardens, often leading to the death of workers, which experts attribute mainly to pervading ignorance among workers and poor management response to provide healthcare. The disease is rampant among workers and affects nearly 40 percent of the tea workers, which doctors say ...

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Japanese Scientists Prove Single Gene Mutation Causes Infertility

Japanese scientists have discovered that a single mutation in a gene could lead to infertility in humans and not through a disruption of the production of egg or sperm cells but rather by leading to abnormalities in the morphology of the sexual organs – making natural reproduction impossible. The beta-catenin gene codes a protein known to be deeply involved in ...

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