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human

(hyo͞o′mən)
n.
A member of the primate genus Homo, especially a member of the species Homo sapiens, distinguished from other apes by a large brain and the capacity for speech.
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of humans: the course of human events; the human race.

hu′man·hood′ n.
hu′man·ness n.

human

[h(y)o̅o̅′mən]
Etymology: L, humanus
a member of the genus Homo and particularly of the species H. sapiens.

human

[L. humanus, human]
1. An offspring of humans. 2. Pert. to or characterizing people.

human

see homo-.

human carriers
humans who act as active carriers of diseases of animals and infect animals.
human immunodeficiency virus
includes HIV1 (more common) and HIV2 which are lentiviruses that cause acquired immunodeficiency disease (AIDS) in humans.
human leukocyte antigen
see major histocompatibility complex.

Patient discussion about human

Q. I am a man with breast cancer. Hello friends, you might have heard about breast cancer in women but here I am a man with breast cancer. Is Herceptin licensed to treat me?

A. Hi, what were your symptoms and when did you discover you had breast cancer?

Q. what are the basics products we as a humans, need to have in our diet?

A. A regular healthy diet should be comprised of a 40-50% carbohydrate (bread, rice, etc.), 30-40% protein (dairy, meat, chicken, fish) and 20% fat. Other important ingredients are fruit and vegetables, that contain large amounts of fibers and vitamins.

Q. Is there a difference between a man's diet and a woman's diet? let say for the point of it the weight the same and they are in the same age .

A. no one should have the same exact diet, you need to find what works for you and helps you achieve your goals.

the base of the diet could be the same, for example burn calories then you consume. But other wise, find what works for you.

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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- New research raised questions about the theory that modern humans and Neanderthals at some point interbred, known as hybridisation.
Both used tools, but those of early modern humans were much more sophisticated.
com/neanderthal-dna-reveals-human-evolution-timeline-through-genetic-mutations-2575910) Neanderthals and modern humans on a fundamental level.
Professor Martin Richards of the University of Leeds' Faculty of Biological Sciences, said: "The timing and pattern of the migration of early modern humans has been a source of much debate and research.
Our results contribute to the emerging notion that functional variation introgressed from an African hominin into modern humans and has been maintained among contemporary African populations," the study says.
The study found that the LB1 cranium shows greater affinities to the fossil human sample than it does to pathological modern humans.
Ravi Korisettar of Karnatak University in Dharwad, India, agrees that Arabia possibly served as a hub for early modern human migrations between Africa and Asia.
We find that for about 25 percent of all those sites that we tested, we can detect a difference in expression between the Neanderthal allele and the modern human allele," lead author Rajiv McCoy, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Washington, said.
Louis says that the tooth is almost identical to one from a hominid called Oase 2, which he says is "an unquestionable early modern human.
Ancient humans lived in a "Lord of the Rings-type world" where a mystery species interbred with Neanderthals, Denisovans and the forerunners of modern humans, according to palaeontologists.
In addition, the researchers found that the proportion of Neanderthal and Denisovan-DNA in this early modern human is not higher than in people living in this region nowadays.
Washington, November 2 ( ANI ): Very few populations of modern humans do not carry genetic traces of Neanderthals, researchers say.