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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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This time predates the age of the oldest known anatomically modern human fossils.
idaltu, from Ethiopia, lived from about 160,000 years ago (Kya) and is the oldest known anatomically modern human.
Our analysis indicates this lineage diverged from previously known Y chromosomes about 338,000 ago, a time when anatomically modern humans had not yet evolved," said Michael Hammer, an associate professor in the University of Arizona's department of ecology and evolutionary biology and a research scientist at the UA's Arizona Research Labs.
Washington, June 15 ( ANI ): Uranium-series dating has revealed that the practice of cave art in Europe began up to 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, indicating the paintings were created either by the first anatomically modern humans in Europe or, perhaps, by Neanderthals.
Eswaran says that in 1997, he was "powerfully struck" by the notion that diffusion provides a way to explain a major anthropological mystery--the rise of anatomically modern humans.
The humans who arrived in Europe during the Upper Palaeolithic era, Cro-Magnons or anatomically modern humans, replaced the Neanderthal populations.
The Oase skull's strange combination of modern and archaic characteristics underscores scientific confusion about how to define anatomically modern humans, Trinkaus adds.
Since their discovery they have been attributed to Neanderthals who lived around 200,000 to 40,000 years ago, but this new study suggested they belong to anatomically modern humans.
She also suspects that the first anatomically modern humans, who lived at least 200,000 years ago, had all the manual capabilities of people today.
In a commentary that accompanies Riel-Salvatore and Clark's recent CURRENT ANTHROPOLOGY paper, d'Errico maintains, "Neandertals were fully capable of symbolic behaviors and may even have produced them before contact with anatomically modern humans.
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): A new research has revealed that archaic humans, who lived somewhere in Africa during the last 20-60 thousand years, interbred with anatomically modern humans and transferred small amounts of genetic material to their offspring who are alive today,
The cranium and teeth are much in line with those of early anatomically modern humans.