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Leukemia found in Neolithic skeleton

September 29th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An examination of a 7,000-year-old skeleton of a woman has revealed that she died from leukemia. Together with her colleagues,

Egyptian mummy shows signs of heart disease

September 22nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Analysis of the 3,500-year-old mummified remains of an Egyptian “Cheif of Stables” has revealed signs of heart disease. Detailing the

Tuberculosis found in Hungarian mummies

April 15th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Strains of TB have been discovered in 18th-century Hungarian mummies found in a 200-year-old crypt. Professor Pallen said: “Microbiological analyses