Coronary heart disease is often associated with the modern, sedentary lifestyle. I couldn’t catch my breath, but I didn’t cry.”, She added: “All we have as a family is the day ahead now and that’s how we live our lives. Ancient burial of fierce female hunter (and her weapons) discovered in Peru, Possible cause of COVID-19 blood clots found. I mean, at this point, a mummy's curse is just the sour-cream icing on the turd cake that is 2020. The Mummy's Curse is a 1944 American Universal Pictures horror film, directed by Leslie Goodwins.It is the third and final sequel to that company's The Mummy's Hand of 1940. Ancient Egypt continues to reveal its secrets. On the eve of the Republican National Convention last month, FDA chief Stephen Hahn granted emergency use of convalescent plasma for coronavirus victims, misquoting statistics in support of the decision. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. If they break off and lodge in smaller blood vessels, the result can be a heart attack, stroke or pulmonary embolism (a blockage of arteries in the lungs). The team used computerized tomography (CT) scans to image the entire bodies of 52 ancient Egyptian mummies. Receive mail from us on behalf of our trusted partners or sponsors? There was a problem. But so did the murmurings about a curse, built around the theory that the Iceman was angry at being disturbed after 53 centuries. To respond to this editorial, submit a comment to Loy was renowned for discovering human blood on the Iceman's clothing and weapons. Already, polling over the summer shows that up to a third of Americans will refuse to be vaccinated for COVID-19, much of that an aversion to this particular treatment rather than vaccines in general. With the page already reaching £3,700, Beth said: “I try not to think too far into the future. The princess may have had a genetic predisposition to atherosclerosis. Regardless of cause, the researchers found that, like modern humans, the ancient Egyptians studied had greater rates of atherosclerosis as they aged.

NY 10036. Follow James Rogers on Twitter @jamesjrogers. She might have also ingested a lot of salt, which was used to preserve foods, said study researcher Adel Allam of Al Azhar University in Cairo. As rumours spread about the mummy’s apparent curse, more journalists became fascinated by the story, including William Stead, who unfortunately lost his life on board the Titanic. “That, combined with the look on the nurses’ faces, meant I just knew it wasn’t going to be good news.”. Oetzi was discovered high in the Italian alps near the Austrian border in 1991, and reports and pictures of the perfectly preserved Stone Age warrior sparked worldwide interest. All rights reserved. In a matter of weeks, with the lump getting bigger, she revisited her GP, who referred her to the breast clinic at West Suffolk Hospital, where she had a mammogram, ultrasound and biopsy. The rumor of the curse began a year ago when the German tourist who discovered the mummy, Helmut Simon, 67, fell to his death during a freak blizzard while hiking near the same spot where he saw Oetzi through the ice.

Participants: 44 Westerners identified by Howard Carter as present in Egypt at the specified dates, 25 of whom were potentially exposed to the curse. President Donald Trump tours a lab making components for a potential vaccine in Morrisville, North Carolina, on July 27, 2020. Explaining her decision, Beth said: “I’d always known it was an option and, after a year to properly think about it, I decided it was the right thing to do. Contact Djeher was found to have heart artery and other vascular disease. — Chris Hanson (@CPH2009) October 5, 2020 * Top 10 Weird Ways We Deal With the Dead, * Gallery: Scanning Mummies for Heart Disease. There was even speculation that the sarcophagus may contain the body of Alexander the Great. “Nick was nauseous all day and we thought it was nerves,” she said. Beth, a former law student, of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, who has a son, Eden, six, and daughter, Indigo, three, with her husband Nick, 28 – now her full time carer – said: “I told the doctors to give me the news straight. Stunning new research also claims that King Tutankhamun may have been a boy soldier, challenging the theory he was a weak and sickly youth before his mysterious death at around 18 years of age. Those with hardened vessels had an average age of 45, compared with 34.5 for those whose vessels were clear. The famous Macedonian king died in Babylon in 323 B.C.

Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. The curse of the kids going to school is that time just seems to vanish. Follow LiveScience for the latest in science news and discoveries on Twitter @livescience and on Facebook. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The princess was in her 40s when she died. Back at the end of 2016, the plans Beth is making now would have seemed incomprehensible. Sumit Ganguly, Indiana University. Mark Kelly becomes 4th astronaut elected to Congress, Long-hidden 'selfie' of a medieval mason found in historic Spanish cathedral. After Trump hyped the unproven benefits of the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, the FDA granted its emergency use as a coronavirus treatment in March, only to reverse itself later when studies showed no benefit and possible harm. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Vowing to make the most of life after treatment, Beth focused on ticking “crazy little things,” off her bucket list. Then in April, archaeologist Konrad Spindler, 55, who first inspected the prehistoric corpse, died of complications from multiple sclerosis. Of those, 44 had recognizable arteries, and 16 still had their hearts in their chests. The curse of coronavirus pandemic and the homeless. Coronary heart disease is often associated with the modern, sedentary lifestyle. In three of the mummies with intact hearts, the coronary arteries that feed the heart were riddled with plaque.