Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Changes in Weight Affect Human Body Drastically London, Jan 20 (Prensa Latina) The human body undergoes drastic changes in the periods of weight gain and loss, even if they are mild, a study published in the journal Cell Systems reported. New Blood Test Can Detect Early Signs of 8 Kinds of Cancer Washington, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Scientists have developed a noninvasive blood test that can detect signs of eight types of cancer long before any symptoms of the disease arise. China City Tests Air Purifier Tower Beijing, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The city of Xian -in northwest China- continues today testing a 100 meters high tower that will purify the air during pollution days, a worrying phenomenon in the country. Cuba to Attend Global Game Jam Havana, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban developers will participate for fourth time in the Global Game Jam, world''s largest, in which they will create a fun video game, the official press reported today. Japan in Maximum Alert After Detecting Virus in Dead Goshawk Tokyo, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina)Japan today raised the bird flu alert to the maximum level after detecting a highly pathogenic strain of this virus in a dead goshawk found in a park in southern Tokyo according to local authorities. Breastfeeding Reduces the Risk of Diabetes in Mothers Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) When a mother breastfeeds her child for six months or more it reduces her risk of diabetes up to 47 percent, said a study by the American Medical Association (AMA) published on Wednesday. Latin American and European Pediatricians Hold Conference in Cuba Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Latin American and European pediatricians will participate in the 28th Conference on that specialty that will begin on January 24, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Cuban Society of Pediatrics, the organizers announced today. Megalithic Era Sarcophagus Discovered in India New Delhi, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Indian archaeologists discovered a rare two-thousand-year-old sarcophagus in a cave in the southeastern state of Kerala, The Hindu newspaper reported today. Mali to Implement Projects to Mitigate Climate Change Effects Bamako, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The government platform Reso Climat Mali will finance 15 projects of nongovernmental organizations with local initiatives of sustainable adaptation to mitigate the effects of climate change, the national press points out today. China's Push for Solar Boosts Clean Energy Funding Near Record London, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) China's insatiable appetite for solar power led to a surprise increase in global clean-energy investment last year even as U.S. President Donald Trump pushed to undermine pollution rules and curbs on coal. Fracking Is One of the Least Sustainable Energy Methods London, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Shale gas, obtained by hydraulic fracturing (fracking), is one of the least sustainable energy options, according to a study by the University of Manchester released today. Cuban Seismologist Analyzes Significance of Earthquake in Honduras Santiago de Cuba, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Dr. Fernando Guasch, a member chapter of the Global Network for Disaster Reduction in the Caribbean, highlighted today the regional nature of the 7.6 magnitude quake on January 9 in the Swan Islands, Honduras. Uganda Confirms Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Outbreak Kampala, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Uganda''s health ministry on Monday confirmed an outbreak of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in the central district of Nakaseke. Cuba Predicts an Increase in Forest Fires by 2018 Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban experts have estimated an increase in forest fires by 2018, due to the great number of trees brought down and foliage accumulated today on the ground. Nigeria Reports Three Deaths Due to Lassa Fever Abuja, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The government of the Nigerian state of Ebonyi confirmed today the death of three people due to Lassa fever. Australian Turtle, a Victim of Global Warming Canberra, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) Experts of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Australia have warned today that the rising sea temperatures in the Great Barrier Reef has caused that green turtles born are female. More Than Three Million Motor Vehicles Circulate in China Beijing, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) China closed 2017 with 310 million vehicles in circulation, of which 33.5 million are recently incorporated, the Ministry of Public Security confirmed today. Burning Tanker Off Chinese Coast Sinks Beijing, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) An oil tanker, registered in Panama, sank today off the coast of China, one week after colliding with another and remaining in flames. US Accuses Russian VK Social Network of Piracy Moscow,Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) A fresh report issued by the US Trade Representative''s Office accused Russia''s social network VK, also known as Vkontakte, of infringing intellectual property rights, despite the efforts exerted by the company''s management to cope with piracy. US Weekly Requests for Subsidies Increase Washington, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Weekly applications for unemployment benefits in the United States increased by 11,000 requests, its highest level since the end of September, reports the Labor Department today.