Given that red hair doesn't adapt to warm climes, the gene could - at some point - become extinct. A year-old boy from Vancouver who ran the Facebook group was subjected to an investigation by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for possible hate crimes. The Races of Europe. Retrieved 19 August However, in Northern Europe this does not happen, so redheads can become more common through genetic drift. The Guardian. A study showed women with red hair had a greater analgesic response to that particular pain medication than men.
Several accounts by Greek writers mention redheaded people.
List of redheads
The child subsequently born to her was called Pyrrhus 'red-haired'either because he had red hair or because the disguised Achilles had been known at Lycomedes' court as Pyrrha. Retrieved 24 June The first and only festival for red heads in the United States was launched in One study found that people with red hair are more sensitive to thermal pain associated with naturally occurring low vitamin K levels while another study concluded that redheads are less sensitive to pain from multiple modalities, including noxious stimuli such as electrically induced pain. Red or ginger hair may come in a variety of shades from strawberry blond to auburn.