Health Insurance launches a campaign to raise awareness among the French

Unusual shortness of breath, rapid weight gain, edema of the feet and ankles, excessive fatigue… are all symptoms of this disease which affects at least 1.5 million French people. Heart failure, which affects at least 1.5 million French people and continues to progress, is not well enough known, according to Health Insurance, which announced Tuesday, … Read more

Drivers of electric cars more often involved in accidents

According to a study by the insurer Axa, electric cars are involved in 50% more accidents than thermal cars. According to a study by the insurer Axa carried out in Switzerland on 1,200 people, “electric car drivers cause 50% more collisions causing damage to their own vehicle than owners of traditional combustion models“. A problem … Read more

Conservative social network Parler authorized by Google again

Google on Friday (September 2) ended the suspension of popular conservative social network Parler, ousted from its app download platform after the attack on the Capitol in January 2021 due to an overly lax moderation policy on inciting content. to violence. All apps on Google Play that feature content created by its users must implement … Read more

Good physical activity seems to limit the risks associated with Covid

People who engage in regular physical activity are less likely to catch Covid-19 and develop a severe form, concludes a study published on Tuesday August 23, which however has many limitations. “Regular physical activity is associated with a lower risk of infection” to the coronavirus, as well as a better prognosis for “hospitalizations, severity and … Read more

monkeypox causes resurgence of ‘trauma of the AIDS years’

A man gets vaccinated in Paris, July 27, 2022. ALAIN JOCARD/AFP TESTIMONIALS – Particularly affected by this disease, they denounce chaotic management by the public authorities. It all started with buttons. On arms, legs, genitals. Symptoms that immediately alert Sébastien, a 32-year-old Ile-de-France resident, already well informed about monkeypox, the first weekend in July. “I … Read more

A new virus, Langya, identified in China, dozens of cases

Several dozen people in China have contracted a new virus, called Langya, of animal origin, according to scientists who rule out at this stage the risk of human-to-human transmission. The Langya henipavirus (LayV) virus causes symptoms in humans such as fever, fatigue, cough, nausea and headache. Read alsoMonkey pox: our answers on the origin of … Read more

Facial herpes, a virus possibly 5000 years old

The modern strain of the facial herpes virus, which causes cold sores, dates back around 5,000 years, according to the authors of a recent study. “We were able to determine that the variations of the modern strains all date back to some time in the late Neolithic, early Bronze Age“, explained Christiana Scheib, co-lead author … Read more

the government will mobilize “additional arms” to vaccinate

The town hall of Paris called on Monday for “emergency measures” from the state to obtain more doses and personnel vaccinating against this disease. A specific vaccination center opens this Tuesday in the capital. The government announced on Monday July 25 to mobilize “extra armsto vaccinate against monkeypox, at a time when elected officials and … Read more

a draft profile of patients, according to the WHO

A first portrait of patients affected by the current outbreak of monkeypox cases is emerging, according to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO). The most common profile is that of a man under 40, living in Europe, having sex with men, with rashes all over his body and fever. This is only a crude … Read more

Alopecia drug approved in the United States

The American Medicines Agency (FDA) authorized on Monday June 13 a drug against a severe form of alopecia, a disease causing hair loss or body hair and affecting more than 300,000 people each year in the United States. Read alsoAlopecia: hair loss affects many women Baricitinib is the first oral tablet to fight this condition, … Read more