Pharmacists now allowed to inject all mandatory vaccines

In addition to the flu and Covid-19, pharmacists can, as of Monday, inject 14 additional vaccines in their pharmacies provided that patients have a prescription. The prerogatives of pharmacists are expanding. From this Monday, November 7, it is now possible to be injected with all the compulsory vaccines and their reminders in pharmacies, indicated the … Read more

When the allergy is born from a kiss or sexual intercourse

By Dr Nathalie Szapiro-Manoukian Posted yesterday at 7:45 p.m., Update yesterday at 9:41 p.m. An allergic reaction may occur after contact. 144083772/ALDECAstudio – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – People with allergies should be careful in any situation. The intimate sphere is not exempt from risks for allergy sufferers. A kiss by a loved one who has eaten … Read more

how the first womb transplant changed a family’s life

NARRATIVE – Suffering from a serious illness, Déborah is expecting her second baby after having benefited from the first uterus transplant in France. “Mom ?From the top of his 90 cm, Misha runs, his feet still stumbling, treading the floor of their apartment in Cannes. With laughing eyes, the child is a medical feat, the … Read more

Why allergies are on the rise

By Dr Nathalie Szapiro-Manoukian Published yesterday at 7:16 p.m., Update yesterday at 7:16 p.m. There are several families of allergens: chemical or medicinal, aerial, food, contact. Pixel-Shot – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – Between pollution, upheavals in biodiversity and new consumption habits, the number of people with allergies is soaring. The list of incriminated substances is growing, … Read more

The return of the mask deemed “necessary” by the Academy of Medicine in the face of the triple epidemic of Covid, bronchiolitis and influenza

The institution on rue Bonaparte fears co-infections which could weigh on hospital services. Are we going to see the big comeback of surgical masks and FFP-2? This is what the National Academy of Medicine would like, which believes that “the mask becomes necessary again” as winter approaches. The conjunction of three phenomena justifies this recommendation … Read more

A psychedelic treatment for depression?

Researchers have just published the largest clinical trial ever conducted to assess the effect of psilocybin, a psychoactive substance found naturally in hallucinogenic mushrooms. For years, scientists have been studying the therapeutic effect of psychedelics, substances that are often prohibited. However, despite this renewed interest, large-scale studies are still lacking. On Wednesday, researchers took an … Read more

The tiger mosquito responsible for the first case of autochthonous arbovirosis in New Aquitaine

By Jean Cittone Posted on 10/31/2022 at 2:57 p.m., Update on 10/31/2022 at 6:59 p.m. 85% of the Gironde population is currently affected by the proliferation of the tiger mosquito. frank29052515 / stock.adobe.com Present in Gironde since 2004, the tiger mosquito is increasingly present in Bordeaux and in the department, adapting very well to the … Read more

Stomach aches, disturbed transit, bloating… What to do about irritable bowel syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome affects approximately 5% of the population in France, most often women. Symptoms can appear at any age, but young adults are more often affected. Adobe Stock OUR HEALTH ADVICE – This syndrome affects the daily lives of millions of people in France. But it is not always easy to navigate through the … Read more

Pfizer announces positive results on babies

According to these results, the vaccine was found to be about 82% effective in preventing severe cases in a baby’s first three months, and about 69% in the following six months. The American group Pfizer announced Tuesday positive results for newborns and infants from a clinical trial on a vaccine against the respiratory syncytial virus … Read more

With global warming, tropical diseases threaten France

A tiger mosquito. frank29052515 – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – Insects, mammals, migratory birds… All of them can carry pathogens that pose risks to human and animal health. Temperature rises alter their life cycles and geographic distribution. Mosquitoes transmitting dengue in mainland France, perhaps soon Zika or chikungunya. Crimean-Congo fever in Spain and the tick that carries … Read more