The “resuscitation” of dead pigs, promise of progress and source of questions

Scientists succeeded on Wednesday in reviving blood circulation and the functioning, for a few hours, of cells in the bodies of deceased pigs. This medical feat is the promise of significant progress on the surgical front. But if science has never resurrected pigs, a phenomenon observed during the experiment leaves the door open to dizzying … Read more

A promising new treatment for obesity

A chronic metabolic disease that affects more than 8 million French people, obesity has often suffered from a lack of therapeutic innovation. 202033879/zinkevych – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – An injectable molecule opens very promising perspectives for the management of the disease. These are data that were eagerly awaited. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine … Read more

a fifth patient in the world considered cured, a real step forward?

By Eliana Seroussi Published yesterday at 6:54 p.m., Update yesterday at 7:42 p.m. Considered cured, the patientCity of Hopehas lived over thirty years with HIV. solomonus_/stock.adobe.com After living more than thirty years with HIV, the patient “City of Hope” entered the stage of remission. However, “the ideal cure would be to eradicate the virus from … Read more

the Île-de-France region first concerned

More than 1,300 cases have been declared in Île-de-France, where more than 8,000 vaccine injections have already been performed, i.e. 70% of vaccinations in France. With more than 1,300 cases declared in Île-de-France, including 15 female and 4 pediatric (including one under investigation), the Ile-de-France region is particularly affected by the monkeypox epidemic, underlines the … Read more

first death of a patient infected with monkeypox

This is the first death ever recorded in Europe of a patient infected with this disease. The Spanish Ministry of Health announced on Friday the death of a person suffering from monkeypox, considered to be the first death ever recorded in Europe of a patient infected with this disease. In Spain, one of the countries … Read more

taste and smell remain permanently affected in 5% of patients, according to a study

According to the study of British Medical Journalsix months after their contamination, 2% of patients say they have not regained their taste and 4% their sense of smell. Some 5% of people with Covid-19 experience a lasting disturbance of their sense of smell or taste, estimates a large study published Thursday, July 28, while it … Read more

A French Alzheimer’s specialist suspected of fraud in the United States

Clinical laboratory research aimed at developing a possible cure for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. TEK IMAGE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Science Photo Library via AFP STORY – Author of a reference article in 2006, Sylvain Lesné would have manipulated many figures in his work. A promising drug carried by a young pharmaceutical laboratory; a scientist who sets out … Read more

The loss of the Y chromosome weakens the heart of men

The study published in the journal Science opens new perspectives for research on age-related pathologies in humans. georgerudy – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – This genetic anomaly affects 40% of people over 70 and increases the risk of cardiovascular pathologies. The Y chromosome, present only in humans, can disappear with age. If it may come as a … Read more

Why is the anti-Covid pill so little used in France?

Advised to people at risk of severe form, Paxlovir has only been prescribed to 20,000 patients, according to Health Insurance. IPA/IPA/Sipa USA via Reuters Connect DECRYPTION – The Paxlovid nevertheless benefits from sufficient stocks and real medical efficiency. Six months after its authorisation, Paxlovid remains very little used. The effectiveness of the only antiviral authorized … Read more

Inter-LGBT castigates the government’s “lack of preparation”

France has 1,567 confirmed cases of monkeypox, according to the latest report from Public Health France, established on Thursday, against 912 a week earlier. The Inter-LGBT “rebels“Monday July 25”in the face of inaction, lack of preparation and transparency of the governmentregarding the monkey pox epidemic, referring to “difficulties in making an appointment» for a vaccination … Read more