Stroke, hypertension … Regular naps would not be so beneficial, according to a study

How to explain it? For clinical psychologist Michael Grandner, who was not involved in the study, these results show that napping is often a sign of sleep problems. “Although taking a nap in itself is not harmful, many people who take naps may do so because of poor sleep at night. Poor nighttime sleep is … Read more

Marquinhos (PSG), winner of the Champions Trophy: “We did a good preparation”

Marquinhos, the captain of PSG, after the victory against FC Nantes: “It’s very important, we wanted to win in style. We had worked well. The team was compact, we did what was necessary. We are well, better and better in the system with 3 behind. It took time to adapt. We made a few small … Read more

Jellyfish, mosquitoes: our best natural remedies to relieve itching

Mosquito saliva is a powerful anticoagulant that helps it draw blood. In contact with the skin, it can cause more or less intense itching. Rest assured, there are many ways to calm yourself down quickly. Ice cubes Nothing like the cold to soothe the itching. Ice cubes are a weapon of choice to numb temporary … Read more

USA: Man cured of HIV and cancer after stem cell transplant

To achieve this remission, the “City of Hope patient”, as he is nicknamed, received a bone marrow transplant “nearly three and a half years ago” to fight against his leukaemia, explains the organization. “He received a blood stem cell transplant. […] from a donor who had a rare genetic mutation”called CCR5, she continues. “CCR5 is … Read more

England defeat Sweden and go to the final of their Euro at Wembley

The game: 4-0 England gave a lesson in realism on Tuesday in the semi-finals of their Euro against Sweden (4-0). Applied in both surfaces, she achieved everything that the French had failed to do against the Netherlands (1-0 after extra time, Saturday) and everything they will have to do on Wednesday against Germany to go … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine: does the booster dose “considerably prolong the duration of the infection”?

First of all, note that the article in question is not a study strictly speaking, but a correspondence. In it, a team from Massachusetts General Hospital, an establishment attached to the prestigious Harvard Medical School in Boston, carried out PCRs for two weeks and cultured the samples from 66 patients with Covid-19. The data collected … Read more

Monkey pox: “We are facing a new pandemic”, warns Professor Caumes on LCI

However, the spread remains limited compared to that of Covid-19, a much more deadly disease – no death from monkeypox has so far been recorded in Europe, the disease generally recovering spontaneously. “Covid-19, a respiratory disease, is much more contagious than a disease that is transmitted through sexual contact or close intimate contact.explains Éric Caumes. … Read more

Tour de France: Jonas Vingegaard wins solo at Hautacam and takes a big step towards final victory

Jonas Vingegaard was the strongest. The Yellow Jersey won Thursday at the top of Hautacam, during the 18th stage of the Tour de France, ahead of Tadej Pogacar who crossed the line 1’04 behind. While he will still have to manage the Rocamadour time trial on Saturday, the Dane is almost certain to win the … Read more

Tadej Pogaçar after the 17th stage of the Tour de France: “We will still be able to attack”

“This stage was again very hard. What effects could these efforts have for the next few days?I hope everything will go normally. Even if we are only four riders left in the team, we are going to go through the stages with a lot of optimism. Today (Wednesday), Mikkel Bjerg and Brandon McNulty were very … Read more

Borussia Dortmund: Edin Terzic evokes the illness of Sébastien Haller

Edin Terzic (Borussia Dortmund coach): “The week went very well until yesterday. (Monday). You have all heard the news around Sébastien Haller. Of course, we were shocked. Personally, I learned about it about half an hour before leaving for the game (friendly against Valencia, lost 1-3). It’s not easy for all of us to think … Read more