measles

Measles: the epidemic of stupidity

It is a highly contagious disease that was thought to have been eradicated by vaccination. Before the vaccine, up to two and a half million people died each year from measles. Thanks to vaccination campaigns, the disease should have disappeared completely. Today, however, there is a health alert all over the world.

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pollution of l'air

Humanity is in danger

Trois informations sont publiées quasiment en même temps ces dernières vingt-quatre heures. L’ONU, dans son état de la planète nous annonce qu’un quart des morts et des maladies dans le monde sont causées par les pollutions et les dégâts environnementaux ; une étude d’ampleur réalisée par des chercheurs allemands révèle que

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fitness activity

Chronic diseases: Physical activity is the best medicine

Inserm, the French public health agency, has just published an unprecedented report based on several years of expertise. According to it, physical activity is of paramount importance in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. People suffering from heart disease, respiratory diseases, cancer, diabetes or depression represent

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Robot at l'hospital

Robotics, genomics, nano: medicine is changing and no longer has anything to do with what it used to be.

Medicine is changing the landscape. It seems far away this image of the good doctor listening to his patients. Today's doctors have the means to radically change their practice. Genome exploration, predictive medicine, precision medicine, digital avatars, nano-objects, exploration and intervention robots... The doctors of the future, who we can see

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health

Epidemiology would be out of breath...

Professor Arnaud Fontanet, a renowned epidemiologist (1), declared: "After a period of splendour that could be called the 'glorious thirty years', from 1960 to 1990, epidemiology is beginning to run out of steam". Epidemiology provides methods for measuring the health status of a population and for identifying the causes of disease. It is

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cannabis

Cannabis would alter the sperm and DNA of future children...

Cannabis consumption is breaking records every year. 35 % of young men under 34 years of age report smoking it regularly*. A little firecracker can't hurt, they think. However, a new study shows that the active substance in cannabis may alter the sperm, which could lead to a decrease in the number of sperm cells in the semen, which in turn could lead to a decrease in the number of sperm cells in the semen.

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Alzheimer

Alzheimer's disease would be contagious

Recent work also suggests that Alzheimer's disease could, under certain conditions, be transmitted between individuals. More than fifty dementias resulting from neurodegenerative diseases have been identified to date, Alzheimer's disease being the most widespread. It is now estimated that about 35 million people suffer from the disease in the

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health

Hospital plan: Will big data make us sick?

Ce 18 septembre, trois jours après l’entrée en vigueur de la prise en charge des téléconsultations par l’Assurance Maladie, Emmanuel Macron présente son « plan hôpital ». Les investissements du gouvernement dans le domaine de l’intelligence artificielle et sa volonté de la voir, elle aussi, se mettre « en marche

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