Health

why dengue is breaking records this year

Like every summer, mosquitoes have played the role of disrupting sunny days over the past few months. But more than in previous years, tiger mosquitoes transmitted dengue fever in France. From 1er May (start of the annual surveillance period) to September 20, 47 autochthonous cases, therefore contracted in France, were identified by Public Health France …

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Charcot’s disease: towards therapies targeting the mitochondria

Preliminary research had resulted in the “creation” of a mouse model capable of reproducing certain forms of Charcot’s disease linked to genetic mutations causing mitochondrial dysfunction (read opposite). After this very remarkable first work, the team of Pr Véronique Paquis-Flucklinger, director of the genetics department at the University Hospital of Nice, publishes new studies which …

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Charcot’s disease: towards therapies targeting the mitochondria

Preliminary research had resulted in the “creation” of a mouse model capable of reproducing certain forms of Charcot’s disease linked to genetic mutations causing mitochondrial dysfunction (read opposite). After this very remarkable first work, the team of Pr Véronique Paquis-Flucklinger, director of the genetics department at the University Hospital of Nice, publishes new studies which …

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Sixteen cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda since the start of the epidemic

Sixteen cases of Ebola have been identified in Uganda since Tuesday and the announcement by the authorities of the presence of an “epidemic” in the center of the country, announced Sunday the Ministry of Health. On Friday, health authorities announced that four people had died of the Ebola virus in three days. All the deaths …

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Mac Lesggy explains why sugar is necessary for health

Some say that we should do without them, that they bring nothing to our body, and yet! If they are useless, sugars are nevertheless essential. In the broad sense, these are carbohydrates, these molecules found in foods, fruits, vegetables, legumes or even starches. They allow to provide the energy our body needs to function. Carbohydrates …

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An evening to support relatives of Alzheimer’s patients in Monaco

“Un Alzheimer’s patient, it’s a whole family that suffers.” While September 21 was World Alzheimer’s Day, Catherine Pastor, president of the Monegasque Association for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease (AMPA), invited around a hundred people to the Beaux-Arts cinema on Tuesday evening. On the program: the screening of the film A crazy life by Ann Sirot …

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The flu is likely to strike this winter, even if the Covid is still there

During the press conference on the vaccination against the seasonal flu, the virologist could not ignore the Covid-19. “Sometimes people think the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine also protects them against the flu. It is not the case at all! These are two different viruses, which are not even from the same family. The symptoms are similar, because …

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the government makes access to the morning after pill free for all

Access to emergency contraception, or the morning after pill, will become free for all women regardless of their age, in pharmacies and without a prescription, announces the Minister of Health, François Braun, in an interview posted online. Tuesday, September 20 by the daily 20 minutes. Screening for sexually transmitted infections will also be free and …

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