an unprecedented “triple epidemic” of uncertain evolution, public health alert France

The flu hits the metropolis early, adding to a rebounding Covid and bronchiolitis at record levels. The “triple epidemic” facing France, with the simultaneous circulation of Covid, bronchiolitis and influenza, is “completely new“And its evolution still difficult to predict, underlined this Friday, December 2 Public Health France. The flu hits the metropolis early, adding to … Read more

Covid, 9th wave: Isolation, sick leave, childcare… What are the new rules in the event of a positive test or contact case?

Faced with the increase in positive cases of the 9th wave of Covid, are you familiar with the rules in force? The Independent takes stock. With an incidence rate of nearly 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, the 9th wave is clearly here in France and positive cases are increasing steadily in all regions of the … Read more

A urine biomarker for early stage diagnosis?

Screening as early as possible would allow rapid treatment in order to relieve patients and support caregivers. It’s in the magazine Frontiers in Aging Neurosciences which publishes the results of a study conducted by researchers from several Chinese universities. According to them, it is possible via a simple urine test to detect the decline of … Read more

Covid-19, flu, bronchiolitis… is it possible to be contaminated by several viruses at the same time?

the essential While several viruses are currently proliferating in France, health authorities are concerned about possible “co-infections”. Several diseases can indeed infect an organism at the same time. La Dépêche du Midi takes stock. An epidemic peak of bronchiolitis expected this week, an upward recovery in cases of Covid-19 contamination, an influenza epidemic already declared … Read more

What are the signs of prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer represents 25% of male cancers, its incidence increases with age. In most cases, it does not give symptoms. Prostate cancer remains the most common in men with approximately 50,000 new cases per year, nearly 8,000 people die from it each year. Most of the time, this cancer advances masked, it is asymptomatic and … Read more

How do you clear a smoker’s lungs?

The only way to clean the lungs of a person who smokes is to stop smoking permanently! No other alternative will eliminate the tars and toxic substances accumulated in the pulmonary alveoli. Explanations. We all know that tobacco has a deleterious impact on lung health. Each cigarette consumed directly attacks the respiratory system of smokers. … Read more

Less prescribed, progestins remain under surveillance

Cyproterone acetate, marketed under the name Androcur (Bayer), has seen its prescriptions drop sharply since 2018. This derivative of progesterone inhibits the effects of male sex hormones. The measures taken by Medicare and the National Medicines Safety Agency (ANSM) since 2018 have reduced the risk of meningioma linked to the use of this progestogen, the … Read more

what are the consequences for health?

THE ESSENTIAL Vitamin B12 is mainly found in foods of animal origin: offal, seafood, meat, fish, eggs and dairy products. B12 deficiency is therefore particularly common among vegan dieters. According to Health Insurance, people with a deficiency can suffer from anemia, paleness, shortness of breath, chronic fatigue, palpitations, headaches, dizziness, difficulty concentrating, finding motivation, etc. … Read more