The authorities of the Alpes-Maritimes on alert in the face of the multiplication of dengue fever cases

On cannot speak of a dengue epidemic if we refer to the population, but rather of a cluster” reacts Professor Michel Carles, head of the infectious and tropical diseases department at the Nice University Hospital, faced with the multiplication, since August 23, of indigenous cases of dengue fever. This mostly mild tropical disease, caused by … Read more

soon a vaccine to protect babies from bronchiolitis?

The imminent return of winter raises fears of many new cases of bronchiolitis. This disease, which mainly affects newborns but also the elderly, is an acute respiratory viral infection affecting the bronchioles. This particularly dangerous winter virus causes inflammation that leads to respiratory discomfort. Signs of this disease include a strong cough and wheezing and … Read more

“It was to be expected”: we explain why dengue cases are increasing in the Var and the Alpes-Maritimes

An autochthonous case of dengue fever has been detected in the Alpes-Maritimes and five others have been identified in the Var, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Regional Health Agency said in recent days. These specific cases, caused by the bite of a tiger mosquito infected with the virus on the territory, come on top of the other … Read more

the Cité des sciences dares to explore the “monster”

AFP, published on Monday, September 05, 2022 at 10:22 am The plural is important: cancers are exhibited at the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie in Paris, which explores, with tact and accuracy, all the facets of this complex disease still surrounded by taboos. The challenge was daunting: “showing the disease in a science museum, … Read more

behind the physical symptoms, the psychological sequelae

The physical manifestations of monkeypox are well known, but beyond skin lesions, fatigue and bouts of fever, patients and those who have recovered report varied psychological repercussions related to pain, lack of information and support, but also to a certain stigma, even discrimination. While the WHO noted, Tuesday, August 30, “encouraging” signs in the evolution … Read more

“Without a complete vaccination, the disease will never be eradicated”

The discovery of a case of polio in the United States and traces of the virus in sewage in the United Kingdom and Israel raise fears of a resurgence of this disease declared as eradicated on a large part of the planet. A reminder of the importance of vaccination in the fight against poliomyelitis, for … Read more

what conditions is it effective for?

Clinical studies validate the effects of small needles with a high level of evidence for the treatment of pain, migraines and headaches. In traditional Chinese medicine, of which it is one of the elements, acupuncture aims to balance the vital energy, the Qi (pronounced “chee”), and thus to regulate the functioning of the organs. The … Read more

Doctolib accused of promoting alternative medicine

The platform believes that it is not its responsibility to “slice” the debate on alternative medicine. Is Doctolib supposed to list naturopaths, and other professionals of “alternative medicine»? The question agitated some Internet users last weekend, denouncing the presence on the health appointment booking platform of people who do not exercise a regulated activity. Doctolib … Read more

Tobacco and alcohol lead causes of cancer worldwide

Tobacco is by far the main element having favored cancer (33.9%), followed by alcohol (7.4%), according to the conclusions of a gigantic study published in the Lancet this Friday. Nearly half of cancers worldwide are attributable to a given risk factor, primarily tobacco and alcohol, concludes a gigantic study published Friday, August 19, emphasizing the … Read more