Vaccine misinformation is driving netizens to search for ‘clean blood’

AFP, published on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 07:32 An anti-vaccination opponent who refuses a transfusion for life-saving surgery for fear of contagion, an organization that brings together unvaccinated donors: Misinformation about Covid-19 has led to a so-called “pure-blood” movement. The movement is promoting conspiracy theories that receiving transfusions from people vaccinated against Covid is … Read more

A study links our appearance to our health

A study links our appearance to our health

Is the aging of the body and mind reflected in our oval? This is suggested by a recent Dutch study, conducted on a series of photographs and published on Tuesday 10 January in the British Journal of Dermatology. Looking younger or older than your age is a very subjective observation that often occurs from the … Read more

How to reduce your risk of having a stroke

Stroke, something to be afraid of but which can be avoided. Let us already recall what it is. It is a stroke, that is, damage caused by a clot or bleeding in the brain. Nearly 25% of accidents occur before the age of 65 and the consequences range from minimal changes detected on the scanner … Read more

how to strengthen your immune system?

Food is one of the ways to support our immune defences. We often immediately think of citrus fruits, rich in vitamin C because this vitamin is often associated with immunity. It actually has an anti-infective role. But other vitamins also contribute to the proper functioning of the immune system. Vitamin A found in carrots, sweet … Read more

L’Oréal targeted by a complaint in the United States over relaxers

AFP, published on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 02:09 An American woman, long time user of hair straightening products and currently being monitored for uterine cancer, filed a civil complaint against L’Oréal on Friday, her lawyers announced, shortly after the publication of a study establishing a link between both. Well-known lawyer Ben Crump launched the … Read more

Already in a Covid wave, France begins to vaccinate against the flu

AFP, published on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 05:10 France launches its flu vaccination campaign on Tuesday, the authorities hoping to avoid a heavy epidemic in a health context already marked by a wave of Covid-19. “There is every interest in getting vaccinated quickly for people at risk,” warned immunologist Jean-Daniel Lelièvre in early October, … Read more

Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Silent Threat

AFP, published on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 05:53 They often go unnoticed but are potentially dangerous: some sexually transmitted infections continue to increase, especially among young people, pushing the government to expand access to screening after the Covid low. “We are going to pay the price for the Covid pandemic”: it has “delayed screenings” … Read more

new call for “vigilance” from the government

AFP, published on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 1:49 p.m. The government on Wednesday launched a new call for “vigilance” in the face of the “resurgence” of the Covid-19 epidemic, inviting those eligible to be vaccinated and to wear a mask in situations of potential contamination. “After months of calm, we are facing a resurgence. … Read more

Japan develops the world’s first technology to take the temperature remotely by mouth

News Health Technology 10/13/2022 Tokyo-based WDS has introduced the world’s first technology to remotely take oral temperature. The device detects the inside of the mouth using a facial recognition system, calculates the average temperature there and displays it on the screen. “If you want to get a precise figure, taking it by mouth is much … Read more

Top 8 Explanations Behind Rare Physical Features

We all have somewhat silly physical peculiarities like flipping our thumbs or moving our ears, but there are people who are born with truly unique differences. Sometimes it doesn’t change anything in their daily lives and it’s just intriguing, but there are also rare medical cases that can really ruin life. 1. People who don’t … Read more