Suffering from Charcot’s disease, William films himself to “leave a trace”

Like William, which you can see in the video above, it starts with a loss of the ability to move the arms, the legs. Then when the muscles of the diaphragm and the chest wall are affected, the patients lose their breathing capacity and are put on assistance. According to medical statistics, death usually occurs … Read more

Thierry, 58, a father from Reunion with Charcot’s disease: “I have between 3 to 5 years left to live”

58-year-old Thierry has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) / Charcot’s disease. He was diagnosed a year ago, a blow for this father who loses the use of his limbs and his speech. The doctors tell him that he has between 3 and 5 years left to live. Thierry agrees to testify for LINFO.re. This Tuesday, June … Read more

stings in the eye to slow the progression of the disease

REPORTAGE – This disease, which leads to loss of vision, affects a quarter of people over 75 years old. Every day at the Quinze-Vingts hospital in Paris, 80 patients receive treatment directly injected into the eye to slow down its development. A spring morning at the Quinze-Vingts National Hospital in Paris. The man who has … Read more

Towards more zoonoses, with the risk of new pandemics

AFP, published on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 09:18 Sras, Mers, Ebola, avian flu, zika, Covid-19, HIV, monkey pox… Favored by our lifestyles, zoonoses, diseases transmitted to humans by animals, have multiplied in recent years, raising fears of the emergence of new pandemics. “The interface between humans and animals has become quite unstable,” said Dr. … Read more