Does the cold really give you a cold?

Does the cold really give you a cold?

By Soline Roy Released yesterday at 5:53 p.m., Update yesterday at 19.28. Respiratory viruses survive better in cool environments, which will also tend to irritate our nasal membranes and therefore make them more sensitive to attack. Zsolt Biczó/Adobe Stock DESCRIPTION – One of the first lines of defense at work in our nose would be … Read more

towards early detection with a simple test

towards early detection with a simple test

A Swedish team has just published promising results for a screening test targeting proteins based on sugars, glycosaminoglycans or glycans to detect cancers at an early stage. Elypta DESCRIPTION – A new blood and urine analysis technology developed in Sweden makes it possible to detect several types of tumors. It is important to detect cancer … Read more

PrEP, this “anti-AIDS pill”, which is essential in prevention

PrEP, this "anti-AIDS pill", which is essential in prevention

PrEP can be taken on an ad hoc basis or continuously if the lifestyle requires it. Mihai – DESCRIPTION – Use of this protection is increasing, but condom use is decreasing and the disease is circulating. Although we are still unable to cure patients infected with HIV, we still have more diversified means to … Read more

How healthy eating can reduce the risk of depression

By Anne Prigent Posted yesterday at 7:38 p.m., Update 4 hours ago The Mediterranean diet favoring, in particular, fish, vegetables and olive oil, has a protective effect against anxiety and depression. Anton – DECRYPTION – Psychonutrition studies the growing links between mental health and diet. War in Ukraine, climate change, risk of a new … Read more

the promise of electrical stimulation to improve memory

A session of transcranial electrical stimulation, called “alternating current”, carried out by the American research team of Professor Robert Reinhart. Prof. Robert Reinhart DECRYPTION – A non-invasive technique using microcurrents produces lasting effects on brain performance in older adults. Improve your memory in a lasting way thanks to a few sessions of transcranial electrical stimulation, … Read more

How to get back to sleep without drugs

By Christine Baudry Published yesterday at 6:45 p.m., Update yesterday at 6:45 p.m. The brain that demands rest sends signals that should not be overlooked. 59102940/olly – OUR HEALTH ADVICE – Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy has proven itself against insomnia. Everyone can learn to use it. “L’chronic insomnia is often linked to inappropriate behavior that we … Read more

beware of gurus and charlatans

By Anne Lefevre-Balleydier Posted yesterday at 12:03, Update 1 minute ago Anyone who offers illusory remedies can be considered a charlatan,” explains Simon Schraub. ADOBE STOCK INTERVIEW – Simon Schraub, professor emeritus of medicine and former administrator of the National League against Cancer, exposes the risks of excesses in health, and how to guard against … Read more

Monkey pox, an epidemic that remains quite mysterious

By Stephany Gardier Published on 08/12/2022 at 6:34 p.m., Update on 08/12/2022 at 6:34 p.m. Joao Luiz Bulcao/Hans Lucas DECRYPTION – Facilitated human transmission, unusual symptoms… The virus does not seem to behave quite like the one we know in Africa. Monkeypox epidemic is gaining momentum: three months after the first case was detected in … Read more

three members of the same family infected in a campsite in the Var

These three people were infected with monkeypox before their arrival. However, the health risks for the other occupants of the establishment are low. Three cases of monkeypox have been reported in a family on vacation at a campsite in the Var (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur), said the Regional Health Agency (ARS), in a press release. “It is … Read more

56,000 young people called to be vaccinated in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

The Regional Health Agency calls for mass vaccination of young people after twelve cases, including one death, recorded for a year. After twelve cases, including one death, of invasive meningococcal B infection with a new variant identified for almost a year, the Regional Health Agency (ARS) of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes called on 56,000 young people to to … Read more