Good physical activity seems to limit the risks associated with Covid

People who engage in regular physical activity are less likely to catch Covid-19 and develop a severe form, concludes a study published on Tuesday August 23, which however has many limitations. “Regular physical activity is associated with a lower risk of infection” to the coronavirus, as well as a better prognosis for “hospitalizations, severity and … Read more

A new virus, Langya, identified in China, dozens of cases

Several dozen people in China have contracted a new virus, called Langya, of animal origin, according to scientists who rule out at this stage the risk of human-to-human transmission. The Langya henipavirus (LayV) virus causes symptoms in humans such as fever, fatigue, cough, nausea and headache. Read alsoMonkey pox: our answers on the origin of … Read more

the government will mobilize “additional arms” to vaccinate

The town hall of Paris called on Monday for “emergency measures” from the state to obtain more doses and personnel vaccinating against this disease. A specific vaccination center opens this Tuesday in the capital. The government announced on Monday July 25 to mobilize “extra armsto vaccinate against monkeypox, at a time when elected officials and … Read more

women affected by menstrual disorders invited to declare them

Women affected by menstrual disorders that appeared after vaccination against Covid-19 are invited to declare them, the Medicines Agency (ANSM) said on Tuesday July 19, in a context of uncertainty about a direct link between vaccines and these troubles. Menstrual disorders declared after vaccination with an mRNA vaccine, namely those of Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, have … Read more

London investigates Google for abuse of dominant position

The UK Competition Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into Google’s online advertising practices, raising concerns about a possible abuse of a dominant position that could harm access to information for Britons . This is the second investigation opened by the CMA on Google and its parent company Alphabet after that on a possible illicit … Read more

Overweight men die more often from prostate cancer

The risk of dying from prostate cancer is higher in overweight men, concludes a large study published Thursday, May 5, without establishing a direct physiological link between these two phenomena. Read alsoCancers: “signaturesto paint a more accurate picture of tumors This study, published in the journal BMC Medicine, is of unprecedented scope on the subject. … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

Tesla recalls vehicles in China for the second time in less than a month

The American electric car giant Tesla is recalling nearly 15,000 vehicles in China for the second time this month due to a software problem, the Chinese regulator announced on Friday. The cars concerned have a defect in the speed display, said the market regulator (SAMR). “In extreme cases, this increases the risk of an accident … Read more