Stroke, hypertension … Regular naps would not be so beneficial, according to a study

How to explain it? For clinical psychologist Michael Grandner, who was not involved in the study, these results show that napping is often a sign of sleep problems. “Although taking a nap in itself is not harmful, many people who take naps may do so because of poor sleep at night. Poor nighttime sleep is … Read more

USA: Man cured of HIV and cancer after stem cell transplant

To achieve this remission, the “City of Hope patient”, as he is nicknamed, received a bone marrow transplant “nearly three and a half years ago” to fight against his leukaemia, explains the organization. “He received a blood stem cell transplant. […] from a donor who had a rare genetic mutation”called CCR5, she continues. “CCR5 is … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine: does the booster dose “considerably prolong the duration of the infection”?

First of all, note that the article in question is not a study strictly speaking, but a correspondence. In it, a team from Massachusetts General Hospital, an establishment attached to the prestigious Harvard Medical School in Boston, carried out PCRs for two weeks and cultured the samples from 66 patients with Covid-19. The data collected … Read more

Monkey pox: “We are facing a new pandemic”, warns Professor Caumes on LCI

However, the spread remains limited compared to that of Covid-19, a much more deadly disease – no death from monkeypox has so far been recorded in Europe, the disease generally recovering spontaneously. “Covid-19, a respiratory disease, is much more contagious than a disease that is transmitted through sexual contact or close intimate contact.explains Éric Caumes. … Read more

Ticks invade forests in France: what recommendations if you are bitten?

The safest method remains the tick remover, sold in pharmacies. To use it, simply slip the hook under the tick without crushing it and perform, once close to the skin, a rotating movement to take the entire insect. Then disinfect the wound with an antiseptic and wash your hands. If you don’t have these special … Read more

Covid-19: an immunological deficiency responsible for almost a quarter of severe forms in vaccinees

A study was conducted on a cohort of 48 patients, aged 20 to 80, who developed a severe to critical form following an infection with the Delta variant, despite a complete vaccination schedule with an mRNA vaccine. As Inserm states in a press release, “The idea was thus to rule out severe forms that may … Read more

Spain easily beat the Czech Republic in the Nations League

Spain confirms its good form in the League of Nations. After their victory against Switzerland on Thursday (1-0), they easily beat the Czech Republic on Sunday (2-0) at La Rosaleda in Malaga as part of the 4th day of the League of Nations. This success allows La Roja to take the lead in group 2 … Read more

Unusual in Mons: a cat robot welcomes you to this new restaurant (video)

By C.Joly | Published on 06/11/2022 at 11:43 Don’t be surprised when you enter this new Mons restaurant. Here it’s not a traditional welcome, it’s a chat robot that takes care of you! He brings you to your table, reads you jokes… *** ** **** **** ****** *** *********** ********* **** *** ************ ******* ** … Read more

Hugo Lloris, captain of the Blues, before the match in Austria: “We are back to the wall”

“After the defeat against Denmark at home (2-1) and the draw in Croatia (1-1), do you have a spirit of revenge in Austria?We have our backs against the wall in this group stage. We must not take away the good things we have been able to do, but we are short of points. Denmark took … Read more

The EU imposes a single charger for smartphones (including Apple) from 2024

“Consumers will no longer need a different charging device and cable each time they buy a new device, they will be able to use one charger for all their small and medium-sized electronic devices.”eliminating unnecessary accessories, welcomed the Parliament. “While charging systems locked consumers into a brand and forced us to accumulate cables at the … Read more