According to a study, mosquitoes often bite during the day

Published on : 05/18/2022 – 04:48 Malaria vector mosquitoes in Africa almost exclusively do not bite at night. A study conducted in Bangui, Central African Republic, shows that 20-30% of bites occur during the day, far more than we thought. This could be used to check the means of combating malaria. The study, published on … Read more

Discovery of a potent human monoclonal antibody specific for SARS-CoV-2 RBD

A recent article published on the website of bioRxiv* Preprint server demonstrated the structural basis for the neutralization of omicron variants of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) by 002-S21F2, an extended neutralizing antibody of SARS-CoV-2. Study: Structural prospects for the neutralization of BA.1 and BA.2 omicron variants by a broadly neutralizing SARS-CoV-2 antibody. … Read more

Montreal Public Health is investigating 17 suspected cases of monkeypox

MONTREAL — Health officials are investigating 17 suspected cases of monkeypox in the Montreal area. Montreal’s regional director of public health said at a news conference Thursday that suspected cases of monkeypox had not yet been confirmed by a laboratory, but based on recent outbreaks in Europe and one reported case in the United States, … Read more

What your eyes reveal about your health

The University of California, San Diego has just developed a smartphone application capable of instantly and easily detecting the early signs of several neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease. As ? Via the phone’s camera, which can track changes in a person’s pupil size with a resolution of less than a millimeter. Analysis of these measures … Read more

No, there are (still) no cases of tiger mosquitoes in Brittany in 2022

Of Write Morbihan Published on 19-May-22 at 6:01 p.m News Morbihan See my messages Follow this media The tiger mosquito will start colonizing Brittany in 2021. Cases have been identified in Auray, Domagne, Rennes, Camors and Plomelin. No cases were reported in 2022, according to ARS. ©Gabriel Kenedi After the Asian hornet, another invasive species … Read more

Up to 10 IQ loss points…: what the Covid can really do to the brain

A patient affected by Covid-19 about to undergo a CT scan. ©Ludovic Marin / AFP neurological impact British researchers have studied the consequences of severe forms of Covid on the brain. According to this University of Cambridge study, persistent cognitive deficits have been identified, resulting in an effect identical to aging from 50 to 70 … Read more