Large study redefines the terms of the fight against cancer

Researchers have identified dozens of new mutations associated with cancer that could provide new clues about its multiple causes and help clinicians design better treatments. A team of English researchers from Cambridge University and University Hospital have just completed a body of work that could quickly weigh heavily in cancer research. By searching the genomes … Read more

Covid19. Omicron: first cases of BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants detected in France

Two new Omicron sublines, BA.4 and BA.5, were identified in early April and are subject to increased surveillance based on their genetic profile, announces Public Health France in its latest risk analysis on new SARS variants. CoV-2 released this week. This increases the number of sub-lines of the Omicron variant, which is largely dominant in … Read more

Covid-19 in Brittany: encouraging signs, but still more patients in intensive care – Coronavirus

Third week of health improvement in Brittany. And this time, even hospital activity is registering “a slight decrease”, notes the Regional Health Authority (ARS) Brittany. contamination 30,753 new positive cases were registered in Brittany this week, compared to 47,801 last week. That’s a drop of 36%, which is clearly accentuated compared to the two previous … Read more

A lack of Doliprane? “Don’t worry” in these pharmacies in Nevers

“Covid-19 has led to an increase in Doliprane consumption and to winter illnesses,” observes Pierre Demay, manager of the station pharmacy for ten years. Several forms of Doliprane are therefore missing from some pharmacies. But there is nothing to worry about, we are reassured, this Friday April 22nd in the pharmacies in downtown Nevers. Alternatives … Read more

COVID 19. Friday April 22: The situation in Brittany is improving

Coronavirus Posted on April 22, 2022 Here is the update on the health situation related to the coronavirus epidemic in Brittany, communicated by the ARS this Friday, April 22nd: “The improvement of the epidemiological situation of COVID-19 at the regional level is confirmed. Incidence rates are indeed declining sharply. However, hospital activity, which recorded a … Read more

Methods for smoking cessation

According to recent data, tobacco is the leading cause of preventable deaths in Belgium. Each year it directly causes the deaths of about 18,000 people. These figures underscore the dangers of cigarettes and the need for smokers to stop smoking. Today there are various solutions that allow those who want to quit smoking without too … Read more

new ways of understanding the harmful effects of chemotherapy

THE ESSENTIAL Almost 3.3 million French people are directly affected by infertility. This can affect both men and women and has been steadily increasing in recent years. Infertility is a public health problem affecting millions of couples in France, who are particularly vulnerable to chemotherapy. “Understanding the mechanisms behind these adverse effects is a priority … Read more

Dentures can affect diet

THE ESSENTIAL The removable prosthesis is made of plastic. In contrast to the total denture, the partial denture has hooks. In France, the “100% health” basket, accessible to all citizens who have taken out a responsible supplementary health insurance contract, allows dentures (crowns, bridges, prostheses) at no additional cost. A denture is a device that … Read more