Fetuses exposed to these substances would sleep longer during adolescence

THE ESSENTIAL Chlorpyrifos and pyrethroids are two pesticides commonly found in insecticides. The need for sleep varies from person to person, generally varying between 6 and 10 hours. “Our study shows that early exposure to pesticides, even before child birth, can have lasting effects on adolescent sleep health,” says Astrid Zamora, lead author of a … Read more

Ukraine releases video of arrested Putin adviser asking for action

Ukraine on Monday released video of an arrested close associate of Vladimir Putin asking to be exchanged for soldiers and civilians in the besieged city of Mariupol, while Russian state television aired videos of two British prisoners urging London to announce their release to negotiate. • Also read: Ukraine: Five “powerful” rocket attacks on Lviv, … Read more

Sixth Wave | The effect can be felt in the emergency room

The emergency rooms are overcrowded this Easter weekend. Authorities are urging Quebec residents to avoid travel as much as possible. Updated April 16th Leah Carrier The press COVID-19 continues to hit the network hard. In the greater Montreal area, the various Integrated Health and Human Services Centers (CIUSSS) have all reported heavy traffic. They asked … Read more

What we know about the long Covid and the persistence of the symptoms

Many people report symptoms persisted several months after infection with SARS-CoV-2. This “post-Covid” condition is still poorly understood, but is currently the subject of rigorous research to better define it frequency in the general population and to decipher the underlying physiopathological mechanisms. Out of persistent symptoms which have been described most frequently in the scientific … Read more