US boosts monkeypox vaccination campaign

Preparing a monkeypox vaccination dose, June 6, 2022. CHRISTINNE MUSCHI / REUTERS US health authorities announced on Tuesday, June 28, the immediate distribution of 56,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine – five times the number of doses already distributed – in areas where transmission is high. It is now recommended that these vaccines be administered “persons … Read more

Covid-19: more than half of patients in intensive care retain sequelae, according to a study carried out in Toulouse

the essential When they leave an intensive care unit, more than 50% of patients retain physical and/or psychological sequelae. Covid-19 has brought to light the interest in managing post-resuscitation syndrome. Studies and projects are carried out at the Toulouse University Hospital. During the Covid-19 epidemic, several thousand people in France were admitted to intensive care … Read more

Covid-19: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s… contaminated people would be more at risk of developing neurodegenerative disorders, according to a Danish study

the essential According to a recent Danish study, people who have been positive for Covid-19 are more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s, or to have an ischemic stroke. New cases of Covid-19 contamination have started to rise again in France since the beginning of June, in particular because of the sub-variants of … Read more

our 4 strategies to finally succeed

THE ESSENTIAL Globally, the number of cases of obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. The body mass index or BMI is a good indicator of overweight and obesity: according to medical criteria, the weight is considered “normal” or “ideal” when the body mass index (BMI) of a male or female is between 18.5 kg/m² and … Read more

green light from the HAS for an extension of skills to nurses, pharmacists and midwives

Orange with Media Services, published on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 4:31 p.m. This Tuesday, June 28, the High Authority for Health (HAS) issued a favorable opinion on the extension of vaccination skills to nurses, pharmacists and midwives for children from two years old. HAS green light. With the objective of “increasing vaccination coverage”, the … Read more

Drugs and sex, the bad Charentais cocktail

For the psychiatrist, who works in parallel on behalf of the association Addictions France, this increasingly visible phenomenon can be explained after two years of health crisis and drastic restrictions. The consequences for patients are catastrophic. Experiments can last several hours or even days. Such a duration is only possible by multiplying the drugs. Where … Read more