Focus on a serious infection in adults and children: meningococcal meningitis

You may also be interested The meningococcal meningitis is an infection perceived as rare, yet in 2019 doctors recorded more than one case per day and more than one death per week on average in our country. Indeed, a study by Public Health France and the Institut Pasteur reports 459 cases diagnosed and 55 deaths … Read more

This newly discovered form of dementia is very common among seniors

You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Soon a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease? A blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease that could be done at your doctor’s office would soon be possible. In 2019, neuroscientists at the University of Kentucky in the United States discovered a form of dementia dubbed “Late” (for Limbic-predominant … Read more

Where does Alzheimer’s disease come from? Study challenges main theory

ALZHEIMER – “These new elements upset what we think about the progression of Alzheimer’s disease”, concluded the American biologist Ralph Nixon, following the publication of a study on Alzheimer’s disease, which he directed, in the review Nature Neuroscience. Published Thursday, June 2, it describes new mechanisms that can lead to Alzheimer’s disease and thus adds … Read more

One in six people have a headache every day, the majority of them women

the headache is one of the most common ailments in the world. One team wanted to take stock and summarize the data from numerous studies available on the subject. What are the most common types of headaches? What are their durations ? Their work was published on April 12 in the journal The Headache and … Read more

The brain grows and shrinks throughout life

You may also be interested [EN VIDÉO] BigBrain, the high-resolution 3D atlas of the human brain The collaboration between German and Canadian scientists has resulted in 3D modeling of the human brain at the record resolution of 0.02 mm, 50 times better than what was done before. This project is called BigBrain, here it is … Read more