a draft profile of patients, according to the WHO

A first portrait of patients affected by the current outbreak of monkeypox cases is emerging, according to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO). The most common profile is that of a man under 40, living in Europe, having sex with men, with rashes all over his body and fever. This is only a crude … Read more

Ticks invade forests in France: what recommendations if you are bitten?

The safest method remains the tick remover, sold in pharmacies. To use it, simply slip the hook under the tick without crushing it and perform, once close to the skin, a rotating movement to take the entire insect. Then disinfect the wound with an antiseptic and wash your hands. If you don’t have these special … Read more

Alopecia drug approved in the United States

The American Medicines Agency (FDA) authorized on Monday June 13 a drug against a severe form of alopecia, a disease causing hair loss or body hair and affecting more than 300,000 people each year in the United States. Read alsoAlopecia: hair loss affects many women Baricitinib is the first oral tablet to fight this condition, … Read more

A successful liver makeover could revolutionize transplants

STORY – A graft was kept for three days, and treated, before being reimplanted in a patient. “A race against time”is how all professionals describe organ transplantation. Twelve hours for the liver, four for the heart: the maximum time between removal and reimplantation depends on the organ but never exceeds a few hours. Beyond that, … Read more

driver charged with manslaughter

On Saturday, a taxi driver driving his Tesla Model 3 for personal use lost control of his vehicle in the 13e district of Paris, causing one death and 19 injuries. On Saturday December 11, a taxi driver driving his Tesla Model 3 for personal use lost control of his vehicle in the 13e district of … Read more

A surgeon grafted an ear implant printed from human cells

An American medical team announced on Thursday June 2 that it had for the first time grafted a human ear implant created from the cells of the treated patient and using a 3D printer, a procedure which should be able to help people suffering a rare birth defect. Read alsoHow virtual reality is transforming medical … Read more

Tattoos to heal souls and beautify damaged bodies

After a mastectomy or to hide alopecia or scoliosis, “therapeutic” tattoos are on the rise. “I was tired of being blind on one breast!” The four cancers she contracted over a period of fifteen years have in no way damaged the humor of Elisa Fernandez. At the beginning of the year, after a third breast … Read more

The “laser” to quit smoking: beware of smoking

AFP, published on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 10:53 am With the laser, “stop smoking in one session”, “success rate of 85%”: these enticing promises swarm on the internet in France. But beware, this technique, like other supposedly miracle methods, is not scientifically validated, warn doctors and authorities. “1 year warranty & no weight gain”, … Read more

a first confirmed case of infection in France

The man who contracted this virus – also called “monkey pox” – in Île-de-France has no history of travel to a country where the virus is circulating, according to health authorities. A first confirmed case of “Monkeypox” or “monkey pox” was detected Thursday, May 20 in Ile-de-France, health authorities announced on Friday. He is a … Read more

Tesla would have preferred Germany to France to create its European factory more quickly

Tesla chose in the fall of 2019 to create a European factory in Germany, near Berlin, but it was not the only country in the running. There was also talk of Spain, the Netherlands and also France to install the new “Gigafactory”, the name given by the car manufacturer to its factories. The Express returned … Read more