the table specifies the symptoms and the transmission

AFP, published on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 08:19 How is monkeypox transmitted? Are there any symptoms specific to the current outbreak? After several months of the epidemic, we are beginning to learn more, with confirmation: the current contaminations are mainly linked to sexual intercourse. Three months after the start of the epidemic, nearly 28,000 … Read more

the tests will be reimbursed at 100%

AFP, published on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 09:44 Tests for the detection of the monkeypox virus will be reimbursed 100% by Health Insurance, said Saturday an order in the Official Journal, after a recommendation to this effect from the High Health Authority. “The development of the monkeypox epidemic implies being able to confirm cases … Read more

The immune system involved in brain damage linked to Covid-19 (study)

AFP, published on Tuesday, July 05, 2022 at 11:10 p.m. The immune response to Covid-19, which damages the blood vessels of the brain, could be responsible for the symptoms of “Covid long”, according to a study based on a low number of cases and published Tuesday by American researchers. The brains of nine people who … Read more

Alzheimer’s, the most famous dementia

AFP, published on Thursday, June 02, 2022 at 5:34 p.m. Alzheimer’s disease is the most well-known and widespread dementia, with no treatment currently available to cure or prevent it. She sees the patient irreparably losing his memory and his capacity for judgment, during an evolution which generally takes several years. At least 30 million people … 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 dose of vaccine sufficient for young people according to the WHO

AFP, published on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 6:28 p.m. One dose of the HPV vaccine, which causes uterine cancer, provides similar protection to two doses for those under 21, the WHO’s expert committee on vaccine policy said on Monday. Cancers of the cervix are almost always caused by a sexually transmitted infection with the … Read more