A new virus, Langya, identified in China, dozens of cases

Several dozen people in China have contracted a new virus, called Langya, of animal origin, according to scientists who rule out at this stage the risk of human-to-human transmission. The Langya henipavirus (LayV) virus causes symptoms in humans such as fever, fatigue, cough, nausea and headache. Read alsoMonkey pox: our answers on the origin of … Read more

the big vaccination center in Paris recalls vaccinated people

This recall is due to a faulty refrigerator which prevented the conservation of vaccines at the correct temperature. A break in the cold chain at the beginning of August within the large Parisian vaccination center against monkeypox, requires repeating the injections carried out on those days, i.e. nearly 500 people, the town hall of Paris … Read more

A promising new treatment for obesity

A chronic metabolic disease that affects more than 8 million French people, obesity has often suffered from a lack of therapeutic innovation. 202033879/zinkevych – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – An injectable molecule opens very promising perspectives for the management of the disease. These are data that were eagerly awaited. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine … Read more

a fifth patient in the world considered cured, a real step forward?

By Eliana Seroussi Published yesterday at 6:54 p.m., Update yesterday at 7:42 p.m. Considered cured, the patientCity of Hopehas lived over thirty years with HIV. solomonus_/stock.adobe.com After living more than thirty years with HIV, the patient “City of Hope” entered the stage of remission. However, “the ideal cure would be to eradicate the virus from … Read more

the Île-de-France region first concerned

More than 1,300 cases have been declared in Île-de-France, where more than 8,000 vaccine injections have already been performed, i.e. 70% of vaccinations in France. With more than 1,300 cases declared in Île-de-France, including 15 female and 4 pediatric (including one under investigation), the Ile-de-France region is particularly affected by the monkeypox epidemic, underlines the … Read more

first death of a patient infected with monkeypox

This is the first death ever recorded in Europe of a patient infected with this disease. The Spanish Ministry of Health announced on Friday the death of a person suffering from monkeypox, considered to be the first death ever recorded in Europe of a patient infected with this disease. In Spain, one of the countries … Read more

A French Alzheimer’s specialist suspected of fraud in the United States

Clinical laboratory research aimed at developing a possible cure for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. TEK IMAGE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Science Photo Library via AFP STORY – Author of a reference article in 2006, Sylvain Lesné would have manipulated many figures in his work. A promising drug carried by a young pharmaceutical laboratory; a scientist who sets out … Read more

Facial herpes, a virus possibly 5000 years old

The modern strain of the facial herpes virus, which causes cold sores, dates back around 5,000 years, according to the authors of a recent study. “We were able to determine that the variations of the modern strains all date back to some time in the late Neolithic, early Bronze Age“, explained Christiana Scheib, co-lead author … Read more

A highly resistant bacterium in HCC medicine B

Ten rooms infected with a mysterious highly resistant bacterium (BHRE), this is what the Jérémie family said during a press conference, held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the Cayenne hospital center. The hospital for its part announces the end of the epidemic situation at the BHRE. It’s July 18. Felton Jérémie, 72, is returning … Read more

The loss of the Y chromosome weakens the heart of men

The study published in the journal Science opens new perspectives for research on age-related pathologies in humans. georgerudy – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – This genetic anomaly affects 40% of people over 70 and increases the risk of cardiovascular pathologies. The Y chromosome, present only in humans, can disappear with age. If it may come as a … Read more