Three precious Renaissance medicine books stolen in 1998 returned to the Rouen museum

2023-12-05 18:49:01 Two works by the Flemish doctor André Vésale and the French surgeon Ambroise Paré, stolen during a conference twenty-five years ago, have just been found at the end of an “incredible” story. Three valuable 16th century medical books, stolen twenty-five years ago from a museum in Rouen and found by «miracle» at the … Read more

Marfan syndrome, a genetic disease better detected, better operated

2023-11-19 08:00:05 Although there is still no treatment, the life expectancy of patients is similar to that of the general population. One person in 5,000 – and the result, perhaps, of major arterial problems. Marfan syndrome affects around 13,000 people in France. It is a disease resulting from a mutation in the FBN1 gene located … Read more

an artificial lens to correct all vision

2023-11-16 07:00:05 Surgery replaces the clouded lens with an implant. All visual deficits can thus be treated for a life without glasses. Cataract surgery is the most frequently performed operation in France with nearly 1 million interventions in 2022. This age-related pathology results from the opacification of the lens following the formation of clusters of … Read more

how to protect the optic nerve

2023-11-16 10:00:06 Medications, laser, surgery… A range of treatments helps stabilize the disease by lowering eye pressure. An optic nerve which is damaged, most often following too high pressure inside the eye. And a narrowing field of vision, from the periphery to the center. This is the definition of glaucoma, for which 1.5 million French … Read more

Understanding Multidisciplinary Consultation Meetings: How Your Cancer Treatment is Determined

2023-11-14 08:11:28 Being concerned about how you will be treated is legitimate. On this point, know that the choice of your therapeutic strategy is based on a collegial and well-oiled system: the multidisciplinary consultation meeting. Chemotherapy for you, no chemo for others who have the same cancer. You received one or more treatments before the … Read more

Explore Chan May Port and Celebrity Cruises in Thua Thien – Hue Province

2023-11-13 04:33:00 The Celebrity Cruises cruise ship docks at Chan May Port. Photo: VNA Thua Thien – Hue (VNA) – The Celebrity Cruises cruise ship, with more than 3,000 passengers and crew on board, docked on November 12 at Chan May Port, Thua Thien – Hue province in the Center. The passengers visited several localities … Read more