Can you get an infection in space?

2023-12-20 12:04:33 Various measures are taken to try to prevent astronauts from falling ill during their stay in space. With more or less success. Hello Houston! Do we have a problem? If there is one place where you don’t want to get sick, it’s in space: you are far from everything, in a confined space, … Read more

What is ketamine, which caused the death of Matthew Perry?

2023-12-16 14:39:22 This anesthetic diverted into a drug, at the origin of the death of the actor Friends, is sought after for its hallucinatory effects mixed with a physical sensation of loss of the body. The mystery is lifted over the death of American actor Matthew Perry. The star of the TV series Friendsfound unconscious … Read more

How ‘Most Beautiful Spine’ Queens Conquered America

2023-12-16 14:43:50 NARRATIVE – In the 1950s, chiropractors began to promote their profession by organizing beauty contests focused on the posture of the candidates, supported by x-rays. On October 5, 1967, a pretty young woman walked in the Rose Garden of the White House, in the company of American President Lindon Johnson. Ruth McCarter is … Read more

Faced with shortages, Europe publishes its first list of vital drugs

2023-12-12 18:07:57 Faced with drug shortages last winter, the European Union proposed a list of essential medicines whose availability must be ensured. Haunted by shortages last winter, Europe published its first list of medicines on Tuesday.critiques» for which it is essential to avoid supply disruptions in order to ensure their availability to patients. Paracetamol, morphine, … Read more

Prescrire’s List of 105 Dangerous Drugs: Benefit-Risk Balance and Serious Side Effects

2023-12-12 20:32:57 105 drugs, including 88 marketed in France, are cited by the medical journal Prescrire, with a benefit-risk balance that remains “unfavorable”. Voltarene, Smecta, VogaleneActifed cold, Toplexil… The Medical Review Prescribe has published, as it has every year for twelve years, its list of drugs “more dangerous than useful”. Among the drugs authorized in … Read more

Sexually transmitted infections on the rise since 2020

2023-12-11 23:02:32 According to reports from general practitioners, the incidence of gonococcal infections, chlamydia and syphilis has increased significantly. Figures partly revealing screening efforts, but which remind us of the importance of protective measures. Public Health France has just made public a survey on the monitoring of STIs in mainland France, and its results may … Read more

Faced with the explosion in demand, the antidiabetic Ozempic will be reserved for patients already treated

2023-12-06 17:47:38 The drug met with global success on social networks thanks to “its weight-loss properties”, leading to stock shortages in certain countries. The Danish laboratory Novo Nordisk recommended on Wednesday December 6 that health professionals in France only prescribe its antidiabetic Ozempic to patients already treated, in order to ensure continuity of care, in … Read more

Bronchiolitis and Influenza Epidemic in France: Updates and Vaccination Recommendations

2023-12-06 18:11:44 Last week, all regions of France, except Corsica, were in an epidemic of bronchiolitis. Indicators of influenza and influenza-like illness were also increasing in community medicine, according to Santé Publique France. Last week, indicators of acute respiratory infections – flu, bronchiolitis and Covid-19 -, were generally on the rise in community medicine and … Read more