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Health: Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS in 6 questions

1- What is this disease? Polycystic ovary syndrome also known as PCOS, polycystic ovarian disease or Stein-Leventhal syndrome is a fairly common but still too little known disease. In most women who have it, it remains undiagnosed and unmanaged, which is why it is important to learn how to recog ...

18
Nov
2021

Gastroenteritis: symptoms and remedies

itis Gastroenteritis (not to be confused with stomach flu) is an inflammatory infection usually caused by bacteria or a virus. The symptoms of the disease, which can vary from person to person, are diarrhea often accompanied by vomiting, abdominal cramps, headache, and fever flare-ups. The mai ...

14
Oct
2008

An algorithm to predict the spread of disease

er of pneumonia cases had been reported in Wuhan, possibly from vendors' exposure to live animals at the Huanan Seafood Market. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had spread the word a few days earlier, on Jan. 6. But a Canadian health surveillance platform had beaten them both to ...

30
Jan
2020

Nutrition: 5 common misconceptions about undernutrition

shed person if they have recently lost 3 kg or more or their clothes are flapping. 2- This problem only concerns the elderly It is true that this disease mainly affects the elderly, especially when they live alone and no longer have the strength or inclination to do the shopping and cooking. ...

16
Nov
2021

Covid: Is vaccination of children being considered in France?

s more contagious) have been spreading among the youngest segments of the population. Even though children very rarely get the severe forms of the disease, they are still catching and spreading the virus, resulting in school closures. This week, more than 4,000 classrooms had to be closed due ...

22
Nov
2021

Sweating: 5 unusual facts

heir hygiene is not impeccable. If you notice an unusual odor in your child, seek the advice of your pediatrician as it may be a symptom of thyroid disease or diabetes. It may also be a sign of early puberty. To be noted: in babies on the other hand, especially little boys, the immaturity of t ...

18
Aug
2015

Garden: 5 things you need to know about farmers' seeds

es not prevent you from buying them. 2- They are free of rights and reproducible Hybrid seeds are bred by the industry to produce more and resist disease, but they have one major drawback: you can't reseed them. Indeed, the agro-industrial system that developed in France in the aftermath of W ...

22
Sep
2021

Pink October: 5 misconceptions about breast cancer

s the belief that you can't prevent it. Of course, this cancer is not like lung cancer where you can simply stop smoking to reduce the risk of the disease very significantly. Breast cancers are multifactorial diseases that sometimes have a hereditary character and only about 40% of the risk fa ...

04
Oct
2021