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Tomato diseases: symptoms and solutions

1- Tomato blight A fungal disease caused by a fungus, downy mildew appears when summers are rainy. The first signs of the disease are dark green spots that appear on the edges of the leaves. They then quickly turn gray and then brown. Later, other parts of the plant turn brown: stems and frui ...

02
June
2022

Coryza in cats: symptoms and prevention

What is coryza? Cat coryza is a disease of the respiratory system, very common in cats that live in groups and/or are not vaccinated. It is indeed a highly contagious disease between felines (but not for humans) that is caused by a combination of several viruses and bacteria. Three viruses ar ...

09
Feb
2009

World Alzheimer's Day: 5 tips to delay the onset of the disease

1- Practice a physical activity With the exception of very rare genetic forms of the disease, it is not possible to predict the onset of Alzheimer's in a patient. This pathology evolves silently over many years, during which the cerebral cortex is assaulted by a deposition of abnormal proteins. ...

20
Sep
2022

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

Monkeypox: should we be concerned?

se doctors are facing a novel situation. This is the first time this virus has appeared in non-endemic countries in Europe and North America. This disease is a zoonosis, that is, a virus transmitted from animals to humans, the first cases of which were observed in 1958 in monkeys in Central and W ...

06
June
2022

Cancers: the exhibition that plays down the disease at the Cité des Sciences

A sensitive but unavoidable subject Cancer is a scary word and a disease that upsets the daily life of patients and their relatives. It is a subject that we don't like to talk about and that doesn't really make us want to go and see an exhibition... Yet, this difficult subject touches the lives ...

10
Oct
2022

Health: does optimism promote healing?

function optimally and to better defend itself against infections, for example. Does this mean that optimistic people are better equipped to fight disease in general? To the question of the link between optimism and healing, the answers provided by science are more nuanced. It all depends on ...

25
Apr
2022

Sœurs d'encre : the association that uses tattoos to overcome the disease

ld and reclaim their bodies after surgery or a body injury. The association offers women operated on for breast cancer or bearing the scars of another disease to beautify their scars with tattoos. This technique has then real therapeutic virtues because it allows to transform the traces of the ...

19
Dec
2022

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

Lymphoma: a little known but common cancer

factors may promote the development of lymphoma. This cancer is difficult to diagnose because its symptoms resemble those of other common, benign diseases: - swollen lymph nodes - flu-like symptoms - itching - fatigue There are over 60 types of lymphoma, varying in severity and course. ...

15
Sep
2014

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

Medicine: what is an expert patient?

ole? An expert patient is a person : - who lives on a daily basis with a chronic condition. - who has learned to know and manage his or her disease - who lends his or her experience to other patients with the same condition. These patients who share their experience to help others ...

16
Dec
2021

Covid: 5 things to know about the BA2 variant

All audiences are affected, especially children. For most people, the infection has no serious consequences, unlike the elderly or frail in whom the disease may result in hospitalization. 3- It is more contagious than the previous sub-variant The BA2 sub-variant is more contagious than the prev ...

31
Mar
2022

Covid-19: have we all become hypochondriacs?

as the 'silence of the organs'. At the slightest symptom, even a trivial headache, they think the worst (and imagine they are victims of an incurable disease). But, even feeling nothing at all can make them fear that they have a serious disease...without knowing it. This anxiety disorder is a ...

28
Feb
2022

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

Vaccination pass: who is affected by the update of the vaccination certificate on February 1, 2022?

d their booster vaccination before February 1, 2022. If you are one of those people who have a complete vaccination schedule after contracting the disease and receiving two doses of vaccine, no worries! You can keep a valid QR code by simply updating your vaccination pass. 2- How to update? T ...

03
Feb
2022