The prenatal check-up refers to all the examinations that a pregnant woman should undergo for the proper development of her pregnancy. This check-up allows not only to control the growth of the fetus, but also to detect a serious illness of the child during the pregnancy. Here is everything you need to know about these medical examinations, some of which are mandatory and others optional.
As of early June 2022, 780 cases of monkeypox have been reported in 27 non-endemic countries, i.e. countries where the virus does not normally circulate. However, the World Health Organization considers that the risk to human health at the global level is moderate. Here is an update on the disease, its symptoms, its mode of transmission and its dangerousness.
Every year, 120,000 heart attacks occur in France. Because it is one of the main causes of death in our country, it is essential to take care of the good health of your heart, especially when you get older. Did you know that there is a simple test to evaluate your heart health? We suggest you discover the principle and the interest of the staircase test.
Keep your spirits up! Don't give up! Stay positive!' People who are ill often hear these injunctions from their loved ones or even from their doctors... But is this advice justified? Does optimism really promote recovery? Here are some answers provided by scientific studies.
When you have certain chronic conditions such as diabetes or high cholesterol, you may be reluctant to enjoy Easter and its array of chocolate treats. If you too are wondering whether you are entitled to chocolate because of your health problems, read our practical guide below. We'll explain how much you can eat of this unfairly maligned food.
Since the health crisis, the consumption of benzodiazepines has not stopped increasing in France. But these drugs are not without side effects, such as memory loss or fatigue during the day. Moreover, treatments that facilitate sleep are only effective for a few weeks, after which our body gets used to them and we have to increase the dose to obtain the same effect. That's why experts say you need to wean yourself off them quickly. To help you through the withdrawal period, here are 5 tips for quitting sleeping pills.
Autoimmune diseases affect between 5 and 8% of the world's population. Although they are rare diseases, the number of cases is increasing in industrialized countries. We propose to find out what an autoimmune disease is and how it is treated.
After the Omicron variant, France is currently experiencing a breakthrough of a related sub-variant called BA2. In view of the increase in infections, it is legitimate to wonder about the contagiousness and dangerousness of this new variant. Here are 5 things to know about this new form of the virus at the origin of Covid-19.
From April 2022, people suffering from anxiety or depressive disorders can take advantage of the Mon Psy scheme. In concrete terms, these patients will benefit, under certain conditions, from 8 psychological support sessions per year reimbursed by the Health Insurance. Explanations.
With more than 45,000 people affected each year in France and 17,000 deaths per year, colorectal cancer is the second most deadly cancer in our country. On the occasion of Blue March, the month of awareness for the screening of this cancer, we suggest you to discover in which case you should have a colonoscopy.