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.
This morning, did you remember to wear mismatched socks? If you haven't yet, we explain why you should wear mismatched socks on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day.
In France, falls are the cause of more than 100,000 hospitalizations and nearly 10,000 deaths per year among people over 65. On February 21, 2022, Health Minister Olivier Véran presented a new 5-point anti-fall plan to reduce these serious accidents by 20%. We propose to discover in more detail what are the solutions proposed by the government to reduce falls among seniors.
After having experienced 'the lack of nature' during the first confinement of March 2020, the researcher Michel Le Van Quyen was interested in the effects of nature on our brain. In a book published by Flammarion in February 2022, he explains why contact with the natural environment is good for us.
Hemp is in the news a lot at the moment and not only for its relaxing CBD properties! This plant is also a trendy ingredient in cosmetics. We suggest you discover the virtues of hemp oil for dry and sensitive skin.
According to a 2014 Ifop poll, there were 8.5 million hypochondriacs in France. But this number has undoubtedly increased as a result of the pandemic. If you, too, feel anxious about your health, here is a short practical guide to better understand and treat hypochondria.
The Curie Institute launched the 'A Daffodil for Curie' operation in 2013 to mobilize, raise awareness and try to collect donations for cancer research.