Médecine

L'arrêt des soins a commencé — Affaire Vincent Lambert

L'arrêt des soins a commencé — Affaire Vincent Lambert Le sort de cet homme, victime d'un accident de la route en 2008, déchire sa famille, son épouse, cinq de ses frères et soeurs et un neveu voulant qu'on le laisse mourir. Comment les traitements vont-ils être arrêtés? "S'il s'évertue à violer les mesures provisoires qui sont obligatoires comme l'a rappelé le Défenseur des droits et qui ont été rappelées deux fois par l'ONU, il sera seul à devoir ... [Full Article...]

New dementia guidelines focus on what works - and what doesn’t

New dementia guidelines focus on what works - and what doesn’t Dementia is a condition characterized by difficulty with memory, thinking, and doing everyday daily activities. Around five to eight percent of people over the age of 60 are afflicted with Alzheimer's disease and other forms for dementia . [Full Article...]

Ellie Goulding speaks out about anxiety during Mental Health Awareness Week

Ellie Goulding speaks out about anxiety during Mental Health Awareness Week And it shows in how those who do suffer with these common conditions feel at work, with only 14% thinking they can talk about them. The charity wants tough reforms to the social media and advertising linked by critics to body image problems. [Full Article...]

USA Counties At Risk for Future Measles Outbreaks

USA Counties At Risk for Future Measles Outbreaks GSK Australia said its supply of Priorix Tetra and Priorix are in short supply this season, affected by the increase in demand following measles outbreak control programs in Australia. The vaccine is an incredible achievement. While the virus more commonly occurs in low and middle income countries, recent outbreaks in the US, Europe and Israel indicate a deeply concerning resurgence in the d... [Full Article...]

Woman dies of rabies after rescuing puppy

After conducting tests, Sweden's Public Health Authorities confirmed on Saturday that Kallestad had rabies . It's the first death tied to rabies in Norway in more than 200 years, according to the BBC . Of these, 31 have been vaccinated, according to local media. Rabies, which infects the central nervous system, initially causes symptoms similar to the flu, such as fever, headache and general... [Full Article...]

Bayonne: une quarantaine de cas de rougeole après la foire au jambon

Bayonne: une quarantaine de cas de rougeole après la foire au jambon L'Agence régionale de santé de Nouvelle Aquitaine déclare 40 cas dans les Pyérénées-Atlantiques après la Foire au jambon fin avril à Bayonne. Un rebond qui peut s'expliquer par des malades eux-mêmes qui transmettent à leur entourage la maladie, ce qu'on appelle les cas secondaires. [Full Article...]

Steubenville-area health officials urge measles protection

Steubenville-area health officials urge measles protection Broadcast live on Monday, May 6, 2019 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m. She explained that a person can pick up the virus from touching the exposed germ that has been on counter tops and surfaces for up to two hours, as well as through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes as far as six feet away. [Full Article...]

Cruise ship with measles case in Saint Lucia won’t dock in Barbados

Cruise ship with measles case in Saint Lucia won’t dock in Barbados Anyone who has not been vaccinated or has not had measles is at risk if they are exposed. Are you at risk of contracting measles if you're already vaccinated? Once you've had measles, your body builds up resistance to the virus and it's highly unlikely you'll get it again. [Full Article...]

‘Avengers’ moviegoers in California may have been exposed to measles

‘Avengers’ moviegoers in California may have been exposed to measles Officials did not say whether the woman had been vaccinated for measles . She is believed to be in her 20s and to have entered the theater at 11 p.m. Avengers: Endgame had the a historic opening at the box office - with $350 million in North America - and people flocked to theaters to see it. Those who have not had measles or the preventive vaccine are at higher risk after an exposure, and sho... [Full Article...]

Congress Holds First ‘Medicare for All’ Hearing

Congress Holds First ‘Medicare for All’ Hearing Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kamala D. Harris of California, Kirsten Gillibrand of NY and Cory A. Booker of New Jersey. As described during the hearing, Medicare for All would implement a government takeover of health care coverage, where all medically necessary services would be paid for by the federal government and all private insurance that duplicates government coverage would be ... [Full Article...]

Starbucks adds three new summer drinks to menu

Starbucks adds three new summer drinks to menu Starbucks rolled out its new summer 2019 offerings Tuesday, announcing the return of fan favorites S'more, Mocha Cookie Crumble and Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccinos, along with one new drink. This is the case for this year's return of the summer S'mores Frappuccino, first introduced in 2015 and continuing as a seasonal specialty until being discontinued in 2018-much to fans' dismay. [Full Article...]

Trump goes retweet insane against Biden, firefighters union

Trump goes retweet insane against Biden, firefighters union Former Vice President Joe Biden kicked off his campaign calling himself "a union man". Former President Ronald Reagan, who was 73 at the time of his re-election, now holds that title. Laura Kamienski is with the Linn County Republicans. Instead, they're using the time to rally support for established candidates. This aligns him with Senate Democrats and against President Trump . [Full Article...]

Born before 1989? Experts say you may need a measles booster shot

Born before 1989? Experts say you may need a measles booster shot Unvaccinated travelers are bringing the cases back to the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reporting 704 cases of measles in 22 states. Sen. Loretta Weinberg, D-Bergen, said she will request a hearing on the vaccine legislation in May or June. To add to that, there are still many places in the world where the measles is still common . [Full Article...]

2 spa clients contract HIV after facial

Two people who received injection-related facials at a USA spa have now been infected with the same strain of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), according to New Mexico health officials. The procedure gained popularity after celebrities such as Kim Kardashian underwent the facial treatment. The agency says more than 100 people have already been tested for HIV, hepatitis B and C. [Full Article...]

United States measles outbreak triggers quarantine at two Los Angeles universities

United States measles outbreak triggers quarantine at two Los Angeles universities The student had attended classes at Franz Hall and Boelter Hall on April 2, 4 and 9, while contagious, and did not enter any other buildings while on campus. Story courtesy of KABC . "It can stay in the air for up to two hours after a sick person coughs or sneezes and can also stay on surfaces for many hours". [Full Article...]

Santé: USA: la pire épidémie de rougeole depuis 2000 - Monde

Santé: USA: la pire épidémie de rougeole depuis 2000 - Monde Bruxelles, le 15 avril 2019 - Le 24 avril 2019, à l'occasion de la Semaine européenne de la vaccination , l'asbl Question Santé, en collaboration avec l'Agence pour une Vie de Qualité, l'Office de la Naissance et de l'Enfance et le Service public bruxellois francophone (Cocof), lance la nouvelle version du site de référence francophone en matière de vaccination . [Full Article...]

US measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000

US measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000 Health authorities say five cases of measles have been confirmed among Los Angeles County residents so far this year. Till date, measles have been identified in 22 states. The CDC recommends children get two doses of the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine, starting with the first dose at 12 to 15 months of age and the second dose at 4 to 6 years of age. [Full Article...]

Trump shifts position on vaccinations, urges parents to 'get the shot.'

Trump shifts position on vaccinations, urges parents to 'get the shot.' Later that year, he clarified that he isn't against vaccinations, but he felt the shots should be administered over a longer period of time. "Autism has become an epidemic". Measles can be easily prevented using vaccines that are typically given shortly after a child born, but it is now spreading in the USA again as the anti-vaccination movement has gained more and more momentum over the pa... [Full Article...]

E coli outbreak hits 10 states; ground beef recalled

E coli outbreak hits 10 states; ground beef recalled Coli O103. The meat is in 48-pound boxes labeled "ground beef puck" for institutional use. Unopened intact ground beef collected from a restaurant where numerous people sickened in the outbreak ate tested positive for E coli O103, but so far there is no definitive link between the product that tested positive and the ongoing E coli outbreak. [Full Article...]

No screen time for babies, only 1 hour for kids under 5

No screen time for babies, only 1 hour for kids under 5 One of the most striking suggestions a World Health Organization panel of experts suggested is that children under the age of five should get no more than one hour of "sedentary" screen time , adding that "less is better". "What we really need to do is bring back play for children". Sleep should be between 11-14 hours, but equally important are "regular sleep and wake-up times " to build... [Full Article...]


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