Médecine

Buffett, Dimon urge end to quarterly profit forecasts | AP business

Buffett, Dimon urge end to quarterly profit forecasts | AP business In their op-ed piece, Buffett and Dimon argue that "effective long-term strategy drives economic growth and job creation" and that quarterly EPS guidance "often leads to an unhealthy focus on short-term profits at the expense of long-term strategy, growth and sustainability". [Full Article...]

U.S. Medicare reserves seen lasting three years less than prior forecast

U.S. Medicare reserves seen lasting three years less than prior forecast Stores for the retirement program will be exhausted a year earlier, though, in 2034. More than 62 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and surviving children receive Social Security benefits. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said accelerated economic growth under the current administration would help to bolster both programs' coffers in the coming years. [Full Article...]

Les prémices d'une révolution médicale sur Orange Actualités — Cancer du sein

Les prémices d'une révolution médicale sur Orange Actualités — Cancer du sein Dans ceux des ovaires, des intestins et du sein, les découvertes restent à faire. L'immunothérapie est une méthode bien particulière: des lymphocytes sont prélevés sur la patiente avant d'être manipulés et réimplantés. "Les chercheurs ont ainsi créé une thérapie anticancéreuse " hautement personnalisée " qui a permis " une régression totale de la tumeur ". "Nous sommes aujourd'hui à l'au... [Full Article...]

Experimental immunotherapy treatment used to fight breast cancer

Experimental immunotherapy treatment used to fight breast cancer Sparano said in a statement . Researchers have unveiled a study suggesting that 70 percent of women with HER2-negative breast cancer that hasn't spread to the lymph nodes get no extra benefits from undergoing chemotherapy . Of those women, 6,711 had test scores between 11 and 25, which placed them in the intermediate risk group. "This is something cancer doctors have struggled with", he ... [Full Article...]

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day The organisation said it was concerned that the number of lives lost as a result of tobacco use, but noted that the measures would save lives as well as generate money for governments. The center will also start technical support for Olympic tobacco control and strengthening the assessment of a tobacco-free environment. There were 13.2 million smokers in France in 2016. [Full Article...]

Médicaments anti-Alzheimer. Déremboursés dès le 1er août

La ministre de la Santé a qualifié ces médicaments de "plus nocifs que bénéfiques" en se référant aux conclusions de la HAS (Haute Autorité de Santé), dont elle a été présidente avant d'être nommée ministre. Pour Joël Jaouen, président de l'association France Alzheimer, cette décision comporte des risques non négligeables pour les patients et leurs proches. [Full Article...]

Le gouvernement opte pour "l'accompagnement" — Maladie d'Alzheimer

Le gouvernement opte pour En conséquence, Agnès Buzyn a annoncé lundi 28 mai 2018 sa décision de supprimer leur remboursement par la Sécurité sociale, aujourd'hui rendue officielle par un texte publié ce vendredi 1 juin 2018 . seuls certains médecins comme les neurologues ou les gériatres peuvent autoriser la première prescription", précise l'association. Les médicaments anti-Alzheimer, jugés insuffisamment efficaces ... [Full Article...]

New blood test could be the ‘holy grail of cancer research’

New research on the liquid biopsy will be presented at the annual conference of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, which began Thursday. In its trial stage, the test proved particularly successful in detecting genetic diseases, including pancreatic and ovarian cancers . It was 77% accurate in diagnosing lymphoma, 73% accurate for myeloma, and 80% accurate for liver and gallbl... [Full Article...]

Engie -Tarifs réglementés du gaz : + 2,1 % au 1er juin 2018

Engie -Tarifs réglementés du gaz : + 2,1 % au 1er juin 2018 Nouveaux vaccins obligatoires , prix du gaz, consultation chez le médecin. Dès le 1er juin, les parents des enfants nés en 2018 doivent fournir la preuve de la réalisation des onze vaccins obligatoires depuis le début d'année afin que leur bébé puisse entrer en crèche ou dans toute autre structure d'accueil collectif, excepté en cas de contre-indication médicale. [Full Article...]

Sleeping in on weekends may extend your life

Sleeping in on weekends may extend your life Researchers surveyed around 44,000 people in Sweden about their sleep habits, and followed up after 13 years to see who was still alive. "The assumption in this is that weekend sleep is a catch-up sleep ", said Dr Akerstedt, though he noted the study did not prove that to be the case. [Full Article...]

Cops in Nebraska seize enough fentanyl to kill 26 MILLION people

Cops in Nebraska seize enough fentanyl to kill 26 MILLION people The seizure marked the largest fentanyl bust in the history of Nebraska, Nebraska State Patrol said on Twitter . Drug enforcement officials say they confiscated enough fentanyl, a deadly synthetic opioid, to kill 26 million people . They found "42 foil-wrapped packages containing 73 pounds of cocaine and 44 pounds of an unknown powder suspected to be fentanyl". Bolduc, with the Nebraska St... [Full Article...]

Support surges on eve of vote to lift abortion ban in Ireland

Support surges on eve of vote to lift abortion ban in Ireland Abortions have been allowed in cases where the mother's life is in danger since 2013 and now the penalty for accessing an illegal abortion is up to 14 years in prison. "Because of the complete lack of any regulation on social media campaigning in Ireland, somebody at the moment can throw any amount of money, from anywhere in the world, with any message and there's nothing anybody can do about it",... [Full Article...]

Mussels near Seattle test positive for opioids

Mussels near Seattle test positive for opioids Although, for now, at least, there is little chance that an oxycodone-infused mussel will end up on your plate, this new discovery underscores the increasing severity of the opioid epidemic nationwide and its potential effects on the environment. [Full Article...]

7 nouveaux cas de fièvre hémorragique Ebola confirmés — RD Congo

7 nouveaux cas de fièvre hémorragique Ebola confirmés — RD Congo Parmi les dix décès confirmés reliés au virus Ebola, cinq ont été répertoriés à Bikoro, deux autres à Iboko et trois dans le secteur de Wangata à Mbandaka . Des milliers de personnes dans le monde entier ont été mobilisées pour combattre l'épidémie d'Ebola, a ajouté le directeur général de l'OMS. Selon l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS), les responsables des structures de santé surveille... [Full Article...]

Texas school shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

Texas school shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied Santa Fe was still reeling from the attack. Texas' second day of roundtables on curbing school shootings will tackle the thorny issue of gun control, with the state's chief firearm lobbying association and a gun reform group attending. Aguilera says she's ready for classes to resume next week so that she can join with friends again "to show how strong we are". Two teachers and eight students, ... [Full Article...]

Poland hails first Polish Man International Booker victor

Poland hails first Polish Man International Booker victor Tokarczuk is an award-winning author of eight novels and two short-story collections. It bagged the 67,000 USA dollar prize after topping a shortlist of six titles , with Tokarczuk becoming the first Polish writer to win the award. The "Books of Jacob" published in 2014 earned her another Nike Award. Tokarczuk's liberal views and perspectives on Polish history - especially on the Holocaus... [Full Article...]

USA president cancels summit with North Korean leader

USA president cancels summit with North Korean leader Tensions between the US and North Korea dramatically increased over the past week as both sides fought for leverage ahead of the talks. When asked if the announcement came as a surprise, a staffer in the office that works on North Korea issues said he had to check with State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. [Full Article...]

Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North The journalists from the MBC television network and News1 wire service took a special government flight later on Wednesday to go to the North's northeastern coastal city of Wonsan, according to Seoul's Foreign Ministry. The Liberty Korea Post web site has also reported that North Korea sentenced 24 defectors to death for continuing a campaign against Pyongyang from exile, such as by sending pr... [Full Article...]

Italy's president summons Conte for talks on forming govt

Italy's president summons Conte for talks on forming govt The 5-Stars have suffered from the perception that their public officials are mere puppets of the movement's brain trust, most visibly in Rome's city hall. Both 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio and League leader Matteo Salvini have stood by Conte and sought to reassure markets and Brussels, albeit with the caveat that Italians had voted in large numbers for a program that calls for a tougher approach t... [Full Article...]

GE Transportation reaches agreement to merge with Wabtec

GE Transportation reaches agreement to merge with Wabtec GE has received $3.6 billion in orders in the past two quarters. Katie Zoller, a spokeswoman for GE Transportation , said the broad port initiative is not affected by today's deal, and the unit is in discussions with other ports to develop similar programs. [Full Article...]


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