Médecine

Major study suggests Apple watch could detect irregular heartbeat

Major study suggests Apple watch could detect irregular heartbeat More than 419,000 Apple Watch users signed up for the study. People who received an alert were supposed to consult a study doctor via telemedicine and then wear an EKG patch measuring cardiac activity for the next week to determine the watch's accuracy. [Full Article...]

Les Français ne dorment pas assez, et ça a des conséquences !

Les Français ne dorment pas assez, et ça a des conséquences ! Ce temps de sommeil n'atteint que 6 h 34 en semaine et lors des périodes de travail, alors qu'il est de 7 h 12 le week-end et lors des périodes de repos. Ainsi, "les fumeurs quotidiens, qu'ils soient peu ou fortement dépendants, sont fréquemment courts dormeurs (temps de sommeil total inférieur ou égal à 6h par 24 heures)", explique l'étude. [Full Article...]

Unvaccinated Boy Spends 57 Days In The Hospital After Reported Tetanus Infection

Unvaccinated Boy Spends 57 Days In The Hospital After Reported Tetanus Infection An article published in Stat News tells the story of a six-year-old boy from OR who had never received a single vaccine. The boy was playing outdoors when he got a cut on his forehead. In the hospital, the boy had to stay in the intensive care unit. He was able to walk 20 feet, with help, after 50 days. Soon after, he was transferred to a rehabilitation center for 17 more days before he co... [Full Article...]

Sonia Ben Cheikh chargée du ministère de la Santé par intérim — Tunisie

Sonia Ben Cheikh chargée du ministère de la Santé par intérim — Tunisie Le ministre tunisien de la santé, Abderraouf Chérif, a démissionné après le tollé provoqué par le décès de 11 nouveau-nés entre jeudi 7 et vendredi 8 mars dans une grande maternité publique de Tunis. " Crime d'État ", a même titré dimanche le quotidien national Essafa . Un service de réanimation néonatale s'est retrouvé avec " la seule chef de service et ses deux assistantes ", après un départ ... [Full Article...]

Celebrities, Like Queen Latifah, Who've Defended Jussie Smollett After Arrest

Celebrities, Like Queen Latifah, Who've Defended Jussie Smollett After Arrest The influx of information that leaked to the media relating to Jussie Smollett's case has prompted officials to look into where their "vulnerabilities" lie. Johnson has previously defended the department's investigation into the attack and condemned Smollett after the actor was charged with filing a false police report. [Full Article...]

Nez bouché : une dent avait poussé dans sa cavité nasale

Nez bouché : une dent avait poussé dans sa cavité nasale C'est l'apparition de cette dent mal positionnée qui aurait créé les symptômes. La rédaction d'Allodcoteurs.fr qui s'appuie sur un article du BMJ Case Report (organisme qui recense des cas médicaux variés) rapporte cette histoire incroyable. [Full Article...]

Second HIV Patient is in Remission, Cure May Be Discovered Soon

Second HIV Patient is in Remission, Cure May Be Discovered Soon That's too soon to say he's been fully cured, the scientists warn, but it's nonetheless a hugely promising step that teaches us more about how the Berlin and London patients are keeping HIV at bay. That patient's disease was sent into permanent remission using treatment described as aggressive and toxic. The scientists note in their study that the treatment for the second patient was less ha... [Full Article...]

Second patient reportedly cured of HIV in big milestone for AIDS treatment

Second patient reportedly cured of HIV in big milestone for AIDS treatment Nearly three years after receiving bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resists HIV infection - and more than 18 months after coming off antiretroviral drugs - highly sensitive tests still show no trace of the man's previous HIV infection. [Full Article...]

Un deuxième patient atteint du VIH en rémission — SIDA

Un deuxième patient atteint du VIH en rémission — SIDA Des médecins auraient réussi à empêcher la maladie de se propager via l'implantation de cellules souches issues de donneurs, ayant une mutation génétique rare. Cependant, ajoute The Guardian , "pour les spécialistes, il n'est pas certain que la résistance de la mutation CCR5 au virus soit la seule explication - la réaction du greffon contre l'hôte pourrait avoir été tout aussi décisive". [Full Article...]

London Patient cleared of HIV raises hope for cure

London Patient cleared of HIV raises hope for cure Several patients who have received such transplants since Brown's successful treatment have died of the underlying cancer , several HIV researchers noted. African pastors and traditional healers have for many years claimed that they can cure HIV and have paraded patients who claim to have been healed, a statement that has been refuted by medical practitioners. [Full Article...]

GE Biopharma unit purchased by Danaher for $21bn

GE Biopharma unit purchased by Danaher for $21bn Danaher estimates the acquisition will reduce GAAP diluted net earnings per share by approximately $1.15 to $1.20 but will be accretive to non-GAAP, adjusted diluted net earnings per share by approximately $0.45 to $0.50 in the first full year post acquisition. [Full Article...]

Yorkshire school issues warning to parents over risky Momo challenge

Yorkshire school issues warning to parents over risky Momo challenge According to the Mirror , he said: "Children can find it hard to stand up to peer pressure but they must know it's perfectly okay to refuse to take part in crazes that make them feel unsafe or scared". She said she understands that Google (which owns YouTube) is a business and "they might not have the exact goals that I have, but I do want them to respond better when people report offensive... [Full Article...]

Trump administration bans abortion referrals at U.S.-funded clinics

Trump administration bans abortion referrals at U.S.-funded clinics On Friday, anti-abortion and religious groups applauded the move and praised the Trump administration for keeping a campaign promise. " The Protect Life Rule does not cut family planning funding by a single dime , and instead directs tax dollars to entities that provide healthcare to women but do not perform abortions", Dannenfelser said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Measles Outbreak Not Impacting Kansas

Measles Outbreak Not Impacting Kansas According to Dr. Alan Melnick, director of public health for Clark County, Wash ., an unvaccinated person can be in the room two hours after someone with measles has left, and still contract the disease. outbreak of the disease and the always present danger of cases being imported into the country by travellers. In 2015, an outbreak in the Lanaudière region affected 163 people. [Full Article...]

3 injured when panicked audience flees 'Hamilton'

3 injured when panicked audience flees 'Hamilton' The woman who had a heart attack was revived and remained hospitalized Saturday in critical condition, he said. "We all ducked and ran out of the theater, one person was yelling 'gun, '" tweeted Shirin Rajaee, a reporter for CBS Sacramento who was in the audience. [Full Article...]

CDC: Flu Vaccine 47 Percent Effective This Season

CDC: Flu Vaccine 47 Percent Effective This Season In other words, getting the current vaccine could almost cut in half your odds of acquiring a severe case of the flu. "People should continue to get vaccinated as the flu season is not over yet". This is particularly important especially if you are working to places and with people most vulnerable to flu, such as elderlies and children. Last year, the vaccine's effective rate was 32 percent. [Full Article...]

Labor plans changes to refugee laws

Labor plans changes to refugee laws Following that, the Prime Minister on Wednesday said that the government would re-open the Christmas Island centre "to deal with the prospect of arrivals. Labor representatives said it was about "doing the right thing", and the vote provoked cheers from asylum-seeker activists in parliament's public gallery. [Full Article...]

2 unrelated cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver

2 unrelated cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver In an update on the measles outbreak in the New York City metro area, eleven additional confirmed cases of measles have been reported in the Rockland County and Brooklyn areas this past week. She said Republicans in general support the rights of the public to make medical decisions, but she would prefer those decisions to be informed with facts from physicians and peer-reviewed science. [Full Article...]

L'épidémie touche désormais toute la France — Grippe

L'épidémie touche désormais toute la France — Grippe Parmi les 14.000 patients qui se sont présentés aux urgences la semaine dernière , 2.171 ont été hospitalisés (contre moins de 2.000 la semaine précédente), selon le réseau Oscour. Santé publique France relève en outre que les virus de la grippe qui circulent maintenant sont en majorité des virus A (N3H2). Un taux de protection assez faible contre cette souche, mais " le vaccin permet également d... [Full Article...]

Study find cannabis smoking associated with higher sperm count

Study find cannabis smoking associated with higher sperm count The principal investigator of the current study , Jorge Chavarro, Associate Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, USA, said: "These unexpected findings from our study highlight that we know too little about the reproductive health effects of cannabis and, in fact, of the health effects in general, to make strong statements about ... [Full Article...]


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