Health

Cancer risk with UV nail lamps?

The use of UV lamps for manicures would have carcinogenic effects, according to an American study. The results must be confirmed, but caution for fans of semi-permanent varnish or gel nails.
Health 2023-01-24 11:41:03 by Terry

Flu Vaccine: Extended to Feb 28, Still Effective?

The flu is still circulating actively in France at the start of 2023. It is possible to be vaccinated until February 28. How ? Still effective? What price ? For whom is the vaccine free?
Health 2023-01-22 09:55:03 by Terry

Reminder of Telmisartan, a medicine for high blood pressure

Batches of Telmisartan/Amlodipine are recalled by the Medicines Agency (ANSM). Patients must return their boxes to the pharmacy.
Health 2023-01-14 07:41:02 by Terry

What retirement for people with disabilities?

Elisabeth Borne announced the new pension reform measures, and with it, the situation of disabled employees. What does the reform change for workers with disabilities?
Health 2023-01-12 06:35:02 by Terry

What is Lecanemab, a new treatment for Alzheimer's?

Lecanemab, an experimental drug for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, has received marketing authorization in the United States under the name Leqembi. How effective is it? Its side effects? Will it arrive in France?
Health 2023-01-11 06:14:02 by Terry

Blue Monday 2023: When is the most depressing day of the year?

Morale at half mast, after-holiday blues... Blue Monday or Lundi Bleu in French is considered the most depressing day of the year. It takes place in January. When ? Myth or fact? How to deal with depression?
Health 2023-01-11 06:14:02 by Terry

Meningococcus B: 6 cases in Alsace, danger, what is it?

6 cases of invasive meningococcal group B infection linked to the same bacterial strain have occurred in Alsace, mainly in Strasbourg but also in Colmar, alerts the ARS Grand Est calling individuals at risk for vaccination. Symptoms and dangers.
Health 2023-01-09 19:57:04 by Terry

Ravintsara: the anti-flu essential oil?

Ravintsara essential oil is interesting against sore throat, wet cough, colds, sinusitis but also the flu! Here's how to use it in inhalation, on the skin... and what precautions to take.
Health 2023-01-08 19:37:02 by Terry

Cigarette prices: 50 cents increase, which packs?

The price of cigarette packs has increased 'like inflation', the government had warned, an increase of between 10 and 50 cents since January 2023. Camel, Marlboro, Lucky Strike, Winston, Vogue, Dunhill... Here is the current price list.
Health 2023-01-08 19:35:02 by Terry

Influenza vaccine: care, too late to do it?

The flu is still very present in France in this month of January 2023. How to get vaccinated? Is it too late? How much does it cost ? For whom is the vaccine free? What price ?
Health 2023-01-07 13:06:10 by Terry