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

Avian flu: it's getting worse in France, map, symptoms

The health situation with regard to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in France has deteriorated and worsened, alerted the Ministry of Agriculture on January 6, 2023. Symptoms, risks for humans: the point.
Health 2023-01-07 13:06:05 by Terry

Zolmitriptan, Efavirenz and Atorvastatin withdrawn from the market

The Medicines Agency announces the suspension of marketing authorizations for Zolmitriptan and Efavirenz from the Mylan-Viatris laboratory. Atorvastatin Mylan is also subject to a batch recall.
Health 2023-01-07 13:06:05 by Terry

Should the Covid XBB 1.5 variant scare France?

COVID OMICRON VARIANT. 'XBB 1.5 is the most transmissible subvariant that has been detected to date,' Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO Covid chief, said on January 4. Is he already in France? Will it cause a 10th wave? Do we know its symptoms?
Health 2023-01-07 13:06:02 by Terry

Variant Covid: current, XBB, in France, in China?

The Omicron variant is still dominant in France. The situation is more worrying in China: 'The emergence of new escape variants cannot be totally eliminated due to the scale of the epidemic and the zoonotic risk' warns COVARS.
Health 2023-01-05 11:21:04 by Terry