Global rebound in childhood vaccinations

It had experienced a notable drop during the Covid-19 pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report that four million more children were vaccinated in 2022 compared to the previous year. Kate O’Brien, from the immunization and vaccines department at the WHO, told AFP: It’s good news. On average, … Read more

an existing and effective drug?

The use of perhexiline, a treatment used in Australia and New Zealand to treat heart disease, is proving promising. Knowing that pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive, results from preclinical trials are promising. They involved a drug used in Australia and New Zealand in cardiology, perhexiline. The tumor eliminated in mice Thus, the … Read more

Holidays: is smoking on a beach prohibited?

the essential For several years now, the smoking ban has been extended to more and more places. In order to protect the environment and the health of its tourists, several town halls have chosen to make their beaches tobacco-free. If smoking on the beach remains generally legal, it is advisable to inquire before taking out … Read more

Bressols. Run to free the voice of children

They form a trio like no other, a team they have called Raid d’Ingres and which smells of unscrupulous audacity. In a sporting and solidarity challenge, three women represent the association Les Papillons, which fights against all forms of child abuse. Its mission: to free the voices of child victims of abuse, whatever they may … Read more

CASE. Diabetes, evil of the 21st century: the number of patients will double by 2050 in the world

the essential The number of people living with diabetes worldwide is expected to double by 2050, according to the latest models published in the scientific journal The Lancet. Researchers predict that more than 1.3 billion people could suffer from the disease in 30 years, compared to 529 million in 2021. A meteoric and worrying progression. … Read more

Neurotechnologies boosted with artificial intelligence threaten mental secrecy

(AFP) – The combination of dazzling advances in neurotechnology, such as brain implants, and artificial intelligence poses a threat to the mental secrecy of individuals, warned Unesco on Thursday. The UN agency for science and culture is working on a global “ethical framework” concerning the protection of human rights in the face of neurotechnologies, it … Read more