Category: QUESTION OF ACTU

Obese seniors and diabetics are more resistant to antidepressants

An elderly person with a metabolic syndrome (overweight, diabetes, hypertension, gout) is more resistant to antidepressants. These are the results of a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Older people with major depressive disorder may suffer from thought disorders.
New year: the good resolutions-health
New year: the good resolutions-health
It is always said that January 1 is the best time to make good resolutions, such as losing the heaps of pounds at the beginning of winter and during the festivities as quickly as possible. Be faithful, kind to your spouse, patient with your children. Or drink less and stop smoking. Moreover, the sale of nicotine patches or anti-smoking consultations are there to confirm that we must take advantage of these key moments, where decisions seem easier to take.
Epidemic influenza: emergencies are overwhelmed, when does it really go?
Epidemic influenza: emergencies are overwhelmed, when does it really go?
No region of France is spared from the current flu epidemic, with the exception of Corsica. Emergencies are stormed by patients, pushing public hospitals in Paris (AP-HP) to activate level 2 of the winter epidemic plan. To avoid overloading hospital services, it is therefore important to know the symptoms of the flu, and to know when it is really important to go to the emergency room.
Pregnancy after 40 years: the answers of Professor François Olivennes
Pregnancy after 40 years: the answers of Professor François Olivennes
A child after 40 years, is it reasonable? It is no longer an exceptional phenomenon, the average age of pregnancy is approaching 30 years in our country. More and more women are tempted: nearly 40,000 a year against less than 10,000 20 years ago. There will even be 2,000 women over the age of 45 who will be mothers by 2018.
The flu epidemic is widespread in Europe and hospitals are overwhelmed
The flu epidemic is widespread in Europe and hospitals are overwhelmed
With saturated emergencies, doctors and hospital caregivers need help. In Paris, the Department of Public Assistance has reinforced at Level 2 the plan "winter epidemics" in all public assistance hospitals in the Paris region, a region where the peak of the influenza epidemic is not yet reached, but where gastroenteritis arrives.
Bone marrow donation allowed to homosexuals and bisexuals
Bone marrow donation allowed to homosexuals and bisexuals
According to the figures of France ADOT, the federation of associations for the D on O rganes and human T, in 2015, 18,848 people registered on the French file. As of December 31, it contained 248,000 people, of whom only 34% were men. Worldwide, there were approximately 26 million donors in 79 international files.
Work can adapt to breast cancer
Work can adapt to breast cancer
In 2014, on Valentine's Day, Myriam Pavie learns that she has breast cancer. This maternal assistant stops a few days after her operation, then decides to return to work while continuing her treatments. "Colleagues replaced me two hours in the mornings when I went to the hospital.
Effective CAR cells to eradicate the AIDS virus into its reservoirs
Effective CAR cells to eradicate the AIDS virus into its reservoirs
As we know, HIV attacks the immune system and especially T cells, white blood cells essential for this system. So far, drug treatments have been successful in curbing the development of the virus in the body, but this one, after disappearing from the blood, remains hidden in "reservoirs".
A young German has to drink 20 liters a day ... He should be treated better.
A young German has to drink 20 liters a day ... He should be treated better.
By force to use the word "diabetes", we forget its origin. This name comes from the Greek "diabainen" which means "siphon". Because the main sign of recognition of this disease is that patients do too much peeing. And we forget that aside from diabetes mellitus, which everyone knows, there is another type of diabetes called "tasteless".
Anxiety or panic attack in public places: is it agoraphobia?
Anxiety or panic attack in public places: is it agoraphobia?
Among the most common phobias, agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder very often related to the anxiety attack. Although it affects less than one in 50 people, it is often under-treated while solutions exist. The fear of public places in general Often mistakenly regarded as the fear of the crowd, agoraphobia is above all the fear of frequenting spaces from which one can not escape or be easily rescued.
The stroke also affects young women
The stroke also affects young women
How to detect stroke in young women? This question has lived Dr. Bernard P. Chang the time of a study. His research interests focused on psychological and cardiovascular outcomes after acute medical events such as stroke and acute coronary syndrome.
Estrogen against multiple sclerosis lesions
Estrogen against multiple sclerosis lesions
After a long study, researchers found that estrogen had positive effects on immune cells in the brain and on nerve cell support cells, called oligodendrocytes. Complementary actions on these two types offer protection against diseases.
Depression: biomarkers for a specific treatment
Depression: biomarkers for a specific treatment
Depression is case by case, it's tailor-made. A new study, published December 28 in the journal PLOS Biology, has developed a mouse model to identify blood signatures associated with the response to antidepressant treatment. It also showed the importance of the stress-related glucocorticoid receptor in the recovery of depression.
A new 3D bio-printing technique allows complex tissues to be made
A new 3D bio-printing technique allows complex tissues to be made
Researchers are developing a finely tuned enzymatic crosslinking method to bond biological ink droplets and expand the range of cell types that can be manipulated by bioprinting with a 3D jet printer. Such an impression is very promising for regenerative medicine.
Detox cure after the holidays: watch out for herbs and restrictions
Detox cure after the holidays: watch out for herbs and restrictions
During the holidays, we eat and drink a lot. This orgy of fats, sugars and calories hurts our liver and our body. Excesses that can be compensated but should we go to these cures of detox that we are sold to magazine length? Herbalism and seaweed galore The detox treatments are clearly in fashion.
Memory problems: Seniors, get into the gym!
Memory problems: Seniors, get into the gym!
Move! It's good for the memory If the physical exercise helps to keep in shape, it would also help to maintain the memory. Older people lose some of their cognitive function as they age, this is a common phenomenon. It is not about dementia, but about mild disorders such as difficulties in understanding information read, or performing some difficult tasks.
We can further reduce the mortality of type 2 diabetes
We can further reduce the mortality of type 2 diabetes
Thanks to medical progress, the reduction of the mortality rate of diabetics has been very important in the last fifty years. Nevertheless, people with diabetes have a higher mortality risk than non-diabetics. German researchers have assessed the difference in risk between type 2 and non-diabetic diabetics.
11 compulsory vaccines in children: confused parents and stigmatized aluminum
11 compulsory vaccines in children: confused parents and stigmatized aluminum
Logically wanted, but bravely carried by the Minister of Health, Agnès Buzyn, the passage of three to eleven compulsory vaccines concerns children born from January 1, 2018. In addition to the 3 already compulsory vaccines (diphtheria, tetanus and poliomyelitis or DT -Polio), 8 vaccines already recommended become mandatory: whooping cough, measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), Haemophilus influenzae b, pneumococcus, meningococcus C and hepatitis B.
A vegetarian diet to cure Crohn's disease, a chronic autoimmune disease
A vegetarian diet to cure Crohn's disease, a chronic autoimmune disease
"Crohn's disease has rocked my life as a carefree teenager." This sentence opens the book-testimony of Jeanne Deumier, Diagnosed Crohn published Flammarion. At 18, she discovers she has the disease. For two years, she will follow treatments. Until 2013, where she decides to stop everything.
A patch to transform fats and melt them
A patch to transform fats and melt them
A new patch transforms white static fat into brown fat, which can be burned. It presents a new way of delivering drugs, via a micro-needle patch. This innovative approach developed by scientists at the Singapore Technological University reduced weight gain in mice by more than 30% over four weeks.
In women, lung cancer mortality should outpace breast cancer mortality
In women, lung cancer mortality should outpace breast cancer mortality
The time is up, especially for cancers. The goal of Public Health France is to anticipate the short-term future cancers, as well as the potential deaths that result. The main teaching of this report intervenes on the side of the cancers of the woman. A long-time "leader" in the rankings, breast cancer should no longer stay in the lead in terms of induced mortality.