The French take too many anti-ulcer drugs. The Health Insurance intends to reduce this consumption, particularly by denouncing their misuse. Indeed, anti-ulcer are often prescribed outside their first indication, among others to counter simple digestive symptoms. Too many prescription anti-ulcereuxQuelles are erroneous indications of anti-ulcer? Too many prescription anti-ulcereuxDans its fight against the excessive consumption of drugs, health insurance is now on to attack anti-ulcer, which are among the drugs no longer reimbursed. Today, drugs in the class of anti-ulcer drugs, inhibitors of the proton pump, represent over one billion euros, up 75% since 2000. The number of boxes sold has increased from 25 to 47 million between 2000 and 2005. This increase is attributed to a broadening of therapeutic indications. . Read the rest of this entry »
Mexico is currently sidelined by a flu epidemic with a new virus more human. More than a thousand patients have been identified, and about sixty of death found. The epidemic, however, takes an international dimension which worried the authorities. Update on the situation. What is this virus? The colon reassuring Mexico is the country most affected, but cases of flu’ Mexican’ are gradually recorded in other regions. In the U.S., twenty cases of infection (non-fatal) were reported. Some patients have also been reported or suspected in New Zealand, Israel, Spain. What is this virus? This is a new influenza A virus type H1N1 of swine origin, was a fit man for a direct human interspecies transmission. This transmission is by air (cough) and absolutely not by eating pork. Taking the risk of pandemic seriously, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched an alert, while Mexican authorities have already implemented the necessary measures to block the virus: distribution of masks, closing of schools, restrictions on public transport, etc..
Abstinence for a few days a week preceding the design is generally recommended for men to improve the quality of sperm. Today, an Israeli study tends to prove the opposite. Researchers studied more than 7,200 samples of semen from 6000 men implicated in an assisted reproductive treatment. Before sperm collection, subjects were abstained from sex for several days up to two weeks. The important parameters for fertility were analyzed, including the number of spermatozoa and their mobility. Regarding the number of sperm, it was normal in 4500 samples, but lower in other collections, or even very much lower. The authors find that after 11 to 14 days of abstinence, the semen volume is the most eleve.Cote mobility, it is lower for men whose sperm is low sperm. But also, the number of mobile sperm is the lowest among men who observes abstinence for six days..
The last survey European ESPAD shows a slight decrease in cannabis use among 16 year olds. This decline occurred as the experiment that regular use. Enjoy yourself to recall the effects and dangers of this drug called soft but whose risks are very serious. Psychoactive substance use among adolescentsQu’en Is cannabis? What are the effects and dangers of cannabis? Tips parentsUsages psychoactive substances among adolescents The ESPAD (European School Survey on Alcohol and Other Drugs) is conducted every four years in 35 European countries, among students of 16 years (2800 students recruited from 202 institutions). Its objective is to analyze the usage levels of the three psychoactive substances most widely disseminated (alcohol, tobacco and cannabis). Regarding alcohol, regular consumption is increasing (13 % of students and twice as many boys than girls) but drunkenness are stable. . Read the rest of this entry »
These two questions have been posted on the blog of Professor Antoine Flahault, specialist public health and epidemiology. They concern malaria and are following the recent publication of an article documenting as much as disturbing the site of very serious medical weekly The Lancet. .
The researchers wanted to know the overall death toll of malaria throughout the world during the period 1980-2010. This work is part of a very particular context since the last decade has seen the development of a series of national and international initiatives aimed at intensifying the fight against this scourge caused by parasites transmitted by certain mosquitoes.
How to measure the impact and cost effectiveness of these initiatives if we do not have a precise mapping of damage caused by the enemy? But force is well to note that the imprecision of health statistics has, here, something amazing. Read the rest of this entry »
The extreme temperatures currently prevalent in the Hexagon also involve animals. Birds for example, have increasingly had trouble finding food. Natural foods are scarce and, even more than the cold, it is the hunger that they can be fatal. In one night, a bird can lose up to 12 % of its weight. And it must absolutely restore its energy reserves of the sunrise. Here are some tips waivers by the Foundation 30 million friends and the League for the Protection of Birds (LPO). Follow them: the blackbirds sing in the spring of your laurels, chickadees, woodpeckers or epeiches peaks and the thrushes, for example, you will appreciate. .
In general, birds are investing your garden lovers emphasize the Foundation 30 million friends. You will not have any difficulty finding a food that can satisfy them. Choose foods high in carbohydrates and fat adds the LPO. The easiest way is to buy seed mixes-all love sunflower seeds.-that are suitable for many species regardless of the size of their beaks.
Be sure the food in small quantities, ideally distant from each other. This will prevent your garden from becoming the seat of battles rows. Place food in areas located away from the wind and rain. Do not forget, to supply them with water. It is essential to their survival. Given that it is particularly cold right now, put at their disposal a warm water, ideally several times a day continuously Foundation. Read the rest of this entry »
The daily chore of shaving, it’s the beard! Certainly, repeated thousands of times already, it masters the technique. However, some tips can help men leave skin clean and soft, shaved very close to. The good faitsLe momentLes preparatifsMousse or gel? Mechanical or Electrical? After rasageLes The facts every day, your razor will have to eliminate the 0.40 mm of hair that grows back. It’s not finished, the exercise consists of shaving has guillotined 6000 has 25,000 hairs. An art! The right time in the morning at sunrise. Indeed, the skin is better equipped well rested..
The hepatitis C, which now affects nearly 500,000 people in UK, can be transmitted sexually when practice risk. Sexual transmission can be evoked in case of a practical risquesL’hepatite C is developed in UK at the same time as AIDS, by infusions of contaminated blood or acts medico-surgical infective. Number of cases is also a consecutive drug use intraveineuses.La Mostly, the virus of hepatitis C goes completely unnoticed, and the patient does not even know it was contaminated. In some cases, the patient stated a simple jaundice and the diagnosis is made thanks to a blood test confirming the presence of antibodies against the virus. So nothing serious, except when the hepatitis becomes chronic. The main clinical sign is when fatigue that never ends. Sometimes the diagnosis is made as a result of a blood test which was requested transaminases.. Read the rest of this entry »
The television was already understood to have put this principle into scene. As shown in the game of American reality show The Biggest Loser, which follows the obese people trying to lose weight, a team of American researchers estimated that weight loss can be contagious when it occurs in a group environment competitive. .
The study, published online this month in the journal Obesity, itself is based on the results of a competition online weight loss made in 2009 in Rhode Island, United States, and had lasted 12 weeks. Approximately 3,330 people who are overweight or obese divided into 987 teams from 5 to 11 members had participated.
The researchers established that those who had lost weight significantly-defined by a loss of at least 5 % of initial weight-has tended to be in the same teams, and that being part of a larger team was also associated to a weight loss greater. Indeed, the motivations of participants and stimulate easily add up anyone losing the courage to continue his efforts. Read the rest of this entry »
When the thermometer plummets, our hair does not take the opportunity to make their own way. Electrical, dull, flat, hard to comb your hair in need of care tailored to take a step ahead of their enemies from the cold. Beautiful hair despite the softness froidBains cheveuxSante for beautiful hair: cocooning capillaireDe beautiful hair all winter: hairstyles on mesureAstuces for more beautiful beautiful hair cheveuxDe despite the froidQu’elle be fine, thick, frisee, stiff or colored our hair mass does not like large climatic variations. And for good reason! In summer, heat, dry winds, chlorine in swimming pools or sea salt flakes dry out, discolor and devitalisent the hair shaft. In winter, the rain, the interior overheating, static electricity and freezing temperatures External prey to their reserves of water damage and copiously the thin film of sebum which protects your hair from root to tip.. Read the rest of this entry »