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E-cigarette Lower Exposure To Toxic Substances Over The Long Term

E-cigarette Lower Exposure To Toxic Substances Over The Long Term

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E-cigarette: lower exposure to toxic substances over the long term   A British study conducted in real conditions over the long term has just proven that vapoteurs are less exposed to harmful substances than smokers. This is the first comparative study of the long-term effects on the body of normal cigarettes and electronic cigarettes. Researchers from the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London have just published their findings in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine . Scientists conducted research on 181 people in 5 groups: conventional cigarette smokers, former smokers who became vapotors, former smokers using nicotine substitutes, smokers who also use electronic cigarettes, smokers who also use substitutes Nicotinic acids. They
Influenza The Peak Of The Epidemic Is Past

Influenza The Peak Of The Epidemic Is Past

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Influenza: the peak of the epidemic is past   The peak of the epidemic of seasonal influenza has passed, announced Wednesday Public Health France, which evaluates to 14,300 "the number   The flu epidemic has passed The agency observed a decrease in physician visits for influenza-like illness, with 340 consultations per 100,000 people during the week of January 30 to February 5, compared with 429 the previous week. The Pays de la Loire, Hauts-de-France and Center-Loire regions are the most affected, says the Sentinelles-Inserm surveillance network in its weeklyinhabitants, details French Public Health in its own bulletin.All the regions of metropolitan France remain in "epidemic phase", she said however. Seniors are most severely affected The epidemic of se...
The Only Three Compulsory Vaccines In France Must Be Available Without

The Only Three Compulsory Vaccines In France Must Be Available Without

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The only three compulsory vaccines in France must be available without   Vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus and poliomyelitis (DTP), the only ones to be mandatory in France, must be available without any combination with other vaccines, the Council of State decided on Wednesday. One million signatories in a petition. The law obliges the State to provide DTP without association within 6 months The highest administrative jurisdiction " directs the Minister of Health to take measures to make DTP vaccines available in this form alone, while laboratories currently associate it with other" highly recommended "vaccines, in vaccines Versatile, sold more expensive. " The law, which imposes only three obligations of vaccination, necessarily implies that it is possible to co
Vaccines Which Are Mandatory Or Recommended Who Are Asking

Vaccines Which Are Mandatory Or Recommended Who Are Asking

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Vaccines: which are mandatory or recommended? Who are asking? What are the mandatory vaccines? Which are only recommended? Why are some products scary? Immunization raises many questions, under the pressure of associations. What are the mandatory vaccines? For the population as a whole, there are three: diphtheria (mandatory since 1938), tetanus (since 1940) and poliomyelitis (since 1964). Two DTP injections are foreseen in babies, at 2 months and 4 months as well as a mandatory reminder at 11 months. For polio only, two other reminders are compulsory, respectively at 6 years and then between 11 and 13 years. Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children may be punished by six months in prison and a fine of € 3,750. Other vaccine obligations exist (hepatitis B , tube
What Should You Know About The Thyroid

What Should You Know About The Thyroid

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What should you know about the thyroid? More than 6 million French, 10% of the population, suffer from dysfunction of the thyroid gland . What do you know about its disturbances, its symptoms , its treatment? Questions answers. What does the thyroid produce? The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones , commonly called T3 and T4. Their mission is to regulate the main functions of the organization. Thus the thyroid acts upon the heart, the nervous system, the skeleton, & c. Note that the production of thyroid hormones is controlled by another hormone, TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) , which is secreted by the pituitary gland. How is hypothyroidism manifested? Hypothyroidism is characterized by a general slowdown of the organization's operation : slow heart bea
Red Dots On The Skin Petechiae Or Ruby ​​Spots

Red Dots On The Skin Petechiae Or Ruby ​​Spots

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Red dots on the skin: petechiae or ruby spots? The petechiae and ruby spots are manifested both by small red spots on the skin. How to differentiate them? What are their respective characteristics? And finally, is this serious and how to get rid of it? The point with E-health on petechiae and ruby spots. What is Petechia? Description Petechiae are small skin spots of 2 to 3 mm in diameter, a kind of pinheads of a red or purple color, especially present on the legs but not exclusively. They do not cause pain or itching. They have the particularity of not disappearing (or bleaching) at the pressure. Petechiae may also be present on certain organs and cavities such as the bladder , for example. The appearance of these spots is linked to small haemorrhages. For e
Is It Possible To Defeat His Phobias By Hypnosis

Is It Possible To Defeat His Phobias By Hypnosis

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Is it possible to defeat his phobias by hypnosis? Aversion of spiders or snakes, claustrophobia, panic at the idea of flying or an elevator, fear of water panic, school phobia, agoraphobia ... Phobias can be particularly disabling for those who suffer from it. Hypnosis can help you eliminate them, in a few sessions. A phobia is an excessive and irrational fear of an object or a specific situation. Coralie Pastoré, humanist hypnotherapist in Rueil-Malmaison (92, France), explains how hypnosis helps to cure these phobias. Unlike the which is "asleep" to access the patient's unconscious, she practices what is called humanist hypnosis. "  It puts the person in an increased state of consciousness, we do not sleep but instead it awakens, he is active, participative. Beyond the consciou
Layers contain toxic substances for babies

Layers contain toxic substances for babies

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  As incredible as it may seem, baby diapers are full of toxic substances. This is what this month's magazine "60 Million Consumers" reveals. Residues of pesticides and dioxins Children are in constant contact with toxic or polluting substances, but parents know that even layers are dangerous to the health of babies? According to the latest issue of 60 million consumers , "  the majority of layers we studied incorporate one or more molecules to the suspected or proven toxicity  ." 12 diapers brands have in fact been analyzed and toxic substances were found in 10 of them . These hazardous substances are found glyphosate residues, the active ingredient of the powerful and controversial herbicide Roundup, but also traces of dioxins and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons(PAH
Low calorie diet increases life expectancy

Low calorie diet increases life expectancy

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According to a study by a team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin in the United States, eating fewer calories would help combat some age-related diseases. No longer eating after dark Some age-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer or diabetes could be prevented if we decided to give up a fifth of the calories we usually consume each day. In any case the finding of a study published in the journal Nature . According to this work, not to eat the dark at 8 am would increase life expectancy by 10% . An effective diet But to be effective, the plan must be adopted only after 40 years . Before that, it does not help much. To reach this conclusion, the researchers analyzed the results of two studies conducted on rhesus monkeys that they submitted to hypocalori
Why is it good to eat chocolate when you are cold

Why is it good to eat chocolate when you are cold

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Professor Alyn Morice, head of respiratory and cardiovascular studies from the University of Hull, claims that there is research whose results demonstrate that chocolate is one of the best remedies to relieve cough, writes Gandul.info. Results of the great big study in Europe on the effects of medicines without prescription demonstrated that remedies based on cocoa are more efficient than standard ones. The study was conducted on 163 patients and concluded that these drugs based on chocolate have significant improvements in symptoms in just two days. In addition, researchers at Imperial College London have discovered that theobromine , a substance contained in chocolate is much better for removal cough reflexes than codeine, the main ingredient in most recommended remedies for