this revolutionary implant that restores hearing abilities

By directly stimulating the auditory nerve using an electrode injected into the cochlea, the implant compensates for the defective cells and restores hearing. a/Peakstock – stock.adobe.com DECRYPTION – Whether deafness is acquired or present from birth, this technology restores hearing abilities… but does not yet offer perfect hearing. More than 1 billion young people aged … Read more

The track of a herpes virus to lift certain obstacles to immunotherapy

By Arnaud Chene Posted 1 hour ago, Update 1 hour ago Arnaud Chêne is a researcher at Inserm, Integrated Red Blood Cell Biology Unit (UMR_S1134), Pathogenesis of Severe Malaria team. Inserm EXPERT ADVICE – Inserm researcher, Arnaud Chêne explains that there is “great inequity in the face of the disease”. Due to production costs and … Read more

psychiatrist and ex-MP Martine Wonner suspended for one year by the Order of Physicians

The former parliamentarian had opposed the health pass and had promoted ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine on her Twitter account. Martine Wonner, psychiatrist and former deputy for Bas-Rhin, was suspended for one year on Friday by the disciplinary chamber of the Council of the Order of Physicians of the Grand Est, in Nancy, after two complaints concerning … Read more

Covid-19: new rebound of the epidemic

According to the government, the recall campaign is not advancing at a sufficient pace. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP After a lull since the beginning of October, positive cases such as hospitalizations are distributed upwards in France. Will this pandemic ever end? The question may seem legitimate as long as the waves of Covid-19 have followed one another … Read more

And if you help scientists protect the speleomante, this amphibian found only in our region

At first glance, it may look like a small salamander. But his little name to him is the speleomante of Strinati (also called Strinati’s Spelerpes). It measures between 8 and 13 cm, its skin is smooth and shiny, its back brown-black with irregular yellowish, green-yellow, coppery or pale brown markings. Its small legs are accompanied … Read more

detected in time, he is taking good care of himself

By Pauline Lena Posted yesterday at 4:11 p.m., Update yesterday at 4:15 p.m. If there are different forms of the pathology, all of which have given the visual field, chronic open-angle glaucoma represents 90% of cases among adults. Tymoshchuk – stock.adobe.com / Andriy Tymoshchuk / Tymoshchuk – stock.adobe.com / Andriy Tymoshchuk DECRYPTION – In France, … Read more

early warning signs

There are four main types of dementia, each of which expresses itself in a very specific way. sudok1 – stock.adobe.com OUR HEALTH ADVICE – About 1.2 million people live in France with a cognitive disorder that jeopardizes their autonomy. How to identify incipient dementia? Answer with two experts. “Alzheimer’s disease, dementia: these early signs that … Read more

China announces its first death since May

Beijing continues to apply the “zero Covid” strategy which aims to do everything to prevent contamination and therefore deaths. China announced on Sunday November 20 its first death from Covid-19 since May, an 87-year-old man in Beijing, where the increase in the number of cases is gradually leading to the closure of establishments and businesses. … Read more

5 figures on access to sanitary facilities

For the ninth consecutive year, World Toilet Day, activated by the UN every November 19, aims to raise awareness of the difficulties of access to adapted toilets. Beyond a question of comfort, the lack of access to sanitary facilities has harmful consequences on health and the preservation of the environment. This year, the theme chosen, … Read more

Cannabis may be more harmful to the lungs than tobacco (study)

AFP, published on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 10:17 p.m. Smoking cannabis could be more harmful to the lungs than tobacco, according to a Canadian study carried out on a small sample and published Tuesday in the journal Radiology. Researchers from the University and the Ottawa Hospital looked at the chest x-rays of 56 cannabis … Read more