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the regions where you will have to be particularly vigilant this summer

the regions where you will have to be particularly vigilant this summer

THE ESSENTIAL This summer, ticks carrying Lyme disease proliferate in several areas of France, including the Grand Est, the Center region and Limousin According to a recent study, more than 14% of the world’s population has already been affected by Lyme disease. Watch out for ticks! Every summer, we have become accustomed to being wary …

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Definition |  Vernal keratoconjunctivitis |  Futura Health

Definition | Vernal keratoconjunctivitis | Futura Health

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis is the form of conjunctivitis the most severe. It mainly affects children and ends up, in most cases, disappearing in adulthood. A conjunctivitis corresponds to an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the membrane that covers the sclera (the white of theeye) and the inner part of the eyelids. We speak of keratoconjunctivitis when it …

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Echo may be a symptom of early Alzheimer’s disease

Echo may be a symptom of early Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that causes the brain to shrink, ultimately destroying memory and disrupting other important cognitive functions. Beyond its effect on memory, many other symptoms can point you towards the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. One of these symptoms is known to impair speech in patients, …

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Menstrual disorders and pain after anti-Covid vaccination

Menstrual disorders and pain after anti-Covid vaccination

THE ESSENTIAL More than 11,000 women have reported abnormalities in their menstrual cycle after receiving a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. No direct link is established but the Medicines Agency is trying to respond to concerns. They are more than 11,000 women and are waiting for answers, but for the moment there are only hypotheses …

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Food and Nutrition: Top 5 Health Benefits of Potatoes

Food and Nutrition: Top 5 Health Benefits of Potatoes

30 minutes ago Kerry Torrens- Nutritionist Photo credit, MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP via Getty Images What is the potato? A member of the nightshade family, which includes tomatoes and eggplants, the potato (solanum tuberosum) is the plant’s underground energy store (tuber). There are a wide variety of potatoes, but from a culinary point of view, they are …

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cases of pericarditis and myocarditis potentially linked to vaccines

cases of pericarditis and myocarditis potentially linked to vaccines

THE ESSENTIAL A large study carried out on more than 15 million people vaccinated against Covid highlights an increased risk of cardiac complications However, the incidence rate remains low and research continues to encourage vaccination against Covid-19. This is a study that caused a lot of noise when it was published. Featured in The Lancetthe …

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