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Coronavirus: immune evasion, the main asset of the BA.5 variant

Coronavirus: immune evasion, the main asset of the BA.5 variant

Now the majority in Belgium, omicron’s little brother is driving up the epidemic figures mainly because of its ability to break through immunity induced by vaccination or a previous infection. Article reserved for subscribers Deputy head of the company service By Sandra Durieux Published on 06/26/2022 at 17:35 Reading time: 3 mins Un stealth aircraft. …

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Therapeutic antibodies, shock weapons against cancers and inflammatory diseases

Therapeutic antibodies, shock weapons against cancers and inflammatory diseases

(AFP) – They made a lot of noise during the recent congress against cancer in Chicago: more than twenty years after their first commercialization, therapeutic antibodies are more promising than ever, also arousing the interest of investors. At the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in early June, which brings together …

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Tiger mosquito hunting intensifies in Charente-Maritime

Tiger mosquito hunting intensifies in Charente-Maritime

Every spring it returns. And each year, it goes a little further north. The tiger mosquito is gaining ground in France. A proliferation to which the Charente-Maritime is no exception. Since 2019, the department is considered “colonized” by this species. Seven municipalities are particularly targeted: Saintes, Nieul-sur-Mer, Chaniers, Saint-Georges-d’Oléron, Périgny and since last year, Saint-Georges-de-Didonne …

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Sunburn, mosquito bites, motion sickness… What are the essential oils to put in your suitcase?

Sunburn, mosquito bites, motion sickness… What are the essential oils to put in your suitcase?

Are you stressed about flying? Do you have motion sickness? It is no longer necessary today to dedicate an entire suitcase to your first aid kit, certain essential oils perfectly playing the role of allies for the skin as well as for minor health concerns. Peppermint, lavender, tea tree, here are the essentials to slip …

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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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