Covid: having contracted the virus would increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study

In a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, American researchers report that people over the age of 65 who contracted Covid-19 were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease within a year of their diagnosis. And the highest risk was seen in women over 85. As the Alzheimer Foundation recently explained, “Covid-19 is likely … Read more

Mosquito control and health investigation after the detection of two cases of indigenous dengue fever in Occitania

The Regional Health Agency (ARS) Occitanie launched several operations in Toulouse after the discovery of two cases of indigenous dengue fever. After Plaisance-du-Touch (Haute-Garonne) and Montauban (Tarn-et-Garonne), Occitanie is once again affected by dengue fever. The health watch authorities have confirmed two indigenous cases in the Amidonniers district of Toulouse. The two patients are part … Read more

A new virus “about to spread” to humans?

The simian hemorrhagic fever virus (SHFV) is beginning to worry some scientists, even though it has been known since the 1960s. So far, no human infection has been observed. However, the simian hemorrhagic fever virus (SHFV) has been the subject of a new study, the results of which have been published in the journal Cell. … Read more

vaccination targeting Omicron begins, what you need to know

New vaccines dedicated to protection against severe forms of the Omicron variant sub-lineages are available from this Monday, October 3 for frail people, the over 60s or caregivers. COVID – Next Generation Messenger RNA Vaccines, Says “bivalent”, are now available in pharmacies and vaccination centers, while the figures for contamination and hospitalizations have been increasing, … Read more

new virus ‘about to spread’ to men

SHFV virus ‘managed to evade some of the immune mechanisms’ A virus that causes deadly Ebola-like symptoms in some monkeys is “about to spread” to humans, American researchers warn. After Covid-19, will the simian hemorrhagic fever virus (SHFV) be the cause of the next pandemic? If no human infection has been detected to date, the … Read more

A dog parasite could help fight incurable cancers

Cancers currently remain the second leading cause of death in the world, despite the improvement in patient care. The seriousness of these diseases lies in their great diversity. Although some cancers are effectively treated with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy, others respond little or not at all to these treatments. Improving the management of these … Read more