Category: Health

ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE: LIQUID SOLIDIFIES IN THE LUNGS OF A YOUNG PERSON WHO WAS VAPORIZING TOO MUCH

    While the United States is on alert about the risks associated with electronic smoking, after the deaths of seven people, the British press reports the case of a 19-year-old American boy whose lungs are greatly affected by vaporization. Anthony Mayo, 19, a 19-year-old resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been hospitalized for several days […]

“Wild” clinical trial: Five questions to better understand clinical trials and their management

RESEARCH While a “wild” and an illegal clinical trial has been discovered and interrupted, “20 Minutes” looks at the supervision of these medical studies   A rare “wild clinical trial”, conducted in an abbey near Poitiers, was banned on Thursday by the French Medicines Agency (ANSM). At least 350 patients with neurodegenerative diseases were illegally […]

No, Wi-Fi is not a “silent killer”

Several alarmist articles denounce the responsibility of wireless connections for risks of sterility, disruption of children’s development, disruption of brain functions… “Wi-Fi: a silent killer who kills us very slowly…”, wants to alert a very shared article in recent weeks on social networks. Published on the site comment economiser.fr, however, traces of it can be […]

Researchers discover a new ligament in the knee

Researchers at Balgrist University Hospital in Zurich have discovered a new ligament in the knee joint: nicknamed AIML for “Accessory Iliotibial Band-Meniscal Ligament”, it is believed to be present in a minority of people and to promote the risk of tearing. A ligament is a set of tight connective fibres that connect two bones at […]

Homeopaths committed suicide

By suing the scientists who signed a Figaro tribune, the defenders of hoeo-pathy shot themselves in the foot. More than a year ago, 124 doctors signed in Le Figaroune tribune calling for a strict framework for homeopathy and other pseudo-medicines, described as charlatanism. At the same time, they demanded that homeopathy or acupuncture diplomas no […]