Flu Caused 80,000 Deaths in US Last Year

USA – Flu Caused 80,000 Deaths in US Last Year

Influenza was especially severe in the United States last year. According to new data released today at a news briefing held by the Centers...
FDA warns consumers to avoid Rhino male enhancement products found at retailers because of undeclared and potentially dangerous drug ingredients

USA – FDA warns consumers to avoid Rhino male enhancement products found at retailers...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to purchase or use Rhino male enhancement products, due to a recent rise in...
Fetal DNA sequencing potentially could reduce need for invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures

Study – Fetal DNA sequencing potentially could reduce need for invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures

What Sequencing the fetal DNA that circulates in a pregnant woman’s blood holds promise for modern genomic medicine, according to a review article by Diana...
La diffusion publique des données sur la performance des soins de santé peut-elle influencer le comportement des consommateurs, des prestataires de soins de santé et des organisations ?

France – La diffusion publique des données sur la performance des soins de santé...

Quel est l’objectif de cette revue ? L'objectif était de déterminer si la diffusion publique d'informations sur la performance des prestataires de soins de santé (par...
Hospitalisation à domicile : le ministère et la HAS mettent en place 2 dispositifs

Europe – Hospitalisation à domicile : le ministère et la HAS mettent en place...

Parce qu’elle permet le maintien à domicile, l’HAD constitue une réponse directe à l’aspiration grandissante de la population d’être soignée dans son environnement familier, quand...
New Equation Bests BMI at Estimating Body Fat Mass

USA – New Equation Bests BMI at Estimating Body Fat Mass

A new relative fat mass (RFM) equation based on height-to-waist-circumference ratio better predicts the percentage of whole-body fat in men and women than body...
Mal de dos au travail : L'Assurance Maladie mobilise les entreprises

France – Mal de dos au travail : L’Assurance Maladie mobilise les entreprises

Quatre actifs sur cinq déclarent avoir déjà eu des problèmes de dos. Une lombalgie sur cinq entraîne un arrêt de travail et 30 % des...
Nobel prize awarded for research on cancer immunotherapy

International – Nobel prize awarded for research on cancer immunotherapy

“By stimulating the inherent ability of our immune system to attack tumor cells this year’s Nobel Laureates have established an entirely new principle for...
Updates on the presence of TSEs in the EU

Europe – Updates on the presence of TSEs in the EU

EFSA has published its third summary report on the monitoring of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in the EU. The report provides results on data collected by...
H1N1 influenza virus particles.

Study – Obesity extends duration of influenza A virus shedding

What Obesity, which increases influenza disease severity, also extends by about 1.5 days how long influenza A virus is shed from infected adults compared to...

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