France has 1.6 million fewer smokers since 2016

Tobacco: France has 1.6 Million Fewer Daily Smokers Since 2016

France has 1.6 million fewer daily smokers since 2016, the government announced this Monday 25th March, 2018. Details. The number of daily smokers has dropped by 1.6 million since 2016, said the government on Monday 25th March, before the holding in the afternoon of an Interdepartmental Committee devoted to health . Some 600,000 daily smokers quit smoking in the […]

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Overweight, low physical activity ... diabetes can occur according to several factors. (© cc search)Overweight, low physical activity ... diabetes can occur according to several factors.

Health: A Diabetes Screening Organised this Saturday at Leclerc in Châteaubriant

An anonymous and free diabetes screening day will be held in the lobby of the Leclerc store in Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique), this Saturday 16th March, 2019. The Lion’s club Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique) The Mea organizes, with Lider diabetes (for  Lions international dépistage et recherche diabète ) and the hospital center Châteaubriant-Nozay-Pouancé , a day of anonymous and free screening of diabetes . It will take place on Saturday 16th March, […]

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You can register for free on the Pollens Alert website at www.alertepollens.org

Vannes: Pollen Warning, Remember to Register

If you are allergic to pollen and want to anticipate problems, the sentinel pollenarium of Vannes can inform you in real time pollen emissions If you are allergic to pollen and want to anticipate problems, the sentinel pollenarium of Vannes can inform you in real time pollen emissions, in collaboration with the Association of sentinel […]

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The number of births in France continues to decline

For the Fourth Consecutive Year, France Continues to Make Fewer Babies

According to INSEE figures, the population of France continues to grow, but at a slower pace. The gap between the number of births and deaths is narrowing 12,000 fewer babies in 2018  : fertility continues to decline in France and now stands at 1.87 children per woman , for the fourth year in a row below the symbolic threshold of […]

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Glasses, dentures and hearing aids will be fully reimbursed by the Social Security and complementary health from 2020.

Health: Glasses, Dentures and Hearing soon reimbursed 100%

Glasses, dentures and hearing aids will be fully reimbursed by the Social Security and complementary health from 2020. The decree was published Saturday, January 12 in the Official Journal . From 2020, some glasses, dental crowns and hearing aids will be fully reimbursed by Social Security and complementary health. This is the implementation of the reform on  “zero charge rest” , adopted in December by […]

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Batches of drugs containing Irbesartan have been recalled

Hypertension: The French Medicines Agency Recalls Batches of Drugs Based on Irbesartan

A month and a half after the Valsartan drug recall, irbesartan is also being recalled by the French Medicines Agency on Friday, January 11th. The presence of two substances classified as “carcinogenic” is the cause. After valsartan , another anti hypertensive drug is affected by batch recalls because of the presence of a substance classified as a probable […]

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This diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease will be possible thanks to blood.

Alzheimer’s Disease Soon Diagnosed with a Simple Blood Test?

A company hopes to market in September 2019 the first blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. A revolution for the medical profession. Are we moving towards a revolution to better fight against Alzheimer’s ? Founded in 2007, the company Firalis located in the Great East at Huningue (Haut-Rhin) south of Mulhouse on the French-Swiss border is preparing to market the first blood test for […]

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Flu epidemic arrives in the Pays de la Loire

Flu Arrives in Pays de la Loire: Sarthe is the Most Affected Department

For the first week of January, cases of flu increase in Pays de la Loire, particularly in Sarthe. The epidemic is likely to progress further At the beginning of 2019, according to the weekly map published by the network Sentinelles , the flu is coming in force in the west of France . The epidemic of influenza began in  Occitan and 10 regions are […]

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The health of Michael Schumacher remains a mystery

Formula 1: Five Years After his Accident, the Mystery Surrounding Michael Schumacher’s Health Remains

Absolute reference to Formula 1, Michael Schumacher lives idle for five years and his skiing accident, December 29, 2013. The seven-time world champion will celebrate his 50 years on January 3 and his health, precarious, remains a secret carefully guarded by his relatives. The family never wanted to communicate on this subject but in the […]

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Some cigarettes will increase on January 1, 2019

Tobacco: Further Increase for Some Cigarettes on the 1st January

Before the sharp increase of 50 cents expected in March 2019, price adjustments for some packets of cigarettes are expected on the 1st January. This is the seventh revision of the price of tobacco since the arrival of Emmanuel Macron in power. As of January 1st, 2019, some brands of cigarettes will see a slight increase . On average, prices will […]

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