Isabelle Dinoire in February 2006 after face transplant

The First Woman in the World with a Face Transplant has Died

HEALTH:  Isabelle Dinoire was attacked by her dog … She was the first woman in the world to have had a face transplant. Isabelle Dinoire died on April 22 “following a long illness”, said the University Hospital of Amiens, confirming a report in Le Figaro . In a statement, the University Hospital confirmed the death […]

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Mosquitoes proliferate in the Nantes region

Mosquitoes proliferate in the Nantes region

Regional Health Agency (ARS) reports that mosquitoes abound now in the Nantes region. “Following the recent strong tidal coefficients, a moderate outbreak of mosquito Aedes eggs caspius was observed by the Atlantic EID (interdepartmental facility for mosquito control the Atlantic coast in the estuary of the Loire). Current climatic conditions favoured the increase and migration […]

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A Couple have been found to be carrying the zika virus at a hospital in Nantes

Zika: Two cases of the Virus Reported to the University Hospital of Nantes, without any Symptoms

HEALTH:  A couple of Bretons back from vacation in Martinique, showed no clinical sign … They had no symptoms of the disease, which would be a first.  Nantes University Hospital are following a couple of Bretons who are carrying the Zika virus , carried by the Asian tiger mosquito, recounts Ouest-France on Tuesday . The woman […]

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A chickenpoc epidemic appears to have hit several departments in France

Rhône-Alpes: Several Departments Plagued by a Serious Outbreak of Chickenpox

HEALTH: Isere, Savoie and Haute-Savoie are most affected … The region is one of five regional departments affected by the disease. According to the bulletin weekly Riverkeeper Network, published Wednesday, Rhône-Alpes is currently experiencing an outbreak of chickenpox, described as “moderate” by the observatory GPs. The unevenly affected departments This childhood disease , which results in the appearance […]

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Parents of a school in Toulouse are demanding action after the presence of Rats

Toulouse: The Presence of Rats in a School create Panic of Parents

Parents blocked the entrance of a public school to announce the presence of rats. Treatment by the city is being …   Many students of the Louise-Michel school in the Toulouse neighborhood of La Faourette skipped school on Monday. Some parents have in effect blocked the entrance to the facility at 8:30 am to report […]

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No labelling of the origin of meat in 50 percent of processed meat products

No Labeling of the Origin in more than 50% of Processed Meats

The consumer association UFC Que Choisir unveiled Monday … The UFC Que Choisir consumer association announced today, Monday that the indication of the origin of meat in processed products, a claim breeders who are not required today, was absent for more than half of the products meat. In total, 54% of processed meat products do […]

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Jacques Chirac, the former president of France has been hospitalized

Jacques Chirac Hospitalized for a Checkup, “he is not in danger”

According to his daughter, the state of the former president is “not worrisome” … Former President Jacques Chirac, 83, was hospitalized in Paris for a checkup.  But his condition is “not worrying” according to his daughter, Claude Chirac. “Feeling weakened in recent days, Jacques Chirac was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon to make a general check of […]

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Former president Jacques Chirac hospitalized after health worries

Jacques Chirac hospitalized but “no worries,” says his daughter

Former President Jacques Chirac was hospitalized for a checkup. His condition “is not worrying,” announced his daughter Claude Chirac on Thursday morning. Jacques Chirac , 83, was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon in a Paris hospital because he felt “weak for several days” but his condition has “no concerns” , said Thursday morning to AFP the daughter […]

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Chateaubriant Hospital to obtain an MRI scanner in 2016/2017

Chateaubriant: The hospital will have an MRI “end of 2016 or early 2017”

Regional Health Agency (ARS) agreed to a fixed magnetic resonance imaging equipment (MRI) is installed in Chateaubriant by eighteen months.  The record filed with the Regional Health Agency (ARS), advance in the right direction. Mobile equipment MRI (between Chateaubriant and Redon) had for a time been considered  “but the ARS is more ambitious and will give […]

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