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Hemorrhoids or colorectal cancer? How to make the difference?

Hemorrhoids and certain types of cancer, including colon cancer and anal cancer, can cause similar symptoms. This can lead people who have rectal bleeding or lumps in the anus to think they have cancer. Hemorrhoids are more common than cancer and are the most likely explanation for rectal bleeding or pain. However, it is impossible …

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Air freshener, insect repellent: the little-known uses of eucalyptus

Most people easily recognize the smell of eucalyptus, but many don’t realize that this evergreen tree also has a wide variety of uses. Koalas usually come to mind when thinking of eucalyptus, but humans also use it. The most common type of eucalyptus, known as blue gum, grows primarily in Australia and Tasmania, but there …

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The risk of breast cancer exists before the age of 40 and after the age of 75.

The risk of breast cancer exists before the age of 40 and after the age of 75.

Specialists warn: women under 40 or over 75 are less on the detection radars of the breast cancer. And this, despite the existence of risks for older people. Breast cancer is the most frequent and deadliest in women worldwide, with some 54,000 new cases each year and more than 12,000 deaths in France. But “mortality …

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A virus close to Covid-19 discovered, researchers call for the development of a universal vaccine

A virus close to Covid-19 discovered, researchers call for the development of a universal vaccine

Two and a half years later the start of the Covid-19 pandemicscientists from Washington State University published, Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the results of their research on a virus of the same familydiscovered on bats in Russia, which would be able to infect humans and escapes antibodies and vaccines against SARS-CoV-2. Called Khosta-2, it belongs …

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Coronavirus: Scientists warn about Khosta-2, this new Covid which can infect humans and is resistant to vaccines

Coronavirus: Scientists warn about Khosta-2, this new Covid which can infect humans and is resistant to vaccines

Resistant to vaccines and capable of infecting humans, a new coronavirus has been discovered in bats. Scientists warn. The news is not particularly exciting, but virus hunters have discovered a new type of coronavirus with potentially identical consequences to Sras-CoV-2. Researchers from Washington State University published the findings of their research on Wednesday in the …

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Covid-19: green light from the High Health Authority for three vaccines adapted to Omicron for this fall

Covid-19: green light from the High Health Authority for three vaccines adapted to Omicron for this fall

This new booster dose will be recommended during a new vaccination campaign, coupled with that against influenza. The High Authority of Health (HAS) is giving the green light to three anti-Covid-19 vaccines adapted to Omicron for a new booster vaccination campaign planned for the fall and coupled with that against influenza, it announced on Tuesday …

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