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La souche de variole du singe en circulation en 2022 descend de celle qui a infecté plusieurs personnes hors d'Afrique entre 2017 et 2019. © dottedyeti, Adobe Stock

Monkeypox: has there been human-to-human transmission of the monkeypox virus since 2017?

The first results genetic analysis of the strain of the Agent of smallpoxSmallpox is caused by infection with viruses of the Poxviridae family, genus Orthopoxvirus, which also cause other human diseases (including…” data-image=”https://cdn.futura-sciences.com /buildsv6/images/midioriginal/0/a/2/0a2beab5fb_50036011_smallpox-dr.jpg” data-url=”https://news.google.com/health/definitions/medicine-smallpox-7981/” data-more=” Read more”>smallpox from the monkey collected in Portugal revealed that the strain which infected 780 people outside Africa was, …

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Patients cured of colorectal cancer: "All patients went into remission, without severe side effects"

Patients cured of colorectal cancer: “All patients went into remission, without severe side effects”

The use of the antibody dostarlimab has enabled 18 patients with colorectal cancer to achieve a cure, according to a study published Sunday in the United States. Jean-Baptiste Bachet, oncologist at Pitié-Salpêtrière, deciphers the advances that this therapy can offer. A revolutionary clinical trial? Published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine, a clinical …

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You don't need cling film in your kitchen, here are the many alternatives available

You don’t need cling film in your kitchen, here are the many alternatives available

A few years ago, when I started to worry about the impact of single-use plastics on the environment, I have decided to no longer buy cling film to preserve food. When I found alternatives, it was not difficult to do without them. Here’s how I manage my leftovers without cling film. Whenever I’m in a …

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Philips auditioned by the ANSM on its defective respirators

Philips auditioned by the ANSM on its defective respirators

“Evasive” or even “non-existent” answers, and patients between anger, fear and uncertainty. Almost a year after the recall by Philips Group many of its respiratory devices due to potential risks to the health of their users, the National Medicines Safety Agency (ANSM) convened an ad hoc committee of experts on Wednesday to better understand the …

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Carence en fer : comment y remédier par son alimentation

Carence en fer : comment y remédier par son alimentation

Le fer est indispensable à notre bonne santé, c’est un fait. Mais comment nous assurer que notre alimentation nous apporte ce dont nous avons besoin ? Commençons par détruire un mythe… Les épinards de Popeye ne sont pas riches en fer. La teneur n’y est que 2,1 mg par 100 g d’épinards frais. Autre mythe : il est souvent …

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Can you see the hidden animal in the picture?  Hardly anyone can see it

Can you see the hidden animal in the picture? Hardly anyone can see it

It’s an almost impossible to solve optical illusion. Do you see the hidden animal in the picture? Finding it requires not only very good vision but also keen attention to detail and insight. Thanks to this test which could reveal your visual acuity, you will be able to evaluate your ingenuity in solving problems. Can …

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