Friday, July 5, 2019

Why women live longer

According to the latest figures from INSEE, a girl born in 2013 can hope to live until 2097, exactly 84.8 years. For little boys, on the other hand, the prognosis is only 78.4 years, that is almost six and a half years difference.

The benefits of mammography after 75 years

Women over the age of 75 who do not have regular breast cancer screenings would be at risk for higher mortality when diagnosed with cancer. This is shown in a US study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) conference in Washington, DC, April 6-10.

Diabetics take risks to lose weight

"Diabulimia" ... Just the word is scary. This term used by the British is actually a contraction of "diabetes" and "bulimia" which refers to those type 1 diabetics who do not respect their treatment and reduce their insulin dose to lose weight. "I admit that I did not know the expression diaboulimie," , but we all know this phenomenon. And these are extremely difficult situations to manage. "

Why our hair falls more in autumn

"In the fall, every year I lose a lot more hair than the rest of the year. Every morning when I brush them, I feel like removing handles. Some days it's scary, I feel like I'm going to finish bald "confides Nathalie, 32 years old. As this young mother of a family, it is mainly women who suffer from these seasonal falls of hair. 

Anorexia can wake up after 50 years

To watch each morning in the mirror, weigh yourself after each meal, in short have the perfect body obsession, is not the prerogative of teenagers. It would seem that wisdom does not necessarily come with age. Indeed, according to an American study published in the journal International Journal of eating disorders, eating disorders also cause deaths in women over 50 years. 

A womb of mother and daughter

Bringing a child to life through the womb of his mother is the unique experience that two young Swedish women are about to experience. Aged about thirty years, they want to become a mother but can not because they have no uterus. One had her uterus removed because she had cancer of the cervix, and the other was born without a uterus, a victim of a rare disease called Rokitanski's syndrome.

Future moms encouraged to heal their caries

A baby, a tooth! It was customary to say that each pregnancy was translated for the mother by the loss of a tooth. This is very excessive, but a team at Inseam still shows that oral prevention should be emphasized in future mothers. 

Anxiety: meditation would not only be good

From personal development books to cognitive therapy sessions at Saint Anne's Hospital in Paris, meditation is increasingly popular in France as in other Western countries. However, this technique inspired by Buddhism may not have that good, warns a study published in the journal Plos One .

Depression: the Mediterranean diet protects the elderly

Following a lifelong Mediterranean diet can protect seniors from depression, according to new research presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association . 

Food neophobia causes chronic diseases

Food neophobia increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, according to a new study . Food neophobia is when a person refuses to taste and eat foods that they do not know. As a result, the quality of the diet can drop and lead to chronic diseases .

Sexting leads to risky behavior in adolescents

The practice of sexting leads to risky sexual behavior among adolescents and has detrimental effects on their mental healthThe sexting is to send via his smartphone or computer messages, photos or videos with sexual connotations.

Oat drink: effects on health

The consumption of vegetable drinks grows every year and that of oatmeal is becoming popular as one of the healthiest versions. Discover the properties of this cereal and if its liquid version gives us some benefit. 

Sore throat when swallowing: causes and how to relieve it

The sore throat that occurs when swallowing, and the inflammation and redness that accompanies it, can become very annoying. Know its causes, when to go to the doctor and advice that can help you to alleviate it.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

What fish can you eat during pregnancy

The consumption of fish during pregnancy, especially due to its mercury content, is one of the issues that can cause most doubts to pregnant women. We clarify which and how many rations to take and which ones to avoid.

The perfect bed

Our rest can be altered if we do not sleep in the right place. And is that having a suitable bed is essential to wake up every day with energy and health. We give clues to get your perfect bed.

Mouthwashes : healthy and shiny mouth

Mouthwashes are a complement for perfect oral hygiene: they avoid halitosis, protect the gums, prevent cavities ... Discover when it is necessary to use them, but also the possible risks of their abuse.

Good oral hygiene is essential to maintain a healthy and shiny mouth. 

Friday, June 28, 2019

Scientists have found that with the help of coffee you can fight overweight

It turned out that an invigorating drink helps the body produce brown fat.

Scientists from the University of Nottingham (UK) conducted a study, which resulted in finding out the benefits of coffee while losing weight. Work presented in the journal Nature .

Monday, June 24, 2019

Viral infections during pregnancy associated with mental disorders of the child

Experiments on rats have shown that communication is fair for both sexes of the offspring.

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada conducted experiments on rats. They inoculated viral infections to pregnant females and monitored the development of their offspring. The results, showed that the offspring of such rodents had an increased risk of developing mental illness.

Scientists have found one hundred percent way to quit smoking

Scientists have found the most effective way to quit smoking. Among many methods, only one showed a truly impressive result.

Smoking is a bad habit that adversely affects the entire body. Quite a few people are aware of the risks of smoking, so they are trying to get rid of this habit. However, this is not easy to do, and over the years it becomes extremely difficult. 

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Vaccines during pregnancy

During pregnancy it is important to prevent diseases that can be harmful, both for the mother and the baby. We tell you which vaccines are compatible with pregnancy and which are contraindicated.

It is normal that during the gestation period you have many doubts about the medicines you can take and the  vaccines that can be given to you, or not. 

Peas drink: nutritional profile and benefits

The pea drink is another vegetable alternative to milk that can be a good nutritional option, but it has some limitations and does not replace the consumption of the whole legume. Know their healthy properties

The pea drink is another vegetable drink that consumers have heard about in a forced attempt to introduce it to the market that, for the moment, has not been successful in Spain. 

Sleeping with artificial light increases the risk of obesity in women

Women who do not want to get fat should sleep in a dark room, since a study has linked sleep with artificial light or with the television on with an increase in weight and a widening of the waist.

A study by the Institute of Science of Health and Environment of the United States, published in the journal Jama Internal Medicine , relates exposure to artificial light at night while sleeping with weight gain in women. 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

General advice for stress and psychological complaints

Introduction to general advice on stress and psychological complaints

What you can do best with stress and psychological complaints depends on your personal circumstances and the cause of your symptoms.
This information brochure contains general advice on stress and physical complaints. The advice can be used by almost everyone to help reduce the symptoms.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The secret of couples who last is humor

Have you been in a relationship for a long time, and feel like you're struggling with your other half for trifles?  Do not be discouraged: a second honeymoon awaits you .
This is highlighted by a new study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and published in the journal Emotion. 

Eating a lot of fiber protects from all diseases

It's a good, easy habit to take. Consuming a lot of dietary fiber protects from all diseases, and therefore significantly increases life expectancy, according to a gigantic synthesis of Lancet studies on the subject.

New recommendations for a better lifestyle : overweight

More than half of people are overweight or obese: it is time to change our habits. The organization issues a series of recommendations on diet, physical activity and physical inactivity to help people make better choices. 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Small variety and more nutrition

With the improvement of living standards, people are paying more and more attention to health, especially the elderly love to watch health programs, but they are often easy to understand mistakes or go to extremes. For example, some people are afraid of high blood sugar, do not eat staple food or only eat coarse grains. The first article of the "Chinese Dietary Guidelines" is "diversified food, cereal-based", and provides guidance for the choice of staple food. How can the three meals on that day be combined with the thickness to be delicious and healthy?

Is it dangerous to squeeze?

Everyone has this kind of experience. When we were young, we suddenly had a bag on the top of the lips or on the nose, and then formed a white-headed pustule. This is the face, it’s too ugly, the hand squeezed, broke, and the pus flowed out. It’s over. There is one more there, and then squeeze.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

1 in 3 women with gestational diabetes is not screened

Screening for gestational diabetes follows a selective mode according to several criteria. It is intended for women with a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25 kg / m2, an age of 35 years or older, a family history of diabetes, a personal history of gestational diabetes, or a child macrosome. But this selective screening would let women fall through the cracks ... Almost a third of cases according to a French team at the Jean Verdier hospital in Bondy.

Smoking: Smoking cessation before age 40 saves 10 years

"The number of female deaths from lung cancer has increased by almost 6% per year since the beginning of the 2000s. This cancer is becoming more deadly than breast cancer and yet there is little mobilization for its prevention. As if we thought that finally, these women have looked for it since they smoked! "Says Professor Xavier Quantin, pneumo-oncologist at Montpellier University Hospital.

The age of the first pregnancy decreases with the level of study

In the 1960s, women made their first child at age 24. In 2010, they do so four years later, according to the latest INSEE report (1). And for the next ones, here too, the mothers are older at the birth of their offspring. Regardless of the child's rank, the average age of mothers is 30 years old.

Night work hurts women

Night work is a risk factor for breast cancer, as are certain genetic mutations, late age at first pregnancy, and hormonal treatments. In any case, this is what Inserm researchers have just shown in a major population survey on the impact of night work on women's health carried out between 2005 and 2008.  

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Lack of sleep prevents us from digesting our negative emotions

It has long been known that quality sleep is essential for good healthIn addition to allowing us to "recharge our batteries", sleep would allow us to assimilate the events of our day  to move on, to consolidate our memory , but also to keep our brain at its best. But what happens in the brains of people who do not sleep or little? 

E.Coli: Children under 5 must not consume raw milk

In order to avoid E. coli contamination, "children under five must not consume raw milk cheese or raw milk," says the Ministry of Agriculture. "Beyond, the risk still exists but it is still decreasing, children are still better protected beyond five years," said AFP Marie-Pierre Donguy, head of the mission of health emergencies.

Why you should stop high protein drinks

Do you subscribe to the gym and want to gain muscleYou may be tempted by drinks and high-protein bars, star products of influencers on social networks . Be careful, because a new study, published in the journal Nature Metabolism , shows what the negative side effects may be.

Premature babies are more likely to suffer from kidney disease

Premature births are important risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in adulthood, according to a Swedish study published by the BMJ . 

High rates of premature birth (currently 10% in the United States and 5-8% in Europe) and improved infant survival have created a new category of population with specific biological characteristics.

Monday, May 6, 2019

How the stress of exams drives students to eat junk food

Millions of students around the world are preparing to take their final exams. And that says period of revision says period of intense stress. Stress often manifested by uncontrollable cravings for fatty or sugary foods. We suspected it but researchers have just proved it.

Playing sports would promote memory

It is well known, sport has multiple health benefitsAccording to a study, doing exercise once a week would affect the way our brain accesses memories.
In 2013, the University of Maryland (USA) had already worked on sports and memory . After three months of study, scientists had discovered that 12 weeks of treadmill changed the way participants' brains functioned. 

Vitamin D: be careful, excess can cause kidney failure

Beware of the abuse of  food supplements  ! The case of a patient reported in  the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association (CMAJ)  warns us about the over consumption of vitamin D food supplements . If the latter is essential for good absorption of calcium and phosphorus, thus ensuring good bone mineralization , the thresholds defining a deficiency are very low. Beware then over consumption:

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Cold and sport: pay attention to physical exercise in winter

Snow, ice, negative temperatures, as every year at this time, a cold wave arrives. This icy weather encourages people to stay at home and wait for spring and the return of more favorable temperatures to resume the sport. With the added winter fatigue, it's difficult to motivate yourself to play sports, especially outdoors.
However, practicing physical activity in cold weather is possible. This requires, however, to be well prepared and well equipped ... and pay attention to ice sheets, especially for cyclists. 

New recommendations for a better lifestyle

More than half of French people are overweight or obese: for Public Health, it is time to change our habits. The organization issues a series of recommendations on diet, physical activity and physical inactivity to help people make better choices. 

Towards a healthier diet 

These recommendations are the result of the analysis, by Public Health, of data collected in particular during the national study of Health on the Environment, Biomonitoring, Physical Activity and Nutrition (Esteban study) conducted in 2016.

Sleep disorders: to be rocked makes you sleep better

Do like babies , get rocked! According to Swiss research, this improves the quality of sleep and its duration, whatever the age. In 2011, a study already showed the interest of rocking during a nap. If it allows to fall asleep faster and more deeply, this time, the researchers were interested in its effects on a full night. Led by the University of Geneva (Unige) and the University of Lausanne (Unil), the work was published in the journal Current Biology. 

Hypertension: 30 minutes of walking a day help to lower blood pressure

30 minutes of exercise in the morning lowers blood pressure for the rest of the day, especially for men or women of advanced and overweight age. This result, based on new research , can be further improved if patients take frequent breaks during their workday.

Smile can really make people happier

It illuminates our features, makes our face shine and can transform our attitude. It's a fact: the smile is the most recognizable and communicative facial expression.
The smile also has a "magic" power: that of making us happy. It is in any case that advances a new study published in the Psychological Bulletin .

Why women live longer

According to the latest figures from INSEE, a girl born in 2013 can hope to live until 2097, exactly 84.8 years.  For little boys, on the...