Archive for December, 2011
Today in France, 500 000-650 000 people infected with hepatitis C each year, 5,000 new people are infected. How to live with this virus? What diet to follow? What precautions to take during pregnancy? The recommendations of Doctissimo will allow you to live a normal life and raise the fears of those around you.
It is estimated that today in France, 70% of chronic carriers of hepatitis C have not been diagnosed and are unaware they are achieved. Yet if the announcement of the disease is an important psychological impact, it may be accompanied by a lifestyle unique to limit the risk of progression to the irreversible and possibly fatal complications: cirrhosis and liver cancer. Read the rest of this entry »
Two new drugs may soon improve the situation of patients with hepatitis C. These more effective treatments are likely to affect more patients and to act more quickly. In France, 367 000 people are currently infected with HCV with 232 000 patients with chronic hepatitis C. It deplores 2600 deaths per year due to lack of adequate treatment.
The telaprevir and boceprevir, two protease inhibitors expected for late 2011, particularly relevant to patients with genotype 1 virus. The point with Professor Daniel Dhumeaux, hepatologist at the University Hospital of Creteil and Chairman of the monitoring and forecasting of the National Viral Hepatitis at the Ministry of Health. Read the rest of this entry »
As part of the 15 th days of medical biology in Toulouse, the Union of Biologists (SDB) and the National Union of pathologists (SNMB) released a groundbreaking study on the contamination by the hepatitis C in the French population . Based on this assessment over 780,000 people are, at present, with the virus.
Figures revised upwards
Epidemic This evaluation was conducted by the Institute ProScope on the basis of data collected during the last three days of testing for hepatitis C conducted by biologists Liberal in 2001, 2002 and 2003. In total, therefore, a sample of 60 174 people (736 were found infected) was studied. After having weighted the results to avoid bias including Read the rest of this entry »
Too often in childhood, your back is subject to abuse. In overweight schoolbags followed by a sedentary lifestyle. How the household? Follow some common sense advice is the best way to prevent your back does not let you go.
The port charges repeated, efforts multiplied lifting increase the risk of occurrence of low back pain. Read the rest of this entry »
Sneezing, runny nose, chills … For the third time this winter, you rob the radius “tissues” of your supermarket. Enough is enough! To combat its enemies, it is better to know them. Doctissimo an update with you on this cold that ruin your life.
The common cold is part of the tradition of winter and he runs the streets right now! Beware, it is extremely contagious. To prevent contamination of any your family, follow the guide!
“In this weather, you can be sure I’ll catch a cold!”
Cold Contrary to popular belief, hay is not a direct result of weather or temperature changes. If the cold attacks the body by forcing it to operate at full capacity, to maintain body temperature at 37 ° C. Even if suspected to irritate the nasal mucosa and thus facilitate the work of cold viruses, it is rather our behaviors that are responsible. Read the rest of this entry »