6 foods to lower blood pressure

Posted by: admin Posted on: March 14, 2024 Comments: 0

The WHO estimates, in 2023, that 1.28 billion people worldwide aged 30 to 79 will suffer from hypertension and that this disease constitutes one of the leading causes of premature death. Still according to this organization, 46% of adults with hypertension are unaware of it. To better understand this disease, you should know that hypertension is characterized by a systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 130 mm Hg or more, a…

the work carried out around six major issues

Posted by: admin Posted on: March 14, 2024 Comments: 0

Public Health France's work program takes into account the orientations of the national health strategy, the work priorities set by the ministry in charge of Health and prevention and the agency's contribution to health plans and programs. public. It aims to guarantee, at all points in the territory, a reactive and adapted response to threats weighing on the health of the population as well as the provision of levers, whether…

Breast cancer

Posted by: admin Posted on: March 13, 2024 Comments: 0

Key facts In 2020, breast cancer caused 685,000 deaths worldwide. About half of breast cancers occur in women who have no specific risk factors other than sex and age. Breast cancer is present in every country in the world. About 0.5-1% of breast cancers affect men. Overview Breast cancer is a disease characterized by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal breast cells which then form tumors. If left unchecked, tumors can…

Coverage of diabetes by Social Security and mutual health insurance

Posted by: admin Posted on: March 11, 2024 Comments: 0

Definition of Diabetes A healthy person has blood sugar (i.e. blood sugar level) which constantly oscillates between 0.50 and 1.50 g per liter of blood. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes is defined by (hyper)glycemia greater than 1.26 g/l (7 mmol/l) after a fast of 8 hours and checked twice. Hyperglycemia is the first symptom of diabetes and is generally what we look for in a diagnosis. Hyperglycemia…

Cervical cancer

Posted by: admin Posted on: March 5, 2024 Comments: 0

Key facts Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, with an estimated 660,000 new cases and 350,000 deaths linked to this disease in 2022. Cervical cancer incidence rates and attributable mortality are higher in low- and middle-income countries. This situation reflects serious inequalities which are explained by insufficient access to national services for vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV), screening and treatment of cervical cancer, as well…

“exercising is always a good idea, but you have to take precautions”

Posted by: admin Posted on: March 2, 2024 Comments: 0

Manhandled during periods of restrictions linked to Covid, sports halls are experiencing a revival, in particular thanks to an increasingly young clientele. Under the influence of social networks, some people even become addicted… to the point of exaggeration? We asked a sports doctor for insight. At rush hour, in the early evening, in this gym in downtown Strasbourg, the average age should hardly exceed twenty. Several practitioners even come straight…

Intermittent fasting, fitness recipes, weight loss… When influencers endanger the health of Internet users

Posted by: admin Posted on: February 18, 2024 Comments: 0

On Instagram and other social networks, neo-nutrition experts are flourishing daily, pushing a public, sometimes very young, to increase dietary restrictions. What are the dangers, how can you protect yourself from them? Advice from a nutritionist at franceinfo. Self-proclaimed influencers who are experts in nutrition are multiplying on social networks, giving ever more advice to obtain a “dream silhouette”. Instagram has more than two million publications with the hashtag #diet,…

here is the most favorable time of the month for muscle strengthening

Posted by: admin Posted on: February 8, 2024 Comments: 0

The menstrual cycle is at the heart of a woman's health and well-being, and yet very few scientific studies have focused on women's specificities in the field of sports science. Conversely, many sports programs do not take into account the different phases of the menstrual cycle and the associated hormonal fluctuations. However, it turns out that the latter can have a real impact on the exercise routine of sportswomen, both…

Diabetes, how to administer insulin?

Posted by: admin Posted on: February 5, 2024 Comments: 0

Insulin is the only treatment for type 1 diabetes. This therapy is also used in the treatment of gestational diabetes and type 2 diabetes. For a long time, patients were forced to inject insulin several times a day, after have checked their blood sugar. Now, therapeutic and technological advances allow patients to benefit from new insulin delivery devices. Not one, but insulins! In type 1 diabetes, insulin is the only…

In search of savings, the government focuses on chronic diseases

Posted by: admin Posted on: February 5, 2024 Comments: 0

On budgetary issues, Gabriel Attal did the bare minimum during his general policy declaration on Tuesday. A short minute and forty on the subject – when the speech stretched over an hour and twenty – for in the end very few announcements. The Prime Minister has just reaffirmed “continue and strengthen the spending reviews, in which all ministries and all sectors of public action will be involved”. Behind this technical…