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Philippe Vella: C'est une enquête que nous avions demandé de réaliser aux centres régionaux de pharmacovigilance de Tours et de Marseille . Les médicaments soignent. Le médecin souligne que "la prise de ces médicaments va retarder l'apparition des symptômes" dans le cas d'une "infection sous-jacente bactérienne qui ne s'est pas encore exprimée".
  • OxyContin Maker to Pay Up Big in Opioid Lawsuit

    OxyContin Maker to Pay Up Big in Opioid Lawsuit

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    Hunter's 2017 lawsuit accuses Purdue , Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd of engaging in deceptive marketing that downplayed the risks of addiction associated with opioid pain drugs while overstating their benefits. State officials have said that since 2009, more Oklahomans have died from opioids than in vehicle crashes. The two companies, which have asked to be tried separately from Purdue, are slated to go to trial on May 28.
  • Philippe tente de clarifier la position du gouvernement — Retraites

    Philippe tente de clarifier la position du gouvernement — Retraites

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    Des propos tenus, selon la ministre , " à titre personnel ", mais qui ont fait bondir les syndicats. C'est sur la base de ces deux paramètres supposément intangibles que s'engage une négociation de longue haleine (et toujours pas aboutie aujourd'hui) entre le "Monsieur Retraites " du gouvernement , le haut-commissaire Jean-Paul Delevoye, un proche du chef de l'État, et les partenaires sociaux.
  • Stanford Medicine announces results of unprecedented Apple Heart Study

    Stanford Medicine announces results of unprecedented Apple Heart Study

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    Comparisons between irregular pulse-detection on Apple Watch and simultaneous electrocardiography patch recordings showed the pulse detection algorithm (indicating a positive tachogram reading) has a 71 percent positive predictive value. It found that around 84 percent of the people notified of an irregular heart rate by the watch were actually confirmed "to be in atrial fibrillation at the time of the notification".
  • Un patient atteint par le VIH officiellement guéri

    Un patient atteint par le VIH officiellement guéri

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    Actuellement, des millions de personnes infectées par le VIH à travers le monde contrôlent cette maladie à l'aide d'une thérapie antirétrovirale (ARV), mais ce traitement ne débarrasse pas les patients du virus . Mais cette mutation du gène du CCR5 empêche le virus de pénétrer dans les cellules hôtes, ce qui rend les porteurs de cette mutation résistants au virus du sida .
  • London patient ‘cleared’ of HIV

    London patient ‘cleared’ of HIV

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    After two bone marrow transplants , Brown was considered cured of his HIV-1 infection. "The Berlin patient " aka Timothy Brown was the first adult in the world to be declared HIV-free. Professor Ravindra Gupta is a virologist at University College London . "It shows the Berlin patient was not just a one-off, that this is a rational approach in limited circumstances", Daniel Kuritzkes, chief of infectious diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital (who was not involved in the study ), ...
  • Trump to bar abortion referrals by family planning clinics

    Trump to bar abortion referrals by family planning clinics

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    Taxpayer-funded health care providers that offer abortions or refer women to other providers for abortions will no longer be eligible for these federal funds, according to the final rule . Health and Human Services officials have said the change is necessary to ensure transparency and the legal and ethical use of taxpayer funds. A department official confirmed it was the final version.
  • Kate Middleton Looks Regal in Gorgeous Pink Gucci Gown

    Kate Middleton Looks Regal in Gorgeous Pink Gucci Gown

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    She concluded the speech by saying: "I look forward to hearing how your discussions will lead to proactive steps and to an ever more resounding commitment to mentally healthy schools, teachers and children". 'I was very naive, of really just how important particularly the early years are for children's futures, ' she said. " It is therefore critical that we support them so that they can provide the best level of care for all children in their schools and communities ".
  • Low-severity flu season — CDC

    Low-severity flu season — CDC

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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The news is better still for vaccinated children. The flu hasn't been as bad this year as it was last year and one reason may be because the vaccine was more effective. The CDC also recommends antiviral medication for people "with confirmed or suspected influenza who have severe, complicated, or progressive illness; who require hospitalization; or who are at high risk for influenza complications".
  • Déjà 1.800 morts cet hiver et l'épidémie gagne encore du terrain — Grippe

    Déjà 1.800 morts cet hiver et l'épidémie gagne encore du terrain — Grippe

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    Ces hospitalisations concernent particulièrement les 75 ans ou plus (48%) et les moins de 5 ans (13%). Entre le 4 et le 10 février, 670 personnes pour 100 000 habitants ont contacté un médecin pour des symptômes grippaux (fièvre, toux, mal de gorge...), contre 365 pour 100 000 habitants la semaine du 28 janvier au 3 février.
  • With high vaccination rates, measles are extremely rare in New Hampshire

    With high vaccination rates, measles are extremely rare in New Hampshire

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    The report comes as both Canada and the United States face another year of measles outbreaks such as one now underway in Washington State and OR, where support for anti-vaccination has been notable. This is 383% higher than the number of deaths in the same period in 2018, which was pegged at 18 confirmed cases. The bill has Inslee's support and the state medical association.
  • One case of measles confirmed in Bell County

    One case of measles confirmed in Bell County

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    The rapid spread the virus prompted Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency at the end of January, saying the outbreak represented an " extreme public health risk that may quickly spread to other counties". The infection is easily preventable by a vaccine. "We may never know who "patient zero" is and ... it doesn't have any impact on how we're responding to this outbreak".
  • Recent outbreak brings rash of tips to combat spread of measles

    Recent outbreak brings rash of tips to combat spread of measles

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    The revelation prompted public health officials in Oregon's Deschutes County and in Hawaii to issue alerts, although no cases were confirmed in either location. Since then Rockland County health officials have worked to encourage vaccinations within in the Orthodox Jewish community in New Square, Spring Valley, and Monsey, health officials said.
  • State of Emergency Declared Over Washington Measles Outbreak

    State of Emergency Declared Over Washington Measles Outbreak

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    She also warned doctors to watch for patients with "rash illness and consider and report potential measles infection especially in unimmunized persons", according to the Star Advertiser. "It's all hands on deck". Dr. Alan Melnick, the Clark County Public Health Director, in a statement said, "I think that misinformation is doing a disservice and it's unsafe".