what sun protection to adopt this summer?

Why apply sunscreen? In addition to sunburn which can be very painful, sunscreen is necessary to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun. Skin cancer, premature aging of the epidermis, burns, appearance of spots or wrinkles… Some people even wear them every day (in Japan or the United States for example) because … Read more

Children, adults, healthcare personnel… Discover the new simplified 2022 vaccination schedule

Visactu Vaccination obligations in children 11 vaccinations are mandatory in the first 18 months of children born from January 1, 2018. Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis, whooping cough, haemophilius influenzae B (bacterium causing pneumonia and meningitis in particular), hepatitis B, meningococcal C (causing meningitis), invasive pneumococcal infections (causing pneumonia and meningitis), measles, mumps and rubella. … Read more

Vaccination schedule: what changes for me?

Take stock with your doctor to check that you are up to date with vaccination reminders. © Adobe stock The vaccination schedule has just been adjusted for both children and adults. What are the changes. Are you concerned? Are you exposed to the pig and avian virus? This is one of the novelties of the … Read more

WHO records 1st child death from acute hepatitis of unknown origin, 169 more cases reported

Cases of childhood acute hepatitis of unknown origin initially reported in the UK continue to rise, with at least 169 cases confirmed in 11 countries, including one fatality, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, in publishing recommendations to deal with this new health alert. Most cases have been reported in Europe, except for nine confirmed … Read more

Parkinson’s: a disease so poorly understood

the essential Parkinson’s disease, the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s, affects more than 200,000 people in France. But it remains poorly known. In the world of neurodegenerative diseases, Alzheimer’s takes center stage. To the point, sometimes, of blurring the cards on other diseases in the minds of the general public. And Parkinson pays … Read more

Covid: facing Omicron, the effectiveness of the booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine decreases after three months

According to a new study, the effectiveness of the booster dose of the anti-Covid vaccine from Pfizer decreases against the Omicron variant as early as the third month following the injection. The emergence of new variants of Covid-19 leads to an evolution of the data relating to the protection offered by vaccines intended to fight … Read more