This additive modifies the microbiota

A very common additive, E415, which serves as a thickener could be digested by certain bacteria in our microbiota. The health implications are still unknown at this time. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] The intestinal microbiota, a precious ally for our health In the body, there are different microbiota: that of the skin, … Read more

Microplastics in human blood pose a health risk

For many years, scientists have been concerned about the possible harmfulness of microplastics. In a new study, researchers have developed a method to detect microplastics in human blood. Scientists found microparticles of four common plastics in the blood samples of 17 out of 22 healthy adults.Further research could determine whether the presence of microplastics in … Read more

An antidepressant excluded by the health authorities from treatments against the disease

Fluvoxamine, an antidepressant, should not be used against Covid in the current state of knowledge, the French health authorities estimated on Tuesday, judging the few works going in the direction of a benefit insufficient. “The data available to date, due to their methodological limitations, do not support a clinical benefit of fluvoxamine as a curative … Read more

Covid: An infection increases the risk of venous thrombosis up to 6 months after contamination

It was already known that Covid-19 increases the risk of blood clots better known as venous thrombosis, but the duration during which this risk was increased was not yet known. A Swedish study provides a better understanding of this public health issue. A Swedish study reveals this Thursday an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis … Read more

Alzheimer’s: new genetic risk factors identified

With approximately 1,200,000 people affected in France, Alzheimer’s disease is undoubtedly the most common form of dementia. But medicine does not know how to cure it. A study published on Monday April 4 nevertheless makes it possible to understand it better, by identifying 75 genetic risk factors. Researchers from Inserm, the Institut Pasteur de Lille, … Read more