November 29, 2022

Cancer: progress in treating children

DECRYPTION – French oncology centers pool data from experimental treatments. The therapeutic offer for young cancer patients remains insufficiently extensive, regularly leading doctors to prescribe ...
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Algae, bats… In search of the keys to aging to live to 100 years in good health

SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE – Biologist Vera Gorbunova studies mammals that enjoy extraordinarily long lifespans. Wishing to reproduce the biological mechanisms of longevity in humans, she ...
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A successful liver makeover could revolutionize transplants

A graft was kept for three days, and treated, before being reimplanted in a patient. “A race against time”is how all professionals describe organ transplantation. ...
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Global warming: the Alps are turning green and that does not bode well

SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE – The greening of the mountains observed by Swiss researchers via satellite images is a serious problem. What if, in the future, ...
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AMD: injections in the eye to slow the progression of the disease

REPORTAGE – This disease, which leads to loss of vision, affects a quarter of people over 75 years old. Every day at the Quinze-Vingts hospital ...
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Why are there more and more pollen allergies?

FOCUS- The pollen season begins in spring and lasts until autumn. For about thirty years, however, this period synonymous with allergies for about 20% of ...
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Monkeypox: why are cases of monkeypox counted as we did for cases of Covid-19?

DECRYPTION – Since May, the media and researchers have regularly shared the figures for the monkeypox epidemic, even if they are much lower than those ...
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Giraffes’ necks have evolved to allow them to fight better

DECRYPTION – New fossils show that a long neck could be an advantage in terms of sexual competition. Why do giraffes have such long necks? ...
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The La Niña climate phenomenon could continue after the summer

Low temperatures in the eastern Pacific Ocean are likely to worsen drought in Africa and flooding in Asia. The La Niña climate episode, characterized by ...
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How Childhood Wounds Damage Our Ability to Bond

PSYCHOLOGY – Fusion, dependent or fundamentally solitary… The type of attachment formed from birth with those responsible for taking care of us colors our ability ...
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