Archive for the ‘Drugs’ Category

Stroke: a cascade of events

130 000 vascular accidents (CVAS) are registered each year in France. A quarter of people die. In the majority of cases, others keep more or less important sequelae or even more or less final! Lesions obviously depend on the brain reached territory and the importance and type of circulatory arrest. Various consequences They can touch […]

Learn to manage stress in the workplace

At work, you feel tired, irritable, you have lost your concentration or your enthusiasm, you multiply the small health problems… Attention, you have perhaps stress. For after a CSA survey (July 2000), “three out of four employees to say concerned” by stress, in particular due to an overload of work, difficult to meet deadlines, more […]

Myopia: place to surgery!

Myopia surgery is increasingly practiced. But everyone can have such surgery? What are the different proposed techniques? Discover the answers to your questions by throwing an eye on this article! Important progress in some parts of the world, the myopia retains its share of mystery. Thus, its origin is partly unknown. But facing this vision […]

Medicinal products for direct access in 5 questions

Hundreds of drugs will pass in front of the counter. That is that characterize them? How to choose the right? Can I use for my child or if I’m pregnant? How long to use them? What to do if side effects?… The point with the French Agency of sanitary safety of health products (Afssaps). 1. […]


Green light to the free service in pharmacies It is, self-service drug landed in pharmacies. Goal: engage the French in the management of their health and lower prices for promoted patients “responsible consumers”. But what about this development? The point with Doctissimo. It is now done: pharmacists have the right to pass certain non-refundable drugs […]

Smokers: more an excuse to stop!

The nicotine patches would be perhaps less effective in women who wish to stop smoking than men. But the new drug to help with withdrawal, Zyban ®, could not be accused of such sexism. Tobacco use increased significantly among women during the last decades. Now, close to a French four smokes. The problem of weaning […]

Electronic cigarette: the false good idea?

On the forums, the rumour runs… The electronic cigarette would be the miracle solution to stop smoking! It is suggested by several companies marketing these products. But in turn, the French and the World Health Organization health authorities recommend caution. The electronic cigarette reproduced the form and the sensations of a classic cigarette. It is […]

Stop smoking, choose what method?

It is the day J, you decided to quit smoking. Alone or accompanied, with or without consultation in a tobaccologist withdrawal methods are many. How to choose one that you should be? Doctissimo asked Dr. Veronique Peim tobaccologist and attached hospitals of Paris, his advice to not be mistaken. When it is smoking, it is […]

The brain more obeys the finger to the eye

In a few weeks, the brain adapts to a vision, in involving the specific circuits. A new body image is thus rebuilt, centered on hand. It is well known, the man adapts remarkably to a disruption of its visual cues. Thus, if a lens is placed before the eyes, the brain is organised quickly that […]

Is depression hereditary?

Depressive, sickly anxiety, victim of panic attacks? And if you were to blame your parents for letting you these problems in legacy? According to a recent study, children whose parents suffer from depression are more likely to develop the same kind of problems as a child. Such transmission has already been the subject of numerous […]