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Une enquête nationale révèle l’état de santé mentale préoccupant des étudiants en médecine

National survey reveals worrying mental health status of medical students

“Sometimes heal, often relieve, always listen. This well-known adage of doctors illustrates the reality of their profession: daily confrontation with difficult situations, illness, sometimes helplessness and death… And if “the doctor’s first medicine is the doctor himself”, it may happen that he too is affected – all the more so in the current context of …

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Beet juice: for better oral, heart and cognitive health

New research points to the health benefits of beetroot juice. Bacteria in the mouth and gut help convert inorganic nitrate from vegetables into nitric oxide, which is vital for cardiovascular and cognitive health. A new study in older adults suggests that drinking beet juice, which is high in inorganic nitrate, promotes the growth of oral …

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This is why vitamin supplements are a waste of money for the vast majority of those who use them

Indiscriminately taking vitamins or dietary supplements is at best useless, at worst dangerous, according to a new study. ©JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP Food supplements According to the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), there is “no evidence” that taking dietary supplements and vitamins can help prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer in healthy adults. Atlantico: In …

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Success of the Sport for Mental Health and Social Cohesion program

Success of the Sport for Mental Health and Social Cohesion program

End of the Sport for Mental Health and Social Cohesion (SMHSC) program A six-month project deployed in 13 countries around the world Unprecedented collaboration between FIFA, AFD and GIZ This Thursday, June 30 marks the end of the project Sport for Mental Health and Social Cohesion (Sport for Mental Health and Social Cohesion), the fruit …

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Detection of the polio virus in wastewater in England: analysis by Public Health France

Detection of the polio virus in wastewater in England: analysis by Public Health France

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed Wednesday, June 22 the detection of polioviruses derived from a type 2 vaccine strain, in samples of wastewater taken as part of surveillance. This wastewater treatment plant is located in London and drains a population pool of 4 million people. A vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV) is an attenuated strain of …

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Men over 50: Here are some steps you can take to take better care of your health - CNET

Men over 50: Here are some steps you can take to take better care of your health – CNET

Michael M. Kadish, 83, lives in Brooklyn, New York, and describes himself as “in good health with a few ailments, nothing life threatening.” After reaching the age of 55, he developed arthritis, prostate problems, spinal stenosis and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). The prostate problem is under control with medication, and he is taking medication …

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Alcohol test purchases: poor results show the limits of the current system

Alcohol test purchases: poor results show the limits of the current system

30.06.2022 – 09:00 Sucht Schweiz / Addiction Switzerland / Dipendenze Svizzera Lausanne (ots) The report on test purchases carried out in physical points of sale in Switzerland reveals that, despite the regulations in force, minors were able to buy alcohol illegally in around a third of cases in 2021. Wearing a mask shows the limitations …

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