Inglese 6 dicembre 2016

Lung cancer: women mortality increases in Europe

The lung cancer is responsible for the huge number of deaths in France. It is mostly linked to the tobacco addiction and it is the most dangerous for men and the second one for women, with respectively 21000 and 9500 deaths. However, the Eurostat highlights a fall of death rate for men and an increase […]

Inglese 29 novembre 2016

Presidential primary in France: the health according to Fillon

François Fillon won the presidential primary of the Centre and Right wing and he is candidate to 2017 presidential elections. With 66.5 % of the votes, he won the second round against Alain Juppé. During the electoral campaign, Fillon has explained his health political plan. Fillon would like to reform the financing of the treatment […]

Inglese 22 novembre 2016

Zika: no longer a global health emergency

«The Zika virus and related neurological complications in newborn children no longer constitute an international emergency». It has been declared by the doctor David Heymann, the president of the WHO emergency committee on Zika. Since 2015, the virus has been spread by mosquitoes and through sex in 73 countries and 23 of them have observed many […]

Inglese 15 novembre 2016

Lung cancer, the treatment for the Americans is in Cuba

A therapeutic vaccine existing only in Cuba. It is where the retired gynecologist, Zuby Malik, decided to go to treat herself since she could not take advantage anymore of the treatments available in the US for her lung cancer. After her, other cancer patients are following the same unlikely trail, sometimes not even telling their […]

Inglese 8 novembre 2016

Brexit: access to new medicines at risk

The United Kingdom could see patients unable to access modern medicines if the “hard Brexit” will be applied, the exit of the United Kingdom from the EU. It has been warned by the report for think tank Public Policy Projects. “Hard” Brexit could see Britain pushed to the back of the queue for new drugs because […]

Inglese 31 ottobre 2016

Continuing medical education, in France the physician teaches…the physician

A new platform to educate and share physicians’ expertise. MedTandem has been proposed in France by Elodie Baer and Lucie Beylacq, two anesthetists from Bordeaux, and it allows doctors to meet in order to accelerate teaching and learning traditional methods, without being obliged to join educational events. The initiative, exposed for the first time in […]

Inglese 25 ottobre 2016

American election and healthcare: Trump against Clinton, discussing about Obamacare destiny

How the election of the new President of the United States will have impact on American healthcare? Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump have made their proposals for the healthcare and both will overcome the Obamacare, the health assurance created by Barack Obama in 2010. Clinton says that she wants to expand insurance coverage while improving […]

Inglese 18 ottobre 2016

The hospitalists on strike, after the United States it happens also in France

The hospitalists are protesting also in France. After the United States the transalpine doctors went on strike to claim protection and acknowledgments for their long working hours because the hospitals are under resourced. The doctors have stopped their work for a week, by carrying out only few programmed operations. «There is almost 30% of job vacancies […]

Inglese 11 ottobre 2016

No study grants for doctors in training: physicians on a war footing… en France

11 months waiting for study grants but they have not arrived yet. The young doctors studying for specialisation in France could be obliged to leave their training courses. They are deceived by the authorities: “We relied on those grants in order to pay the inscription”, the doctors say.   If the grants are not given […]

Inglese 4 ottobre 2016

Measles virus has been eliminated in America but it is necessary to continue the vaccinations

America is the first continent to have eradicated measles. It has been announced by the Pan American Health Organization, an organism linked to the World Health Organization (WHO). A massive vaccine campaign lasted 22 years has allowed the virus elimination. «It is an important historic event», as Carissa Etienne said, the director of the Pan […]

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