Passive smoking: attention danger! Health 

Passive smoking: attention danger!

Tobacco is the daily companion of nearly 13 million and a half French. While the smoking-related risks for smokers are significant, those for non-smokers who experience smoke are just as dangerous to their health. The smoke of a cigarette, pipe or cigar contains harmful substances even in small doses: a minimal exposure can trigger or aggravate a pathology. Who is concerned ? Tobacco smoke contains many chemical elements dangerous to health. Nicotine, tar, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde … They are inhaled by the smoker, but also by his entourage (secondary smoke). This is called passive…

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Generic drugs: better understanding and using them Health 

Generic drugs: better understanding and using them

Even if a drug sold on 4 is a generic drug, they still struggle to find their place: the market share of generic drugs is 30%, according to the latest figures from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) . Yet the law allows pharmacists to replace a originator (other name of the original drug) with its generic equivalent. Patients refuse this substitution because they do not trust. Some misconceptions persist. Generic drugs are not effective. FALSE Efficiency is guaranteed by the principle of bioequivalence. A generic must demonstrate that it is bioequivalent to the reference…

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6 good dietary advice for exams Health 

6 good dietary advice for exams

The examination period begins. Are you under tension and afraid of not being able to handle your stress? Do not panic ! We have gathered some food tips for you, which will allow you to understand the period of the exams from the right angles. To avoid black holes, nausea and all the other consequences related to the pressure, one puts oneself in condition by having the good reflexes.Drink, sleep and eat well, it is important to manage your diet to give the best of oneself to the tests. Tip # 1: Hydrate Water…

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better to be treated by a woman in case of heart attack Health 

Why it’s better to be treated by a woman in case of heart attack

Want to put all the chances on your side in case of infarction? According to a study by researchers at the prestigious Harvard University, for that, it is better to be treated by a woman. Indeed, the study just published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that the probability of death decreases by 5.4% when a woman suffering from an infarction is treated by a female doctor. A huge difference, based on the analysis of more than 500,000 cases of patients admitted to emergency for myocardial infarction…

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8 natural remedies to fight a voltage drop Health 

8 natural remedies to fight a voltage drop

Those who do not suffer from it find it difficult to understand the phenomenon, but the drop in blood pressure can be a serious daily handicap. Fatigue, nausea, trembling and sudden discomfort, just make you want to lie down and wait to have recovered some forces. Fortunately, these natural remedies boost the body and help prevent or eliminate these moments of weakness. Although much less dangerous than high blood pressure, hypotension is no less uncomfortable. As a result of too low blood pressure, it causes the impression of being drained of all energy…

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