Health

Senegal, fishermen’s disease in Thiaroye: the mystery revealed?

The mysterious disease that afflicts hundreds of fishermen from different regions of Senegal seems to have an explanation, which would not be toxic, still far from viral. What could be the cause? The details. A mysterious disease has appeared in recent days among the fishermen of Thiaroye-sur-Mer, a suburb of …

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CRISPR-based therapy shows early promise for cancer

November 23, 2020 – Researchers say they used CRISPR, a new technology that allows scientists to modify a cell’s DNA, to destroy cancer cells in mice. The first research conducted on two types of metastatic cancer – ovarian cancer and brain cancer – have not been tested in humans. It …

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COVID-19: the parties raise cases in Rimouski

The situation worsens in the Rimouski region, where private parties and an evening in a bar have led to dozens of new cases and the temporary closure of a nursery. “Our situation was favorable in front of these parties. Since then, there have been positive cases associated with it and …

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What explains the decline in COVID-19 lethality?

While the number of COVID-19 cases is breaking all records in Quebec, the death rate among those affected remains much lower than during the spring surge. Will researchers understand the causes in time to allow the trend to continue? Since the beginning of autumn, through the daily deluge of statistics …

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Cameroon: fight against AIDS – The benefits of screening

The theme was at the center of a didactic conference last Friday in Yaoundé between the managers of African synergies and about a hundred students from the seven districts of the city. Pauline Mounton, psychosocial counselor for HIV / AIDS is infected. Physically, you wouldn’t believe it. Still, she has …

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The mysterious Chapare virus, close to Ebola, worries scientists

Sci-tech 21:53 23.11.2020(updated 21:54 23.11.2020) Short URL As the whole world remains focused on the Covid-19 outbreak in the context of a second wave, it appears that another virus is sneaking into our lives: this is the Chapare virus, known as Chapare hemorrhagic fever. The researchers found that a deadly …

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