French President Emmanuel Macron says international community must draw "clear red lines" with Russia
In an interview on "Face The Nation," Macron said that sanctions alone on Russia are not sufficient. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An evaluation of the road safety impact of the obligation for motorists to have a safety kit in their vehicle - Clabaux N, Fournier JY.
Introduction Since the 1st October 2008, in France, all vehicles must be equipped with a safety kit including a high-visibility vest and a warning triangle. The main purpose of this measure was to improve the safety of pedestrians who are near vehicles th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The impacts of anxiety over driving on self-reported driving avoidance, work performance and quality of life - Stephens AN, Collette B, Hidalgo-Munoz A, Fort A, Evennou M, Jallais C.
Aims and background Anxiety over driving is under-researched in Australia. Studies conducted in New Zealand and France have shown this type of anxiety has negative impacts on mobility, work performance and perceived quality of work as well as perceived qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education
In 2018, Scott McAulay had a “Wizard of Oz moment.” He was a final-year architecture student at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland when the U.N. published a report warning that the world had 12 years to transform society to avoid catastrophic, irreversible climate change. Buildings, the report said, account for 20% of energy-related global greenhouse-gas emissions, and the architecture and construction sectors needed to rapidly overhaul their practices. Sitting in classes, McAulay had a sinking feeling: his professors, the wizards behind the curtain, had no magical solution. “We’re talking ab...
Source: TIME: Science - April 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized climate change feature Londontime Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Press reporting on nuclear waste disposal: National models of watchdog journalism?
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona) The leading newspapers in two nuclear waste management forerunner countries, Finland and France, fulfil their " watchdog " roles in highly distinct ways. The Finnish Helsingin Sanomat (HS) tends to reproduce government and industry framings, whereas Le Monde cherishes its role as an independent critic of the powers that be. These differences reflect distinct cultural, political and media traditions in the two countries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

France tells citizens to leave Pakistan ‘due to serious threats’
Amid violent protests by an anti-France far-right party, Paris calls on its citizens and French companies to leave. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France outlaws sex with children aged under 15, characterizes it as rape
The French parliament on Thursday adopted legislation that characterises sex with a child under the age of 15 as rape and punishable by... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France's COVID-19 death toll has surpassed 100,000, making nation 8th in the world to reach the bleak milestone
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Two drunk friends were left with swollen penises after injecting each other with piles cream
The French men, both in their thirties, watched a YouTube 'tutorial' that offered bogus tips on how they could get a bigger penis. They injected each other's penis with a cream used to treat piles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The CNRS 2021 Innovation Medal laureates
(CNRS) Antoine Aiello, Nora Dempsey, Fran ç ois J é r ô me and Amanda Silva Brun are the four recipients of the CNRS 2021 Innovation Medal. Created 10 years ago, this distinction honours people whose outstanding research has led to significant technological, economic, therapeutic or social innovations that promote French scientific research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 15, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

France fights kids' mental health woes with free counseling
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that free psychological counseling will be provided to children and teenagers struck by a wave of mental health difficulties that accompanied the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

France suspends all Brazil flights due to virus variants
France has suspended all flights between Brazil and France amid concerns over coronavirus variants (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: France suspends flights from Brazil due to variant concern
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

France’s prime minister announces the suspension of all Brazil-France flights amid coronavirus variant concerns
France’s prime minister announces the suspension of all Brazil-France flights amid coronavirus variant concerns (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights
MPs vote to stop flights where the journey could be made by train in under 2.5 hours. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK-based HealthHero acquires French telehealth provider Qare
The acquisition will allow HealthHero to cover 22 million users. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Mergers and acquisitions, Finance, Business Source Type: news

France to ban some domestic flights where train available
MPs vote to suspend internal flights if the trip can be completed by train within two and a half hours instead (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanofi acquires Cambridge mRNA startup for $470M
Sanofi is looking to get into the mRNA game. The French pharmaceutical giant, the parent of Cambridge-based Sanofi Genzyme, has acquired Tidal Therapeutics, a startup developing nanoparticles that deliver genetic instructions to reprogram immune cells with messenger RNA, or mRNA. Even though Tidal is still in the preclinical stage and does n ot yet have a website, Sanofi paid $160 million up front for the startup, with up to $310 million more in milestone payments. Founded in 2019, Tidal is a resident… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

The G7 must push for global vaccination. Here ’s how it could do it | Gordon Brown
We can ’t afford inaction. The funds needed are a fraction of the trillions Covid is costing usCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThis June, President Biden will fly into Britain to attend his first summit of the world ’s richest nations. The routine meetings of the G7 – made up of the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United States and the European Union – come and go, and are quickly forgotten, but this time around there is an opportunity not to be wasted. The principal item on the agenda shou ld be health: the mass vaccination of the world.As things sta...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Gordon Brown Tags: Coronavirus Health World news World Health Organization Society G7 Infectious diseases Medical research Science Source Type: news

Europe steps up vaccination campaigns after slow start
France, Germany and Italy accelerate rollout as continent grapples with third wave (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

France is facing growing calls to accept responsibility for an airstrike that killed 19 civilians at a wedding in a village in Mali in...
Paris has repeatedly dismissed UN report into attack that killed 19 wedding guests as not credible (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A new feature-length documentary set to debut next week on French TV alleges that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman pressured the...
The French museum rejected Prince Mohammed bin Salman's offer to display the artwork. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand migrant workers suffer agony of Covid-driven family separation
People who emigrated before the pandemic struck have found themselves marooned from family for more than a yearSee all our coronavirus coverageJacinda Ardern ’s government has been urged to end months of misery for migrant workers in New Zealand and reunite families separated by Covid-19.Hundreds of migrants who moved to New Zealand in the months before March last year were unable to bring their families into the country when Covid-19 prompted border closures.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Coronavirus New Zealand Science Source Type: news

Canada and France ban use of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for under-55s - Expert insight
CANADA and France have suspended the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for those under 55, with the UK now banning its use for those aged under 30. But what do the experts think about this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France advises vaccine mixing for some, amid clotting fears
French health officials say people under 55 who received a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine should get other vaccines for their second shot because of an extremely rare risk of a blood clotting disorder (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New study explains Mycobacterium tuberculosis high resistance to drugs and immunity
(Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)) A consortium of researchers from Russia, Belarus, Japan, Germany, and France led by a Skoltech scientist have uncovered the way in which Mycobacterium tuberculosis survives in iron-deficient conditions by utilizing rubredoxin B, a protein from a rubredoxin family that play an important role in adaptation to changing environmental conditions. The new study is part of an effort to study the role of M. tuberculosis enzymes in developing resistance to the human immune system and medication. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

French medical device manufacturer UroMems completes €23M in Series B funding
The manufacturer of the electronic artificial urinary sphincter aims to develop its device for treating urinary incontinence. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Finance, Emerging Technologies, Business, Technology Source Type: news

UK Covid: Van-Tam says AstraZeneca vaccine ’s risk v benefit is finely balanced for younger people – as it happened
Deputy chief medical officersays benefits for older age groups clear, but adults under 30should be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca jab. This live blog is now closed -please follow the global live blog for coronavirus updatesUnder-30s in UK should be offered alternative to AstraZeneca jabUnder-30s may have ‘small delay’ in getting Covid jab, says Van-TamRisks v benefits of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine by age groupRare blood clot risk after AZ jab about four cases per million, says MHRAThird of severe Covid survivors diagnosed with mental health conditionOnly 3% of SNP supporters would back Alba party, poll s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow Tags: Coronavirus Politics UK news Vaccines and immunisation Health Boris Johnson Medical research NHS Jeremy Hunt Keir Starmer Scotland Alex Salmond Scottish National party (SNP) Alba Science Scottish politics Source Type: news

Ancient human migration into Europe revealed via genome analysis
Genetic sequencing dating back 45,000 years shows intermixing with Neanderthals more common than previously thoughtGenetic sequencing of human remains dating back 45,000 years has revealed a previously unknown migration into Europe and showed intermixing withNeanderthals in that period was more common than previously thought.The research is based on analysis of several ancient human remains – including a whole tooth and bone fragments – found in a cave in Bulgaria last year.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Anthropology Science Neanderthals Biology Evolution Europe Bulgaria World news Source Type: news

European Regulators Find Possible Link Between AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine and Rare Clotting Disorder
(LONDON) — The European Union’s drug agency said Wednesday that it found a “possible link” between the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and a rare clotting disorder but recommended that vaccinations continue in adults, saying the benefits of the shot still outweigh risks. The European Medicines Agency described the clots as “very rare” side effects. It said most of the cases reported have occurred in women under 60 within two weeks of vaccination — but based on the currently available evidence, it was not able to identify specific risk factors. Experts reviewed several dozen cases t...
Source: TIME: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARIA CHENG/AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Prevalence and impact of patient suicide in psychiatrists: results from a national French web-based survey - Leaune E, Allali R, Rotg é JY, Simon L, Vieux M, Fossati P, Gaillard R, Gourion D, Masson M, Olié E, Vaiva G.
BACKGROUND: Patient suicide (PS) is known to be a frequent and challenging occupational hazard for mental health professionals. No study previously explored the prevalence and impact of PS in a large sample of French psychiatrists. METHOD: A nation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

French validation of the Acceptance of Modern Myths about Sexual Aggression scale (AMMSA) and experience of close relationships with students and perpetrators of domestic violence - Courtois R, Schlegel A, Bonhommet J, Doineau E, Bertsch I, Potard C, Pham T.
INTRODUCTION: Acceptance of the rape myths (ARM) refers to a set of attitudes, beliefs and stereotypes that tend to make women responsible for rapes or sexual assaults, and to rationalize, minimize or justify the behaviors of sexual offenders. ARM can also... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A Post-COVID-19 Recovery will not be Possible if Water, Sanitation & Hygiene are not High on the Agenda
Michael, 34, a nurse at Wurm CHPS, Ghana, washes his hands. Every healthcare centre in the world’s poorest countries could have taps and toilets for just half-an-hour’s worth of COVID-19 spending. Credit: WaterAid / Apagnawen AnnankraBy Helen HamiltonLONDON, Apr 7 2021 (IPS) This World Health Day, G20 finance ministers will meet in Rome, Italy, to discuss how they will build back from the pandemic. The global economy is and concerted effort, coordination and imagination is needed to enable not only a worldwide recovery but also to ensure that the world’s poorest people are not left behind. The World Hea...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Helen Hamilton Tags: Development & Aid Education Environment Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Scientists Race To Develop Next Generation Of COVID Vaccines
The three vaccines available in the U.S. are safe and effective, but not ideal. Now, work is underway to create more convenient and potent vaccines, including a tablet and nasal spray.(Image credit: Government Pharmaceutical Organization of Thailand via Agence France-Presse/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joe Palca Source Type: news

The ‘Joy and Envy’ of Vaccine FOMO
As some people start to shake off coronavirus precautions, those who are waiting their turn for a vaccine say the FOMO is real. “It’s like when every friend is getting engaged before you.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jenny Gross and Jesus Jim énez Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) States (US) European Union Age, Chronological Canada Mexico Politics and Government Biden, Joseph R Jr Brazil France Germany Great Britain Disease Rates Quarantine (Life and Source Type: news

French Valneva vaccine shows positive early trial results
Biotech company’s jab could be used to tackle Covid-19 virus variants (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Decreased number of deaths related to severe traumatic brain injury in intensive care unit during the first lockdown in Normandy: at least one positive side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic - Rault F, Terrier L, Leclerc A, Gilard V, Emery E, Derrey S, Briant AR, Gakuba C, Gaberel T.
BACKGROUND: The COVID-19 pandemic has led to severe containment measures to protect the population in France. The first lockdown modified daily living and could have led to a decrease in the frequency of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). In the present ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The GovLab, AFD, and Expertise France fund COVID-19 data projects in Africa
(NYU Tandon School of Engineering) The Governance Lab (GovLab) at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, L'Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), and Expertise France chose seven projects to receive the #Data4COVID19 Africa Challenge. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

France investigates secret restaurants for Paris elite
French authorities are investigating accusations that government ministers and others dined in secret restaurants in violation of pandemic restrictions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Evolving heat waves characteristics challenge heat warning systems and prevention plans - Pascal M, Lagarrigue R, Tabai A, Bonmarin I, Camail S, Laaidi K, Le Tertre A, Denys S.
We described trends based on the environmental and health data col... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Inside Ibogaine, One of the Most Promising and Perilous Psychedelics for Addiction
Amber Capone had become afraid of her husband. The “laid-back, bigger than life and cooler than cool” man she’d married had become isolated, disconnected and despondent during his 13 years as a U.S. Navy SEAL. Typically, he was gone 300 days of the year, but when he was home, Amber and their two children walked on eggshells around him. “Everyone was just playing nice until he left again,” Amber says. In 2013, Marcus retired from the military. But life as a civilian only made his depression, anger, headaches, anxiety, alcoholism, impulsivity and violent dreams worse. Sometimes he’d get up...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized Drugs feature Magazine Mental Health Source Type: news

France Sees Biggest Jump in COVID-19 Intensive Care Patients in Months France Sees Biggest Jump in COVID-19 Intensive Care Patients in Months
France reported on Friday that 5254 people were in intensive care units with COVID-19, an increase of 145 people in one day and the highest daily increase in 5 months.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Yuck! Art historian leans in to notion of discomfort food
(University of Kansas) In her new book, University of Kansas professor of art history Marni Reva Kessler explains in sometimes personal as well as exquisitely researched historical detail a series of paintings of food by French masters in ways different than they have previously been understood. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are Recommendations for Using Portable Listening Devices?
In this study listening to audiobooks, movies, or playing videogames was less likely to exceed the threshold. However the use of PLDs has increased overtime, particularly with the need for online educational activities due the COVID-19 pandemic. Use of PLDs particularly in the setting of other ambient noise and the duration of the activities may have changed since this and other studies were published. Problems associated with increased noise aren’t just hearing loss but other aural problems including tinnitus, sound distortion, difficulty understanding speech, dizziness, and earache. Other “extra-auditive da...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Europe ramps up vaccinations as virus haunts Easter holidays
Thousands of people around France are spending the Easter holiday lining up for COVID-19 shots as the government tries to speed up vaccinations amid a new surge of infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hundreds of French sports figures accused of sexual violence
PARIS (AP) — A year-long, nationwide French effort to uncover and combat sexual violence in sports has identified more than 400 coaches,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French hospitals boost Easter staff to battle virus resurge
French hospitals have brought in extra staff for the Easter holiday weekend to cope with growing numbers of virus patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

French Senate votes to ban hijab on under 18yrs old girls
French parliamentarians have voted to ban the wearing of the hijab in public for those under 18, to ban burkinis in public pools, and to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France to lead Quad naval drill in Indo-Pacific challenge to China
Five-nation exercise in Bay of Bengal seeks to promote maritime cooperation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news