Zika virus disease – France
On 9 October 2019, the French authorities reported an autochthonous Zika virus (ZKV) case in Hyeres, Var department, France. The case had reported symptom onset on 29 July 2019. No travel history to Zika endemic countries was reported for the patient or partner. Since this notification, French authorities reported an additional two probable autochthonous ZKV cases, identified through active case finding, in Hyeres, in the same area and same timeframe (symptom onsets of the three cases from 6 to 15 August 2019). All three patients have recovered. Epidemiological and entomological field investigations by French authorities a...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - November 1, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Baylis Medical Introduces a 2-French Electrophysiology Catheter into North America
TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) - Baylis Medical announced today the first North American use of its EPstar™ Fixed Electrophysiology Catheters. The EPstar catheters make available the smallest diagnostic catheter in the No... Devices, Interventional, Cardiology, Product Launch Baylis Medical, EPstar catheter, ectrophysiology catheter (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Woman's Suddenly Purple Pee Had Doctors Guessing
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30, 2019 -- No'purple rain'jokes, please. A 70-year-old French woman hospitalized for stroke left her physicians puzzled after her urine took on an unusual hue. Ten days after receiving a urinary catheter as part of her... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S. pitted against Britain, France, South Africa, others at U.N. over abortion
The United States told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that it opposed references to sexual and reproductive health and the safe termination of pregnancies, pitting Washington against Britain, France, South Africa and others. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A French validation of the Child and Adolescent Mindfulness Measure (CAMM) - Roux B, Franckx AC, Lahaye M, Deplus S, Philippot P.
Introduction A large number of studies have been devoted to the development of mindfulness questionnaires, a potential central mechanism in therapy. Although these questionnaires are well validated for adults, their accessibility to young populations are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

When factors of risk perception are an obstacle to risk representation: earthquakes in Southern France - Chesterman A, Lopez A, Rateau P, Weiss K.
Introduction More and more, researchers are turning to social representations to explore social thinking about risks, but this may not always be the best option. In particular, low to moderate risks possess inherent characteristics that can potentially co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Hurricane impact on emergency services and use of telehealth to support prehospital care - French DM, Hall GA, McGeorge T, Haschker M, Brazeal JG, Dubose-Morris R.
The impact of hurricanes on emergency services is well-known. Recent history demonstrates the need for prehospital and emergency department coordination to serve communities during evacuation, storm duration, and cleanup. The use of telehealth applications... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Islamization of criminal behaviour: the path to terrorism? Terrorist threat and crime in French counterterrorism policy-formulation - D ’Amato S.
Several studies have covered wide-ranging features of terrorist groups and organization from both a state-centric and a strictly group analysis perspective. Rather than offering insights to determine the 'nature' of these forms of violence, this article fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Reducing the attractiveness of chemical plants to terrorist attacks: dehorning rhinos - Khakzad N.
The terrorist attacks to two French chemical facilities in June and July 2015 raised the flag about the attractiveness of chemical plants to terrorist groups and the imminent risk of similar attacks in western countries. Although the 9/11 terrorist attacks... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Governments Must Short Circuit Tobacco Industry ’s Pervasive Tactics
This report card ranked countries according to their efforts in protecting public health policies. Japan, Jordan, Egypt and Bangladesh are among those that scored the highest in the level of tobacco industry influence, which means weaker resistance of governments from industry meddling, while the United Kingdom, Uganda and Iran lead in protecting health policy from industry meddling. The ranking is based on civil society reports from 33 countries covering about 70% of the world population. The Global Tobacco Index is released by the STOP (Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products) project. Key global findings • Tr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dr. Mary Assunta and Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

He ’s the First African American to Receive a Face Transplant. His Story Could Change Health Care
Robert Chelsea turned down the first face he was offered. It was a fine face, one that could have taken him off the transplant waiting list after just a couple months. But Chelsea—severely disfigured after a catastrophic car accident five years earlier—was in no hurry. He’d gotten used to tilting his head back so food and water wouldn’t fall out of his nearly lipless mouth. He knew how to respond compassionately to children who stared in shock and fear. The face, offered in May 2018, had belonged to a man with skin that was much fairer than what remained of Chelsea’s—so light that Chelse...
Source: TIME: Health - October 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Healthcare Source Type: news

Africa: "42% of girls abandon the school system before high school, because of unwanted pregnancies and early marriages" says Mabingue Ngom in Paris
[UNFPA in WCA] Paris, France - 11 October 2019: "42% of girls abandon the school system before high school, because of unwanted pregnancies and early marriages," said the Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund for West and Central Africa Mr. Mabingu é Ngom, during the presentation in Paris on Thursday, October 10th of the book entitled "Goal 17: partnership, a privileged approach of UNFPA for the transformation of Africa and the world ". The presentation aimed at restoring the experience of the reg (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 23, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Africa: Private Sector Partners Step Up the Fight to End Aids, TB and Malaria
[Global Fund] Lyon, France -At the opening of the Sixth Replenishment conference, the Global Fund announced a range of private sector partners that will spur innovation to accelerate the end to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, the world's deadliest infectious diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

After Sexual Assault, Some Survivors Seek Healing in Self-Defense
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - October 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gitit Ginat / Undark Tags: Uncategorized HealthSummit19 Mental Health/Psychology onetime syndication Source Type: news

How surgeon fixed my knee after a skiing accident by repairing a 'secret' tendon
David Walton, 31, a snow sports company director from Surrey, was skiing in the French alps in March 2016 when he fell and heard a pop in his left knee. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zantac Recalled by Sanofi
MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 -- The over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac (ranitidine) has been recalled in the United States and Canada by French drug maker Sanofi. The recall comes a month after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration first warned that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Poorly patient developed resistance to last-ditch antibiotic for killer infection in just 22 days
The unnamed three-year-old, from France, had pneumonia caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a germ already strong enough to fight off many of the life-saving drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer-causing stomach bug has become TWICE as hard to treat with antibiotics in the last 20 years
Rates of resistance of Helicobacter pylori against clarithromycin jumped from under 10 per cent in 1998 to almost 22 per cent last year, according to French scientists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analysis of fomepizole safety based on a 16-year post-marketing experience in France - Rasamison R, Besson H, Berleur MP, Schicchi A, Megarbane B.
Introduction: Fomepizole has been recommended as first-line antidote to treat ethylene glycol and methanol poisoning. Despite more than 30  years of utilization, the safety of fomepizole when used clinically has not been well documented. Based on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Epidemiology of physician interventions in maritime environment by the Marseille Fire Brigade (BMPM) from 2005 to 2017 - Boudsocq JP, Bellec G, Gueho C, Lenglet H, Peduzzi F.
BACKGROUND: Marseille is the second largest city in France. The Marseille Fire Brigade (BMPM) is the largest unity of the French Navy. This organization is in charge of rescue operations and medical intervention in the Marseille area. The aim of the study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Meet The Mysterious Blob At The Paris Zoo
NPR's Scott Simon asks Audrey Dussutour of the French National Center for Scientific Research about a blob on display at the Paris Zoological Park. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over-The-Counter Heartburn Drug Zantac Recalled For Possible Contamination
(AP) — Drugmaker Sanofi is recalling its over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac in the U.S. and Canada because of possible contamination. The French company Friday joined other drugmakers that have recently recalled their versions of the popular heartburn and ulcer drug. In September, the Food and Drug Administration said a potentially cancer-causing chemical had been detected at low levels in prescription and over-the-counter versions of Zantac. The federal agency said consumers could consider taking another heartburn medicine or contact their doctor. Several drugstore chains have already removed Zantac and generic ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Health News Recall Zantac Source Type: news

Al Gore on Impeachment, Adam Silver on China and Selma Blair on Her MS Diagnosis: Here Are Biggest Moments From the TIME 100 Health Summit
TIME held its first TIME 100 Health Summit on Thursday aiming to define — and shape — the future of health care. The Summit, which is an offshoot of the magazine’s annual TIME 100 list of influential people, featured scientists, politicians and entertainers, such as former President Bill Clinton, former Vice President Al Gore, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, actress Selma Blair, NBA commissioner Adam Silver, comedian Tig Notaro and former Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen. The day included a range of interviews, panels and performances. Here are the biggest moments from the Summit. Former Vice ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized Comedy HealthSummit19 onetime Source Type: news

"If you can't hear me, I will show you": insurgent claims to public space in a marginalized social housing neighborhood in France - Dijkema C.
This article is concerned with public space as a place of contestation, of confrontation, and insurgency. It situates these everyday forms of confrontation in France's postcolonial history, arguing that the occupation of communal spaces by groups of youths... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Restoring the Joy of Medicine One Stressor at a Time Restoring the Joy of Medicine One Stressor at a Time
Caroline G é rin-Lajoie, vice president of physician health and wellness, a rare position in Canada, whose name, Lajoie, translates from French to the word joy, has a message about burnout.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Modelling the fire propagation from the fuel bed to the lower canopy of ornamental species used in wildland-urban interfaces - Terrei L, Lamorlette A, Ganteaume A.
South-eastern France is strongly affected by wildfires mostly occurring in the wildland-urban interfaces (WUIs). A WUI fire is often initiated in dead surface fuel, then can propagate to shrubs and trees when the lower canopy is close to (or touches) the g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Zika Virus Disease in Var Department, France: Rapid Risk Assessment
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 10/16/2019. This eight-page report discusses a case of locally acquired Zika virus (ZIKV) disease in France (Hy ères city, Var department). This risk assessment found that the probability of ongoing vector-borne local transmission in Hyères and surrounding areas is considered very low because current evidence does not indicate the existence of a more extensive cluster of Zika virus cases. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

France OKs bill legalizing IVF for lesbians, single women
France's lower house of parliament approves a bill that would give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and fertility medication (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pulmonary Embolism Risk Elevated for More Than Six Weeks Postop
Findings based on six common surgery types in large French study (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 15, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Sanofi opens next-generation biologics plant in Massachusetts
The French drugmaker is billing the feat as its first digitally-enabled, continuous manufacturing facility. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - October 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

French diagnostic software developer Primaa raises €2m in seed funding
The startup says it will use the investment to develop its AI solutions and market them internationally. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Removal of Notre Dame's melted scaffold to begin 'in weeks'
France's culture minister says the melted, twisted scaffolding atop Notre Dame Cathedral will be removed "in coming weeks" to allow restoration work to begin (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pulmonary Embolism Risk Elevated for More Than Six Weeks Postop
TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 -- The postoperative risk for pulmonary embolism extends more than six weeks for six types of surgery, according to a study published online Oct. 9 in JAMA Surgery. Alexandre Caron, M.D., from University Lille in France, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Acne May Be Fueled By Dairy And Sugar, Study Finds
BOSTON (CBS) — Acne affects the vast majority of teens as well as an increasing number of adults. A new study finds it could be fueled by diet and other environmental factors. Researchers in France looked at almost 7,000 people across six countries and found that people with acne were more likely to consume dairy products as well as sweets like sodas, juice, pastries, and chocolate than people without acne. People with acne were also more likely to report stress, exposure to pollution, and harsh skincare practices. Researchers caution the study does not prove that any of these things actually cause acne, but the...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fight Against Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria - Fundraising Machine Activated in Lyon
[Cameroon Tribune] The event which was yesterday, October 10, 2019 presided over by the French President, Emmanuel Macron ended with donors attaining the 14 billion dollar target. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Rare France Praise for Govt
[The Herald] French President Emmanuel Macron reserved rare praise for Zimbabwe for its deepened fight against HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

IBA and CAMH partner to build nuclear medicine program
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) and Azrieli Centre for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA takes next step in China deal IBA to install carbon therapy in France IBA posts revenue increase in 1st half of 2019 IBA inks deal to install cyclotron in South Korea IBA takes order from Kan. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Africa: Global Fund Donors Pledge U.S.$14 Billion in Fight to End Epidemics
[Global Fund] Lyon, France -In an unprecedented show of global solidarity, donors at the Global Fund's Sixth Replenishment Conference pledged US$14.02 billion for the next three years - the largest amount ever raised for a multilateral health organization, and the largest amount by the Global Fund. The funds will help save 16 million lives and end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Global Fund raises $13.92 billion to fight AIDS, TB, malaria
French President Emmanuel Macron says a conference of the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria has raised at least $13.92 billion for the next three years (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

France detects mild bird flu virus on duck farm: OIE
France has detected a low-pathogenic H5 bird flu virus on a duck farm in the centre of the country, the Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from the French agriculture ministry. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

International donors pledge $14 billion to tackle AIDS: Macron
International donors pledged around $14 billion to fight AIDS on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron told a donors' conference in city of Lyon. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

International donors to pledge 13.8 billion euros to tackle AIDS: Macron
International donors have agreed to pledge 13.8 billion euros ($15.21 billion) to tackle AIDS, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Africa: France to Increase Contribution to Fight TB, Aids, Malaria By 15%
[RFI] France's Emmanuel Macron has pledged a 15 percent increase of its contribution to the Global Fund along with an additional 15 percent of its total donation over the next three to five years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

'We're asking the art!' The one-to-one tarot show inspired by Bauhaus
Choreographer Jennifer Lacey explains why there is more modern art than movement in her new life-coaching pieceIn the basement of Nottingham Contemporary art gallery, Jennifer Lacey fans out a set of large homemade tarot cards. I pick a pink one, turn it over, and find an image of a baby chick beneath a pair of boob-like fried eggs. The artistSarah Lucas immediately springs to mind but Lacey ’s picture is actually a homage toLeigh Bowery, the outre superstar who was his own art object. Several portraits of Bowery hang a couple of floors above us, along with a video of him strolling through Manhattan ’s Meatpack...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Chris Wiegand Tags: Stage Dance Art Art and design Culture Performance art Psychology Leigh Bowery Source Type: news

Global Fund seeks $14 billion to fight aids, TB, malaria
Heads of states, CEOs and global health leaders are gathered in France to try to raise at least $14 billion to finance the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria over the next three years (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

International donors set to pledge $14 billion to tackle AIDS: Macron
International donors are set to pledge $14 billion on Thursday to combating AIDS, said French President Emmanuel Macron. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Craving Junk Food After Poor Sleep? Blame Your Nose
BOSTON (CBS) – Ever crave junk food after a sleepless night? Researchers from Northwestern think they have figured out why. We can blame our noses. When we are sleep deprived we find it harder to resist calorie-dense, high-fat foods like pizza and chocolate. After studying the food choices of 29 adults after a bad night’s sleep, scientists say we can blame it on our sense of smell. They found the olfactory system goes into overdrive, making it easier for the brain to identify food odors. Then other areas of the brain which receive food signals are blunted, leading you to choose foods with richer energy signals,...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Dieting Healthy Eating Source Type: news

A path analysis of racially diverse men's sexual victimization, risk-taking, and attitudes - French BH, Teti M, Suh HN, Serafin MR.
Nationally, 1 in 6 men report some form of sexual victimization in his lifetime, and rates differ across racial and ethnic groups. Although research has explored the relations between sexual victimization, sexual risk behavior, and sexual attitudes among w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Isotretinoin and risk factors for suicide attempt: a population-based comprehensive case series and nested case-control study using 2010-2014 French Health Insurance Data - Droitcourt C, Poizeau F, Kerbrat S, Balusson F, Drezen E, Happe A, Travers D, Oger E, Dupuy A.
BACKGROUND: Although the causal role of isotretinoin in suicidal behaviour is controversial, suicide attempts (SA) do occur among patients taking isotretinoin. OBJECTIVES: To describe patient profiles and the management of isotretinoin among patien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cameroon: Fight Against Aids, Tuberculosis, Malaria - World Leaders to Beef Up Resources
[Cameroon Tribune] The sixth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria opens in Lyon under the patronage of French President, Emmanuel Macron. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news