Why does smoking make Covid-19 more deadly?

R.I Madrid Updated:05/19/2020 15:34 save Related news Tobacco has never been a factor protective against infection by infection with SARS-CoV-2, as some had suggested at the beginning of the pandemic in relation to the protective role of nicotine. Furthermore, there is increasing evidence to suggest that the cigarette smoke stimulates the lungs to produce more […]

AP-HP confirms link between Covid-19 and heart inflammation in children

The twenty children hospitalized in recent days in the Parisian resuscitation services for heart failure have “All been in contact” with the Sars-CoV-2 virus. The link was confirmed on Thursday by the Necker Hospital team at a press conference of the Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AH-HP). Since April 15, an unexpected number of children with […]

Is it true that nicotine users contract Covid-19 less?

Hello, Many case studies demonstrate this unequivocally: smokers who contract Covid-19 have a greatly increased risk of developing severe forms of the disease. In this work, we find that the proportion of smokers is two to four times higher in severely ill patients than in those with a moderate form of the disease. On the […]

Coronavirus: what are the implications for cancer patients?

Grandstand. With the coronavirus, we are living much more than a health crisis. It is also a test of resistance for our health systems, even for the countries considered as “best ranked” by the various evaluation institutes or bodies. The indicators used, such as economic performance criteria, minimization of the cost of production, satisfaction of […]

At the Nice consultation center: “Reassure the patient and the doctor”

Alexia (1) can’t help but pull on her mask to let the air in. In the listening room, no more spacious than a shower, she finds it difficult to breathe. A mixture of anxiety and virus symptoms: Alexia ticks all the boxes on the Covid-19. “I have severe headaches, says this 27-year-old student from Nice. […]

Shortages extend to drugs

Faced with the unprecedented scale of the crisis and the influx of patients, stocks are running out. First those of protective masks. Then the reagents used in the Covid-19 diagnostic tests. And respirators, whose production is struggling to keep up with demand. Little by little, everything necessary for hospitalization and treatment of patients is running […]

tests now available in city laboratory

Olivier Véran announced it on Friday, medical biologists were only waiting for the publication of a decree. This has been done since this Sunday: city laboratories can now carry out diagnostic tests for Sars-CoV-2 infection, previously reserved for authorized hospital laboratories only. Coronavirus: tests soon available in town, pharmacists authorized to produce their alcohol-based solutions […]

“Since we stopped boring him with writing, he’s got better”

Children, like Kevin, who have a developmental coordination disorder (CDD) are severely penalized in their gestural skills, including writing. Through Nathalie Szapiro-Manoukian Kevin’s CE1 teacher had heard of dyspraxia and agreed that the child would take a computer to class to compensate for his slowness and clumsy writing. 141365614 / sakkmesterke – stock.adobe.com For Kevin […]

how to effectively protect yourself from coronavirus?

QUESTIONS / ANSWERS – As the new coronavirus threatens to make its return to France, Le Figaro takes stock of the best practices to be implemented to protect themselves and prevent the spread of the disease. As Italy faces a dramatic increase in the number of cases of CoVID-19, the new coronavirus infection from China, […]

an update on what we know and what we don’t yet know

As the Covid-19 epidemic spreads across Europe, Le Figaro takes stock of what we know (or don’t know) about the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes it. Two months after its emergence in China, the new coronavirus has not finished revealing all its secrets. Many questions remain unanswered, particularly regarding its origin and its ability to infect […]