Thyroid Anxiety | Science and life

Increased anxiety can be associated with inflammation of the thyroid gland. About 35% of people in developed countries aged 25–65 years suffer from anxiety disorders – when a person experiences general persistent anxiety, not related to certain objects or situations. Usually, the mechanism of such disorders is sought in the brain, and the therapy, accordingly, […]

Elon Musk tested brain implant on pigs

The billionaire believes it could help patients with speech disorders or paralysis. Elon Musk promises that the operation is reversible and does not cause “noticeable brain injury». ALY SONG/REUTERS “It’s like a smartwatch in your skull. ” This is how Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk described brain implant technology developed by Neuralink, a company […]

Immunity recognizes coronaviruses by common features

In harmless colds coronaviruses, the immune system can learn more than a hundred molecular features, by which the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus can then be recognized. The new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has many relatives, including those that infect people. And this is not only SARS-CoV, which caused an outbreak of SARS in 2002-2003, and the terrible MERS-CoV, […]

Google buyout of Fitbit worries Europe and beyond

In November 2019, Google formalized its offer of $ 2.1 billion to buy Fitbit, a pioneer and one of the leaders in connected watches and sports activity trackers, behind Apple. An operation that would allow the American giant to set up on this market, important for any player like him who has ambitions in well-being […]

How to protect nerve cells in a stroke

Many neurons can survive a stroke, but for this you need to prevent them from losing too much potassium. A circulatory disturbance in the brain threatens with a stroke: a little blood comes to neurons, they lack oxygen and nutrients, and as a result, nerve cells die in large numbers. But among them there are […]

Orange CEO says he opposes a moratorium on 5G

Citizens’ convention and new environmental mayors want to postpone the launch of this new technology Orange Will there be a 5G moratorium in the fall? Stéphane Richard, the CEO of Orange said he was opposed to this idea. At most, he plans to postpone “a few weeks” to await the publication of a second ANSES […]

Years of delay, Paris discovers 4G everywhere in the metro

No more interrupted WhatsApp conversations, cut videos, call waiting. This Monday, June 29, Île-de-France Mobilités, RATP and the four French telecom operators (Orange, SFR, Bouygues Telecom and Free) announced that they have covered the entire Paris metro and RER lines of the mobile internet network 4G. A small underground revolution, even if other big cities […]

Why does the new coronavirus cause severe inflammation?

The SARS-CoV-2 virus raises the level of the hormone, which triggers self-reinforcing inflammation. The new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is notorious for causing severe inflammation, which is very harmful to healthy tissues. In connection with coronavirus inflammation, one can often hear the term “cytokine storm” – because during the disease, the level of inflammatory signaling cytokine signal […]

Facebook designs its future at 5 years with a majority of its employees in telework

A week after the announcement by Twitter that some of his employees will be able to stay telecommuted “forever Facebook details in more detail how it plans to organize its workforce in a post-Covid-19 world. “We will be the most ahead company in the world on remote work“Said its CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who estimates that […]

Facebook, in turn, has a long-term commitment to telework

Mark Zuckerberg estimates that within 5 to 10 years, half of the group’s employees will work from home. A giant digital sign on the campus of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. JOSH EDELSON / AFP For years, the finest brains in the United States and even elsewhere have been piling up every morning and […]