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09/07/2024 18:21

Treat depression

Feeling flat, tense, sad? Perhaps you're suffering from a temporary depression. However, if the symptoms have been present for a few weeks already, it's time to ask what's causing the malaise. You could be suffering from the dreaded and little-known

10/07/2024 17:04

Colds: beware of the frail

The common cold, generally benign, can become complicated and dangerous for some people. When should you seek medical attention for a cold? What are the signs to watch out for? Are some people more at risk than others?

10/07/2024 17:24

Cough: avoid antibiotics

Coughing is a protective mechanism designed to expel mucus, germs and irritants from the respiratory tract. After a cold or flu, it's also normal for mucus production to cause a «deep» cough. Chest pain when coughing is normal, since coughing involve

02/07/2024 11:55

Nutrition for good sleep

Sleep recommendations vary according to age. A minimum of 11 hours' sleep is required for children under 5, at least 10 hours from 5 to 10, at least 9 hours from 10 to 18, and at least 7.5 hours for children over 18. Studies have shown a link between

12/06/2024 17:39

Depression: causes, symptoms, prevention

Depression affects a significant number of people in Africa, warns the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 28 million people suffer from depression, "making it the most common mental health disorder on the continent". Although common, depressi

07/06/2024 13:26

Fast food: beware of cardiovascular disease

According to a study published in the medical journal « The Lancet », 1 in 5 deaths worldwide is due to diet. One of the causes of this may be the increasing abandonment of traditional dishes in favor of fast food and canned goods; ultra-processed fo

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