Plastic could play a key role in the global obesity epidemic

More and more scientists tend to consider that the environment can have a major impact on obesity. ©PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP science and health More and more scientific studies tend to show that the environment can have a major impact on obesity, due to chemicals. Atlantico: More and more scientists tend to consider that the … Read more

Fall 2022: something almost never seen in Quebec

In short : A warmer than normal fall; Abundant but punctual precipitation; Transition to winter to watch in November. An abnormal context The summer was hot in Quebec. Autumn follows the same trend this year. MétéoMédia experts estimate that the season will be warmer than normal, in an exceptional context. Some important factors will modulate … Read more

30°C Days in September: The New Normal?

It used to be the custom to put away white clothes after Labor Day. But now a week after this holiday, sandals and t-shirts are still de rigueur, at least in several regions of Quebec which are flirting with 30°C this weekend. Moreover, recent history informs us that this kind of scenario could repeat itself … Read more

Northern lights: Quebec could be entitled to a superb spectacle

The aurora borealis is born from the interaction between particles from the solar winds and the upper atmosphere of the Earth. The different colors composing the auroras are explained by the composition of the solar winds. Thus oxygen will give green and red tints, while nitrogen, for example, will color the sky blue, red and … Read more

what to do if you ate or bought a Buitoni pizza?

Concern is mounting in France, after an upsurge in infections with the bacterium Escherichia Coli (E.Coli), a bacteria that can be deadly in children and the elderly, more fragile. In particular, the brand of frozen pizzas Buitoni, which discovered this bacterium in the dough of its pizzas from the Fraîch’Up range. This Friday morning, a … Read more

behind the physical symptoms, the psychological sequelae

The physical manifestations of monkeypox are well known, but beyond skin lesions, fatigue and bouts of fever, patients and those who have recovered report varied psychological repercussions related to pain, lack of information and support, but also to a certain stigma, even discrimination. While the WHO noted, Tuesday, August 30, “encouraging” signs in the evolution … Read more

“In medical school, I purposely got the worst grades”

Sumbul Desai wants to put technology at the service of medical progress. Miss Figaro. –A wake-up time?Sumbul Desai. – 5:50 a.m. If we have to go back to the origin?In my traditional Indian family, academic background and a deep work ethic were at the heart of everything. I admired my father, a university professor, but … Read more

a family infected after eating a Buitoni pizza tells of their ordeal

E.coli bacteria can be deadly in children and the elderly, who are more fragile. It also causes severe food poisoning in adults. Aurore’s family paid the price. She, her husband, and her son consumed it on March 21 and all were contaminated by the bacteria after eating a Buitoni brand Fraich’Up pizza. The couple were … Read more