Health

Hepatitis B

6 September 2016
Hepatitis B is primarily a sexually transmitted infection Affecting nearly 250 million people in the world in its chronic form, with close to 800 000 deaths per year, hepatitis B is not taken lightly by the WHO, which sees it as a deadly virus and a major concern, just like the [...]
Health

Colorectal Cancer and FIT Test

30 August 2016
Colorectal cancer, the third most diagnosed type of cancer in Canada Talking about colorectal cancer is talking about cancer of the colon or of the rectum, colon and rectum forming the final part of the large intestine, the latter having a common point, namely the intestinal [...]
Nutrition

Food Allergies

23 August 2016
When food allergies complicate the daily life As it has been seen over the years, food allergies (specifically to certain proteins) continue to develop in the world's population; children being mainly affected by these food allergies even from an early age. Consequently, all [...]
Health

Zika Virus

8 August 2016
A virus that has only recently been widely reported in the media Although the media have covered the Zika virus subject only recently, its discovery is not recent, contrary to what one might think. In fact in 1947 the presence of this virus is detected in a monkey in the Zika [...]
Nutrition

Diabetes

8 August 2016
Diabetes, a worldwide scourge And yes, talking about diabetes today is already thinking about tomorrow. The number of people with diabetes in the world already amounted to more than 150 million people about twenty years ago. The figures are alarming, that number will have [...]
Health

Medical analysis at no cost

8 August 2016
Home Blood Draw Services and tests in a public laboratory For several years now, thanks to a strong partnership with the public health network, we are able to offer free laboratory tests. Acting as private samplers we offer the service at home and at work but this time the [...]
Health

Celiac disease

23 May 2016
Definition: The coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease (the immune system fights the body's cells because it mistakenly considers them enemies) due to the intolerance at a fraction of gluten: the gliadin. It causes a severe decrease of the villi of the intestinal mucosa (small [...]
Health

Accutane

23 May 2016
Accutane (manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Roche) is a treatment that could be called "a shock" in the form of tablets to cure moderate to very severe acne, made of isotretinoin (vitamin A derivative), prescribed by the doctor. Unlike many topical or internal treatment [...]