Monthly Archives: May 2015

Excess caffeine harmful to the body

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has just announced that consumption of more than 400 milligrams of caffeine per day (i.e. 4 espressos) may be harmful for health.

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Friday 29 May 2015

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Thursday 28 May 2015

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Intelligent bacteria for detecting disease

Another step forward has just been taken in the area of synthetic biology. Research teams from Inserm and CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) Montpellier, in association with Montpellier Regional University Hospital and Stanford University, have transformed bacteria into “secret agents” that can give warning of a disease based solely on the presence of characteristic molecules in the urine or blood.

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Wednesday 27 May 2015

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Using Google Trends for suicide prevention?

Google Trends might be used to follow not only the spread of infectious epidemics, but that of other phenomena as well, such as suicide epidemics. This hypothesis led psychiatrist and researcher Guillaume Fond and his team to study in greater detail the relationship between the number of Google searches for terms such as suicide, depression and bipolar disorder and the risk of a suicide “epidemic.”

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Tuesday 26 May 2015

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Wednesday 20 May 2015

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Saturday 23 May: European Obesity Day

European Obesity Day, which will be held on Saturday 23 May, recalls the seriousness of this disease, which is affecting more and more people in France and in the world.

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Tuesday 19 May 2015

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