Dépakine: Sanofi found responsible for a lack of vigilance and information on risks

A Sanofi factory in Mourenx, in the south-west of France. IROZ GAIZKA / AFP The Paris court ruled on Wednesday January 5 that the French pharmaceutical group Sanofi had “Committed a fault by failing to fulfill its obligation of vigilance and its obligation to inform” concerning the risks of its drug Depakine for the fetus … Read more

Covid-19: more than 90,000 cases in 24 hours in France, the scientific council warns of the risks of “disorganization” in January

People are queuing up waiting for a Covid-19 test in Paris on December 23, 2021. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP The Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, more contagious, should be the majority in the total number of cases of contamination “Between Christmas and New Year”, had warned, Wednesday, the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran. Thursday 23 … Read more

In Denmark, the former immigration minister risks exclusion from Parliament

Inger Stojberg, in January 2016, in Brussels. FRANCOIS LENOIR / REUTERS Already sentenced to two months in prison for having taken an illegal decision, the former Danish immigration minister Inger Stojberg faces, Tuesday, December 21, a very likely exclusion from Parliament. At the end of a rare trial before a special court responsible for judging … Read more

High blood pressure treatment in pregnancy appears protected, prevents maternal heart risks

High blood pressure treatment in pregnancy appears protected, prevents maternal heart risks – NovLink Home Mash B High blood pressure treatment in pregnancy appears protected, prevents maternal heart risks We would love to thank the author of this short article for this incredible web content High blood pressure treatment in pregnancy appears protected, prevents maternal … Read more

Eastern DRC: “The military approach risks strengthening armed groups rather than destroying them”

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Militiamen from the Codeco armed group stand guard during a meeting with former warlords in the village … Read more

Speeding up the energy transition reduces climate risks

Journal Reference: Harald Desing, Rolf Widmer. Reducing climate risks with fast and complete energy transitions: applying the precautionary principle to the Paris agreement. Environmental Research Letters, 2021; DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac36f9 “Who would board an airplane, if the chance to arrive safely would only be 50 percent?” ask Harald Desing and Rolf Widmer at the very beginning … Read more

Moderate amounts of caffeine not linked to maternal health risks

Journal Reference: Stefanie N. Hinkle, Jessica L. Gleason, Samrawit F. Yisahak, Sifang Kathy Zhao, Sunni L. Mumford, Rajeshwari Sundaram, Jagteshwar Grewal, Katherine L. Grantz, Cuilin Zhang. Assessment of Caffeine Consumption and Maternal Cardiometabolic Pregnancy Complications. JAMA Network Open, 2021; 4 (11): e2133401 DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.33401 “While we were not able to study the association of consumption … Read more

New tests track sources of lead contamination in urban soils and assess its risks

Journal Reference: Zhen Wang, Anna M. Wade, Daniel D. Richter, Heather M. Stapleton, James M. Kaste, Avner Vengosh. Legacy of anthropogenic lead in urban soils: Co-occurrence with metal(loids) and fallout radionuclides, isotopic fingerprinting, and in vitro bioaccessibility. Science of The Total Environment, 2021; 151276 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151276 “These tests give public health officials reliable new ways … Read more

Accurate labels like ‘aerosol’ or ‘chemical substances’ increase perceived risks of e-cigarette use

Accurate labels like ‘aerosol’ or ‘chemical substances’ increase perceived risks of e-cigarette use – NovLink Home Mash K Accurate labels like ‘aerosol’ or ‘chemical substances’ increase perceived risks of e-cigarette use We would love to thank the writer of this post for this remarkable material Accurate labels like ‘aerosol’ or ‘chemical substances’ increase perceived risks … Read more

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