Heat wave: Air pollution increases blood pressure
Air pollution, along with apartment life, increases the risk of high blood pressure, including heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in Journal of Public Health. Researchers investigated the associations between long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and the development of hypertension. These data were assessed on people living in homes or buildings in Kaunas, a small town in Lithuania. Their results indicate that levels of air pollution above the median are associated with an increased risk of hypertension, but only for people living in buildings … Read more, click here.
Androcur: Patients with severe tumors long after stopping treatment
New study confirms concerns about the drug Androcur. Led by the regional pharmacovigilance center at Fernand-Widal in Paris, it reveals that four women had severe intracranial tumors during pregnancy several years after stopping the drug. "The occurrence and severity of these four cases raises the question of how to lead in women planning pregnancy after treatment with Androcur or one of their generics," says the National Agency for Medicinal Product Safety (ANSM). . To learn more, click here.
Fertility: Early sleep improves sperm quality
Sleep is good for health, but also for fertility! Researchers at the University of Aarhus in Denmark show that sleeping early and for a long time allows better sperm. Their findings were presented at the Congress of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and reported by the British media The Independent. A hundred men volunteered for the study: most of them had a low-quality sperm, the others a good-quality sperm. Researchers were interested in their sleep habits. Men who go to bed early before 10:30 pm are 4 times more likely to have good quality sperm compared to those who go to bed after 11:30 a.m. … All the details of our article.
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