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Health.  Alzheimer's disease: new test, new treatments, a turning point in the fight?

Health. Alzheimer’s disease: new test, new treatments, a turning point in the fight?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting nearly one million people in France. The most common symptoms are memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem solving and language. Although the first signs most often appear after the age of 65, the disease develops 10 to 15 years before the appearance of the …

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Ottawa injects $17.9 million for the fight against HIV, but the community remains unsatisfied

Ottawa injects $17.9 million for the fight against HIV, but the community remains unsatisfied

Although hailed by the community sector, the granting of $17.9 million by Ottawa to increase HIV testing leaves the community sector unsatisfied. Of the overall envelope, $8 million will go to supporting community organizations in the deployment of self-test kits. However, the latter deplore “punctual and very targeted” funding. The Federal Minister of Health, Jean-Yves …

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International conference in Montreal |  The fight against COVID-19 as a driving force in the fight against AIDS

International conference in Montreal | The fight against COVID-19 as a driving force in the fight against AIDS

Thousands of AIDS specialists converge on Montreal this weekend for the annual International Conference on the issue. The good and bad effects of the pandemic on the fight against AIDS will be at the heart of the discussions. Posted at 5:00 a.m. Mathieu Perreault The Press “The theme is re-engagement and respect for science,” says …

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