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Story #1 : A brief history of blood

By Florian

The history of blood in medicine is rich in beliefs, anecdotes and progress. From the theory of moods to blood transfusion and bloodletting, discover this fabulous story.

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Story #2 : Red blood cells secrets

By Florian & Yannick

What do you know on the red blood cells ? Why do you have a blood type ? Discover the exciting story of these magic cells.

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White blood cells & Antibodies

By Yannick

What are the white blodd cells ? what are their roles ? How works an antibody ? Family corner discussed health issues of your daily life

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A brief history of allergies

By Florian

Historical anecdotes and breakthroughs of the last two centuries about allergies

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Allergies: causes, symptoms, present and future treatments

By Yannick

Today, almost one in three people suffer from allergies. Scientists estimate that in 2050, one in two people will be concerned. How do allergies work? Why is this disease expanding? What are the reasons?

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History of Memory

By Florian

The History of Memory is rocked by attempts at explanations, theories, doubts, and of course, recent advances. We will therefore start from the first reflections of Aristotle and other thinkers of the Antiquity, passing through certain beliefs of the Middle Ages and modern-day thinkers, before ending, as always, by the progresses of the last two hundred years

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What is memory ?

By Yannick

Memory is the function that allows us to record, store and retrieve information to interact with our environment, perform everyday tasks, and so on. But how does it work? How can we differentiate everyday life memory loss from cerebral dementia?

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History of stress in medicine

By Florian

In this Family corner article, we come back on the Hisotry of stress, which was only discovered biologically in the first half of the 20th century.

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Stress: the good and the evil

By Yannick

Stress is a defense mechanism to fight aggression and face new situations. Since the dawn of mankind, stress has allowed humans, as well as animals, to save themselves from danger, whether through combat or flight. However, when stress is chronic, the good effects disappear and different diseases can emerge.

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History of genes

By Florian

Today, genetics refers to the study of the transmission of hereditary traits and gene function. Discover this amazing History made with progressive discoveries in various disciplines

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