Towards a shortage of insulin in 2030

Half of diabetics may be deprived of insulin in less than 15 years, according to a recent study that alerts the scientific world. In people without diabetes, insulin is secreted by the body continuously. On the other hand, in people with diabetes, insulin injection is often necessary to allow glucose to enter the blood and […]

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An imminent death experience in powder

An alarming drug rarely seen in Ontario appears in the region. The appearance of a worrying drug in the region is a concern for police officers who recently seized DMT, or dimethyltryptamine, a potent psychotropic substance that can provide a short, but intense, near-death experience. For the first time on their territory, police officers from […]

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Cannabis and its effects on the brain

The psychotropic effects of cannabis are due to a family of molecules called cannabinoids. Surprisingly, the brain produces its own cannabinoids, and the cerebral effects of cannabis are caused by the activation of an endogenous system (endocannabinoid) that has developed in most animals well before the appearance of the plant Cannabis sativa on Earth. An old […]

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The pot for dummies

Within 48 hours of the legalization of cannabis in Canada, here is a small reminder sheet to refresh your memory. CONSUMPTION METHODS Smoking or spraying Potential start of effects: From a few seconds to a few minutes  Potential duration of effects: Up to 6 hours Ingest (food or capsules)  Potential onset of effects: 30 minutes […]

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Forgetting cancer for a flight

Dayven Hamilton, age 8, was operated on after being diagnosed with Grade 4 Brain Glioblastoma. On Saturday, he was able to take a floatplane flight as part of the other, whose 7th edition was for the benefit of the Charles-Bruneau Foundation. There was emotion in the air Saturday in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, near Quebec City. Fifteen children with […]

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Cannabis production accelerates

A few days before the legalization of marijuana, the suppliers of the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) are working hard to ensure that they can meet the demand. TVA Nouvelles had privileged access to Hexo’s facilities in Gatineau, the most important player in this field in Quebec. In its facilities, we produce 108 tons of cannabis […]

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Phone screens causing a new scourge

More and more young people are victims of dry eye Optometrists are sounding the alarm about dry eye, a “serious” and “underestimated” problem that can lead to vision loss and affects more and more young people. According to the most recent statistics, nearly 30% of the population is affected by this scourge. But these figures represent […]

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