Total economic burden of MS in United States is more than $85 billion

Journal Reference: Bruce Bebo, Inna Cintina, Nicholas LaRocca, Leslie Ritter, Bari Talente, Daniel Hartung, Surachat Ngorsuraches, Mitchell Wallin, Grace Yang. Economic Burden of Multiple Sclerosis in the United States: Estimate of Direct and Indirect Costs. Neurology, 2022 DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200150 These costs not only reflect the cost of medications and health care. Neurologic disability can prevent … Read more

Ukrainian crisis: facing Russia, the United States oscillates between military and diplomatic message

Ukrainian crisis facing Russia the United States oscillates between military

American soldiers load ammunition, weapons and other equipment bound for Ukraine, in Dover, Delaware, January 30, 2022. STEPHANI BARGE / AP With one hand, continue the diplomatic process. On the other hand, to reinforce deterrence against any Russian operation in Ukraine. This is how the United States is advancing in the security crisis opened by … Read more

Legal cannabis stores linked to fewer opioid deaths in the United States

Journal Reference: Greta Hsu, Balázs Kovács. Association between county level cannabis dispensary counts and opioid related mortality rates in the United States: panel data study. BMJ, 2021; m4957 DOI: 10.1136/bmj.m4957 Opioids are ‘morphine-type’ drugs that relieve short-term (acute) pain and pain at the end of life. There is little evidence that they are helpful for … Read more

In the United Kingdom, beaches polluted by sewage

In the United Kingdom beaches polluted by sewage

By Cécile Ducourtieux Posted today at 4:12 a.m., updated at 1:22 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers ReportageIn Whitstable, in Kent, the British capital of oysters, the private company supposed to treat wastewater regularly dumps it into the sea. Bathers and oyster farmers are mobilizing. Sally Burtt-Jones brewed coffee, opened her pretty pink and green beach … Read more

In the United States, telephone operators will not launch 5G near certain airports

In the United States telephone operators will not launch 5G

A plane takes off near a base station located near San Francisco International Airport (California), January 18, 2022. JUSTIN SULLIVAN / AFP The launch of 5G in the United States remains scheduled for this Wednesday, January 19, but not around all airports. The two operators AT&T and Verizon announced on Tuesday that they agreed not … Read more

Winter storm: thousands of flights canceled in the eastern United States and Canada

Winter storm thousands of flights canceled in the eastern United

Posted today at 10:05 a.m., updated at 10:42 a.m. In images, in picturesMore than 1,700 domestic and international flights were canceled Monday evening, in addition to 3,000 the previous day, according to flight tracking site FlightAware. The eastern United States and Canada were still suffering, on Monday, January 17, a major winter storm, with heavy … Read more

Hostage-taking in Texas by a British kidnapper: two people arrested in the United Kingdom

Hostage taking in Texas by a British kidnapper two people arrested

A law enforcement vehicle outside the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue, January 16, 2022, in Colleyville, Texas. The four people who were held hostage in the building were released safe and sound after more than ten hours of captivity by an armed man. BRANDON BELL / AFP The American authorities opened, Sunday, January 16, an investigation … Read more

Inflation reaches 7% in the United States, a level not seen since 1982

Inflation reaches 7 in the United States a level not

On the New York Stock Exchange, January 11, 2022. SPENCER PLATT / GETTY IMAGES VIA AFP This is a first in the United States in forty years. Inflation there reached 7% in 2021, the highest figure since 1982, in the wake of the two oil shocks of the 1970s. Excluding energy and food, the increase … Read more

United Kingdom: Boris Johnson’s future compromised after new revelations about the parties during confinement

United Kingdom Boris Johnsons future compromised after new revelations about

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a speech in Downing Street on January 4, 2022. JACK HILL / AP Since the end of November 2021, not a week has gone by without a revelation on the celebrations which would have taken place in 2020 at 10 Downing Street, the residence and headquarters of the British … Read more

Covid in the world: the United Kingdom deplores more than 150,000 deaths since the start of the epidemic

Covid in the world the United Kingdom deplores more than

The United Kingdom recorded Saturday, January 8, 313 new deaths due to Covid-19, bringing to 150,057 the total number of people who have died since the start of the pandemic in this country, one of the most bereaved in Europe. In Mexico, officially 300,000 deaths have been counted. More than 2 million daily cases of … Read more

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