Estradiol gel for facial ageing?

Skin ageing is a major concern for many women, particularly at the menopause. The menopause and perimenopause bring about significant hormonal changes that can affect the appearance and health of the skin. Among the promising solutions,estradiol gel stands out for its beneficial effects on the skin. Let’s take a look at the results of a … Read more

Dietary fibre and obesity: the key role of the pharmacist

It is widely recognised by researchers thata high-fibre diet protects against obesity and diabetes. However, the mechanisms involved had remained mysterious for almost two decades. In 2014, a Franco-Swedish team of researchers from CNRS, Inserm and Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (Inserm Unit 855 “Nutrition and the Brain”) elucidated this mechanism, which involves the intestinal … Read more

How intestinal microbiota and dietary fibre improve your health

Dietary fibre, mainly of plant origin, resists digestion and absorption in the human small intestine. Unlike other nutrients, it passes intact into the colon. It is at this stage that the intestinal microbiota, a dense community of microorganisms in the large intestine, comes into play. This microbiota ferments dietary fibre, producing short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) … Read more

Motor neurone disease in horses: therapeutic management

Although relatively rare, motor neurone disease (MMN) in horses is a serious neurodegenerative disorder that affects the lower motor neurons responsible for controlling skeletal muscles. The condition, which is comparable to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in humans, leads to progressive muscle weakness, atrophy and eventual paralysis. Early diagnosis of SMA is crucial to improving the quality … Read more

Preventing grass sickness in horses

Grass sickness, also known as atypical myopathy, is a serious and often fatal condition affecting horses grazing on certain grasslands. This rare but devastating disease is caused by the consumption of plants containing specific toxins, such ashypoglycin A found in the seeds of certain maples. Affected horses show a range of symptoms, from muscle weakness … Read more

Peptide BPC-157: Benefits, dosage and side effects

The peptide BPC-157 (Body Protection Compound-157) is a synthetic peptide derived from a protein present in the human stomach. It is known for its curative and regenerative properties in a variety of pathologies. What is BPC-157? BPC-157 is a peptide composed of 15 amino acids. It has been isolated from the protective body sequence of … Read more

What is the InBody scale used for?

The InBody scale is a body composition measurement device that uses bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) technology. Designed to provide accurate, detailed data on body composition, it has become an essential tool for health professionals, sports trainers and wellness-conscious individuals. What is an InBody scale? The InBody scale is a medical device that provides detailed measurements … Read more

Glycine: The secret of longevity

Glycine is increasingly recognised for its potential in promoting longevity and reducing the effects of ageing. This small amino acid plays vital roles in various biological functions, influencing overall health and lifespan. What is glycine? Glycine is a non-essential amino acid, which means that the body can synthesise it. Its simple chemical structure conceals a … Read more

Natural recipes to prevent summer ailments in horses

The summer period is characterised by dry, hot and sunny weather, which can have a significant impact on the health and well-being of horses. High temperatures, dusty environments, hard ground and increased exposure to UV rays can have a negative effect on equines, especially those living outdoors. In addition, summer marks the proliferation of winged … Read more

Hay and mycotoxins: impact on horse health

Mycotoxins, toxic compounds produced by certain species of fungi, represent a serious threat to equine health. Found in cereals, forage and other contaminated feed, they can cause a range of health problems in horses, from digestive and respiratory disorders to immunosuppressive and hepatotoxic effects. Chronic exposure to mycotoxins can lead to serious illness, reducing horses’ … Read more

How can I prevent osteoporosis by wearing a weighted vest ?

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones, making them more fragile and more likely to fracture. This health problem particularly affects post-menopausal women, due to the drop in oestrogen levels that accelerates the loss of bone density. An innovative and effective way of preventing osteoporosis is to use a weighted vest. This device not only … Read more