Tag: Overload

  • Transfusion of blood and blood products

    Transfusion of blood and blood products

    Security measures, risks and circulatory, immunological and infectious accidents Security measures: Law of 1 July 1998 so-called “safety”: The organization of blood transfusion was amended by the Act of 1 July 1998 on the strengthening of disease surveillance and control of the safety of products intended for humans. This law transfers part of the French…

  • Obesity and overweight

    Obesity and overweight

    Overweight and obesity have a prevalence that is clearly increasing in Western societies. In France, in adults, the prevalence of obesity is from about 8 to 10% (vs. 30% in the USA) while overweight regard 25 to 30% of the population. The secular increase in this “epidemic” makes it a real public health problem. If…