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The European Union aims to reduce by 3 million the number of deaths from cancer on the continent between now and 2030. As France took over the EU presidency on 1 January 2022, we review the situation...
Space travel, an old human dream, is still no pleasure cruise. It involves major physiological and psychological challenges that researchers are working hard to take up.

At an altitude of 5,300 metres, the city of la Rinconada, Peru, is the highest permanent human settlement in the world. While many residents suffer from hypoxia, oxygen deprivation, others are...

Sitting down for long periods of time and a lack of physical exercise can disrupt our metabolism and challenge our health, as explained here by the physiologist Audrey Bergouignan. But there is some...