Tag: santé


Sports and Health: putting words into acts

The practice of competitive sports is prevalent in France. The associated health benefits are becoming known. A 2008 INSERM (French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) report report published under the guidance of the French Sport Ministry highlights the facts that engaging in regular, sufficiently intense physical activity is key to everyone’s health, and that the French […]

Defining of Health Behaviors

“The concept of health-related behavior is any behavior or activity that is part of everyday life, but which affects the health of the person. Almost any behavior or activities may affect health and in this context it may be useful to consider the health-related behaviors as part of the lifestyle of an individual or group” […]

Defining Health Product

The National Security Agency of Medicines and Health Products (Agence Nationale de Securite du Medicament et des Produits de Sante) collectively referred to health products the following categories: – “Drugs, – Blood-derived drugs, – Narcotics and psychotropic – Vaccines – Cellular products for therapeutic purposes, – Gene therapy medicinal products, – Labile blood products, – […]

Defining Health Promotion

The first International Conference on Health Promotion was achieved in Ottawa, Canada on November 21 1986 This conference and the charter ensuing result of an international movement in favor of large-scale public health. “The health promotion aims to give people more control over their own health and more ways to improve it. To reach a […]

Defining Aging

Aging is a “dynamic process of individual development, and multidimensional nonlinear” (Baltes, Staudinger and Lindenberger, 1999). Blog in Health will realize that studies show that health behaviors affect life trajectories, accelerate or slow down the aging process, or deteriorate or boost health, deteriorate or improve quality of life. The general message Why look at our health […]

Defining Health Authorization

The requirement of authorization (AMM in French) is central to health products, even for drugs (Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des Produits de Santé, 2013 – National Security Agency of Medicines and Health Products, 2013). It is the result of a long process of validation. The process begins with exploratory studies in collaboration with […]

Defining Randomized Controlled Trial

The randomized controlled trial is an experimental clinical research protocol that compared a group called “intervention” testing a new therapy or new share of health prevention and a group called “review” in the (usual care) standard recommendations or taking a placebo (placebo). The assignment of participants in one group is randomly (draw). This choice can […]

Defining Health

“Health is a state of complete physical well-being, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” (WHO, 1946). This definition of the World Health Organization has not changed since 1946. It is the preamble to the Constitution of the World Health Organization adopted by the International Health Conference, New York […]