Axell, Hugo, Kareem and Victor have a cancer. During a period of over 18 months, I'll get better tomorrow follows the course of the treatment, from the diagnosis to how the traitments affect the various aspects of human experience: the functionning of the body, death, revolt, tenderness and the exuberant spontaneity of children,...
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Viruses are associated with the most devastating illnesses and epidemics threatening all of humanity and thus have a horrifying image, but is it fair to simply brand them all with this face of evil? Some viruses do not provoke illnesses, so is there in fact another side to the beast? This entire film tells us how these micro-organisms, for so long simply unknown, have gradually revealed their incredible capacities, and this time for the greater good of humanity. Today we know that the world of viruses is closely linked to our evolution.
Until where can one go up in the observation of the birth of the life? This film invites us to a fantastic voyage to the interior of our bodies, to observe, with humour, the birth of the life in the whole of its phases: since the search of the partner, while passing by the sex act, fecundation, the growth of egg and the foetus, until the arrival in the world. Thanks to last technologies of medical imagery and microcinematography, this film approaches with more close to the "miracle of the life".
How wonderful it is to be young! One young person has negative feelings, while another hears voices and the smallest girl you’ve ever seen thinks she is too fat… How great is this society, which values work but exploits young people and rejects them at the first sign of weakness. How great is this society, which values harmony yet leaves little space for fragile people. In the past, they were called mad and locked away. On the outskirts of a village in Brittany, approx. 100 psychotic people live and are learning to work again. I met some of them. We sat down and simply talked.
Endometriosis is a disease that affects 10% of women of childbearing age. It causes pain and often unbearable it can cause infertility. Nevertheless, it remains unknown and mostly it is still misdiagnosed. It is also a mysterious disease, because we do not really know the causes.
A health education video aiming to challenge popular beliefs on food and to provide consumption tips and practical advice on how to cook tasty, balanced meals.
In this number of Etat de Santé, Elisabeth Martichoux receives Professor Jacques Beaune, cardiologist and president of the French Federation of cardiology. The federation fights to make vote a " plan heart ", which would be traced on the model of the " plan cancer ". Because the vascular diseases constitute the second cause of death in France, killing 147 000 persons a year. Worse, at the women, the diseases of the heart kill a woman on three in the menopause, it is the first cause of death, very far in front of the breast cancer. But most of the women ignore it.
An intricate tale of ‘medicine, monopoly and malice’, Fire in the Blood tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments aggressively blocked access to low cost AIDS drugs for the countries of Africa and the global south in the years after 1996 – causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths – and the improbable group of people who decided to fight back. Narrated by William Hurt
Food Stamped is an informative and humorous documentary film following a couple as they attempt to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet on a food stamp budget. Through their adventures they consult with members of U.S. Congress, food justice organizations, nutrition experts, and people living on food stamps to take a deep look at America’s broken food system.
This short film is the fruit of a job of one year accomplished by a group composed of a dozen persons of ages, nationalities, experiments and of different living.
This plan could be completed successfully thanks to the financial support of the Fund of Post office but also thanks to involvement, motivation of the participants.
Our weekly dates allowed us to meet us, to exchange, to inquire and to express themselves about the topic of Health.
We chose to develop different subjects, notably feeding, depression, dependency, communication, environment.
Heart failure is a very common condition, with approx. 15 million sufferers in Europe and 100,000 in Switzerland. It is the only cardio-vascular condition that continues to become more widespread every year. It is the main reason why people aged over 65 are admitted to hospital.
Anne, Elisabeth and Philippe are electro hypersensitive. As many others, they suffer from electromagnetic field produced by cell phones and wifi. Living in a society that diny their disability, facing a medecine that ignore its mechanism, they can count only on themselves to survive.
In a context where the survival of young people Health areas is threatened, the 10th anniversary of IMAJE Santé offers the opportunity to gather the testemonies of the professionals intervening within Marseille’s organism. Doctors, psychologis, the social worker and the secretary share their experience of working with young people (aged from 12 to 25) and their families. Considering their testemonies, this film helps us understand the day to day commitment of these professionals confronted to an increasing precarisation of a part of the population.
Ben is a diagnosed schizophrenic. Unable to fit into society's mold or support himself he finds home in music which keeps him alive and gives meaning to his life. Wanting desperately to express himself, he lends his thoughts in this film.
When a baby is born, the first question we ask…. “Is it a boy or a girl?” What if it’s neither ? This documentary takes a look into the world of Intersex people. The 1 in 2000 of us whose bodies fall somewhere between male and female. What’s it like to grow up in a body that doesn’t fit neatly into the male or female category. Why is this relatively common condition so unknown? What is it about Intersexuals that makes the rest of so uncomfortable?
ITER: Hopes for clean and abundant energy. The sun has been shining for several billion years and provides the Earth with solar power. Now scientists are hoping to copy the energy source of the sun here on earth, in so-called fusion reactors.
Squizzed, rehydrated, frozen.. we will follow the orange juice during its 12 000 km from brasilian orange fields to our tables.
The “Vie et Santé” Foundation (FVS acronym) was created February 2, 2007. It is a non-profit association to promote and develop health programs but also the training of professionals. It leads parallel humanitarian and social activities in rural areas of the Province of Katanga.
Jean-Baptiste Pinette and his brother Johnny share a heavy family medical history.
A cross-cultural study of the relation between nutritional habits and health, especially focussing on the epidemiological factors influencing the occurence of heart disease. An additional chapter is dedicated to the relationship with cancer and cerebrovascular disease.