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Press release list of thematic 'Physiopathology, Metabolism, Nutrition'



Genetics and the gut microbiota together contribute to IBD

May 11 2016

Modifications of the gut microbiota in chronic inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) are both the cause and consequence of these internal disorders. This has been shown a team of French researchers from Inserm, INRA (...
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An invisible system to rescue the heart

April 11 2016

Heart failure affects over one million people in France. Although the blood system is the first to have been explored for the purpose of improving heart function, a study by Inserm has revealed the potential of a secondary system that had previous...
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The intestinal microbiota: a new ally for optimum growth

February 19 2016

The intestinal microbiota is necessary to ensure optimum postnatal growth and contributes to determining the size of adult individuals, notably in the event of undernutrition. The key element in this relationship is Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (I...
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A study reveals a new target in the treatment of chronic inflammatory bowel disease: the fungal microbiota

February 12 2016

A team of researchers (AP-HP, AVENIR-ATIP–Inserm team (1), INRA (2), UPMC (3) led by Dr Harry Sokol, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Saint Antoine Hospital, AP-HP, used a high-throughput sequencing method to show an imbalanc...
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Alzheimer’s disease: a new immunotherapy approach?

February 02 2016

A study conducted on mice by researchers at Inserm and UPMC (Pierre and Marie Curie University) offers a new type of immunotherapy approach for treating Alzheimer’s disease. This involves amplifying a specific population of T lymphocytes that regu...
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