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Press release list of thematic 'Public health'



The French are overweight – confirmed by the Constances cohort

October 25 2016

Nearly one in two French people over 30 years of age are overweight. This is what the first results from the Constances cohort has revealed. Now supported by Inserm and the French national social security organisation for salaries workers (Cn...
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Combating Ebola: Encouraging Results for the PREVAIL Clinical Trial

October 13 2016

An international research team involving Inserm and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has just published the results of the PREVAIL study on treatment for the Ebola virus. While not definitive, the results show that ZMapp may benefit patient...
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Very premature infants: towards better care

July 06 2016

Born too soon, very premature infants are particularly vulnerable and need appropriate care. The European project EPICE (Effective Perinatal Intensive Care in Europe) examines how medical practices based on scientific evidence are incorporated int...
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Researchers provide guidance on criteria to identify Endocrine Disruptors in the context of European legislation

April 25 2016

The European Commission is legally required to provide criteria identifying Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs), a process that has been blocked for almost three years, allegedly because of a lack of scientific consensus and because an impact as...
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Intellectual Disabilities, a collective expert review by Inserm

March 01 2016

According to the World Health Organisation and other recognised authorities, intellectual disability (ID) refers to an intelligence deficit (significantly reduced ability to understand new or complex information and learning and applying new skill...
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