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Press release list of thematic 'Neurosciences, cognitive sciences, neurology and psychiatry'



Brain tumours: ultrasound makes blood vessels permeable to enhance treatment delivery

June 16 2016

Teams from the Paris Public Hospitals (AP-HP), Pierre and Marie Curie University, Inserm and the CarThera company (which is hosted by the Brain and Spine Institute [ICM]), coordinated by Prof. Alexandre Carpentier, a neurosurgeon at Pitié-Salpêtri...
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A novel research program on traumatic memories

June 13 2016

How will the traumatic events of the terrorist attacks of 13 November 2015 evolve in people’s memories, whether collective or individual? How does individual memory feed on collective memory and vice versa? Is it possible, by studying cerebral mar...
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Anorexia nervosa: pleasure at getting thin more than fear of getting fat

June 08 2016

A study from Inserm, Paris Descartes University and Sainte Anne Hospital suggests that anorexia nervosa might not be explained by fear of gaining weight, but by the pleasure of losing it… and that the phenomenon might be genetically influenced. Pu...
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Stroke study prompts call for revised treatment guidelines

June 06 2016

Doctors should rethink how they treat patients who have suffered the deadliest form of stroke, a clinical trial suggests.The study recommends a change in guidelines for treating any patients who have had a stroke caused by bleeding into the brain...
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Enhanced hippocampal-cortical coupling improves memory

May 17 2016

For the first time, scientists in the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology (CNRS/INSERM/Collège de France) have produced direct evidence that the long-term storage of memories involves a dialogue between two brain structures, the hippo...
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