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Press release list of thematic 'Health technologies'



Towards the development of bisphenol A substitutes

September 17 2012

Bisphenol A (BPA), which is present to a great extent in our domestic environments, is suspected of inducing hormonal effects in humans. Researchers from Inserm and CNRS in Montpellier have studied the interaction of BPA and its derivatives with t...
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At the heart of the infinitely small

July 11 2012

Inserm researchers have succeeded in filming moving biological molecules barely 5 nanometres in size (1), something that was unimaginable a few years ago. This outstanding technical feat, performed by the research team headed by Simon Scheuring (I...
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Asthma: a vaccination that works using intramuscular injection

April 02 2012

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory and respiratory disease caused by an abnormal reactivity to allergens in the environment. Of the several avenues of exploration that are currently being developed, vaccination appears to be the most promising appro...
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How sleep reduces our awareness of the outside world

March 29 2012

While we sleep, our self-awareness and our awareness of the outside world are reduced. Why? Habib Benali, Director of Research at the Inserm functional imaging laboratory (Unit 678 Inserm/UPMC) and his team have been investigating this phenomenon....
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Indoor air quality and respiratory health in schools

March 29 2012

What link is there between poor indoor air quality and the allergic and respiratory health of children in French schools? The “Epidemiology of Allergic and Respiratory Diseases” (EPAR) team led by Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Director of research at t...
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