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Press release list of thematic 'Immunology, Inflammation, Infectiology and Microbiology'



Malaria: multi-drug resistance more alarming than ever

September 18 2015

The efforts of the international community for the past ten years in the fight against malaria have reduced the number of disease-related deaths. The emerging resistance to standard therapies threatening South-East Asia, and new research carried o...
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Bacteria that Prevents Type 1 Diabetes

August 05 2015

Our bodies have ten times the amount of microbes than human cells. This set of bacteria is called microbiota. In some instances, bacteria known as pathogens can cause infectious diseases. However, these micro-organisms can also protect us from cer...
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One in every two people bring back multi-resistant enterobacteria after a trip in a tropical zone

July 16 2015

A large-scale collaborative study, conducted by a French team comprising of the Infectious and Tropical Disease departments of the AP-HP, the hospital bacteriology and hygiene laboratories, the Research Unit of the Bichat – Claude Bernard hospital...
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Restoring natural immunity against cancers

June 16 2015

Scientists at the Institut Pasteur and Inserm have successfully increased the infiltration of immune cells into tumors, thus inducing the immune system to block tumor growth. In an article published in Nature Immunology, the scientists show that,...
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Viagra to prevent transmission of the malaria parasite?

May 06 2015

By increasing the stiffness of erythrocytes infected by the causal agent of malaria, Viagra favors their elimination from the blood circulation and may therefore reduce transmission of the parasite from humans to mosquitoes. This astonishing disco...
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