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Innovative implants for repairing cartilage

June 10 2016

In response to the increasing number of people with osteoarthritis, strategies are emerging for reconstructing cartilage. A team from Inserm (Unit 1109, “Osteoarticular and Dental Regenerative Nanomedicine,” Inserm/University of Strasbourg), under...
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A radiosensitivity test for predicting sequelae following radiotherapy

January 25 2016

Researchers at Inserm Unit 1194, “Montpellier Cancer Research Institute” (Inserm/University of Montpellier/Montpellier Regional Cancer Institute) have confirmed the value of a new test to identify cancer patients who will be free of sequelae follo...
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Brand new intervertebral discs for back pain

December 22 2015

Throughout life, extremely heavy demands are made on the spinal column. Spinal wear very soon affects the quality of life, and back pain is often described as the illness of the century. 40% of back pain may be due to irreversible deterioration of...
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Individual susceptibility to liver toxicity of alcohol depends on the intestinal microbiota

December 22 2015

Despite excessive alcohol consumption, some individuals remain in good health while others develop liver disease. This inequality regarding the toxicity of alcohol for the liver depends on the intestinal microbiota. This has just been demonstrated...
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An indicator for predicting emergence from coma

November 11 2015

It is difficult to judge the progress of patients in a coma following head trauma or recovery from cardiac arrest. Researchers from Unit 825, “Brain imaging and neurological handicaps” (Inserm/Université Toulouse III – Paul-Sabatier), in collabora...
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