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Press release list of thematic 'Physiopathology, Metabolism, Nutrition'


How do arteries protect themselves from atherosclerosis? © Fotolia

How do arteries protect themselves from atherosclerosis?

September 28 2017

Associated with an aging population and the development of metabolic syndrome, atherosclerosis is a leading cause of death worldwide. Researchers from Inserm Unit 970, the “Paris Cardiovascular Research Center” (Inserm/Université Paris Descartes),...
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Researchers Warn About Mixtures of Endocrine Disruptors During Pregnancy

September 13 2017

A new study led by Inserm researchers from Irset, the Research Institute for Environmental and Occupational Health,[1] shows for the first time in humans that simultaneous exposure to endocrine disruptors exacerbates the effects observed from expo...
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Healing a mother’s skin lesions using her fetal cells?

Healing a mother’s skin lesions using her fetal cells?

May 22 2017

Since the end of the 20th century, it has been proven that women who have been pregnant (including those who have miscarried or aborted) store the fetal cells of their children in their bone marrow for at least 50 years. The team of Professor Seli...
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Microbiota and food contaminants

Microbiota and food contaminants : a mycotoxin amplifies the genotoxic action of a gut bacterium

March 23 2017

Researchers at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Inra) and their partners[1] have done animal studies on the consequences of having a certain group of microbiota bacteria and a common food contaminant, deoxynivalenol (D...
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Effects of the gut microbiota revisited

Effects of the gut microbiota revisited

March 17 2017

Matteo Serino, Inserm Research Fellow at the Digestive Health Research Institute (IRSD, an Inserm/University of Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier/National Veterinary College of Toulouse/Inra joint research unit), and his collaborators show th...
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