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The consumption of antioxidant-rich foods is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes

November 10 2017

A lower risk of type 2 diabetes has been observed among individuals consuming food rich in antioxidants. This effect is largely contributed by fruit, vegetables, tea and other hot beverages, as well as moderate consumption of alcohol, as shown in...
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Maternal and neonatal health : preliminary results of the French National Perinatal Survey 2016

October 12 2017

The French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (Inserm) and the Directorate of Research, Studies, Evaluation and Statistics (DREES) have published the preliminary results of the French National Perinatal Survey 2016. This report, ba...
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Prenatal exposure to endocrine disruptors and behavioral problems in children © Fotolia

Prenatal exposure to endocrine disruptors and behavioral problems in children

October 02 2017

An epidemiological study carried out by Inserm on families from the EDEN cohort (500 boys born between 2003 and 2006 and their mothers) shows that exposure during pregnancy to certain phenols and phthalates is associated with behavioral problems i...
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Maternal mortality: deaths from hemorrhage reduced but inequalities remain © Fotolia

Maternal mortality: deaths from hemorrhage reduced but inequalities remain

September 22 2017

Between 2010 and 2012, 256 women died in France from causes linked to pregnancy, labor, or following childbirth, amounting to 85 such cases a year. Although inequalities remain, improvements have been observed in the provision of labor c...
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Twin Pregnancies in France: is Vaginal Delivery Preferable After All?

Twin Pregnancies in France: is Vaginal Delivery Preferable After All?

June 02 2017

JUMODA, a prospective study sponsored by the Paris public hospitals (AP-HP) and conducted between 2014 and 2015 by teams of researchers and clinicians from Inserm, Université Paris Descartes and AP-HP, has shed new light on the mode of delivering...
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