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Erectile dysfunction following treatment for prostate cancer: promising results from the first transplants of stem cells into the penis

February 01 2016

12 patients suffering from severe erectile dysfunction following prostate cancer received a transplant of stem cells into the penis. After six months, significant improvements in the quality of sexual intercourse, erection, penile rigidity and qua...
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Cardiac arrest – Don’t neglect the warning signs!

January 13 2016

Over half of the patients who die suddenly have early warning signs, allowing ample time for intervention, according to an Inserm study conducted by Eloi Marijon, a researcher and cardiologist at the Paris Cardiovascular Research Center (Inserm U...
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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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Gut Microbes Signal to the Brain When They’re Full

November 24 2015

Don’t have room for dessert? The bacteria in your gut may be telling you something. Twenty minutes after a meal, gut microbes produce proteins that can suppress food intake in animals, reports a study published November 24 in Cell Metabolism. The...
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Fatty acids, essential for the nervous system… of the gut (as well)

November 09 2015

How does a fatty acid deficiency explain Crohn’s disease? Two Inserm research teams have just shown that failure of the intestine to produce a lipid “messenger” is associated with Crohn’s disease, a common and highly disabling inflammatory bowel d...
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