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Working toward improved management of cranial trauma

August 26 2014

Under normal conditions and because it cannot store oxygen, the brain cannot withstand being deprived of oxygen for more than a few minutes without risking serious consequences. After an accident (cranial trauma or stroke), emergency teams theref...
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Laser bioprinting in Bordeaux : an innovative approach

July 04 2014

In recent years, 3D printing has developed in the area of health. Custom medical devices and prostheses were the first applications for this new technology. In 2011, for example, the first prosthesis (a titanium jaw) made with the help of 3D print...
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Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair

April 17 2014

A significant breakthrough could revolutionize surgical practice and regenerative medicine. A team led by Ludwik Leibler from the Laboratoire Matière Molle et Chimie (CNRS/ESPCI Paris Tech) and Didier Letourneur from the Laboratoire Recherche Vasc...
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Physicians insufficiently informed of the side effects of drugs

May 28 2013

An international study involving 255 physicians practising in Vancouver, Montreal, Sacramento and Toulouse found that physicians are not given enough information about the adverse effects of drugs during presentations made by medical sales represe...
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Discovery of a molecule derived from cholesterol that has anti-cancer properties

May 15 2013

Although excessive quantities of cholesterol in the body are known to have adverse effects on health, researchers might polish up its reputation via one of its derivatives. The research team from Inserm and the CNRS led by Marc Poirot and Sandrine...
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