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A new therapeutic approach for rare and serious kidney diseases

June 19 2015

In an article published in the journal JASN on 22 May last, a team at the Paris Cardiovascular Research Centre (PARCC) (Paris Descartes University / Inserm / AP-HP) proposes a new approach for the treatment of serious kidney diseases. Under the le...
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The small intestine is involved in chronic inflammation in obese people

June 18 2015

Obesity is caused by many complex factors, some of which are yet unknown. Researchers from the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Inserm, Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) and Paris Descartes University, in collaboration...
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IRF5, a new player in the occurrence of obesity complications

May 06 2015

Metabolic complications of obesity and overweight, such as type 2 diabetes, are an important challenge to public health. Teams led by Nicolas Venteclef, Dominique Langin, Karine Clément and Irina Udalova (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Univers...
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Type 2 diabetes: understanding regulation of sugar levels for better treatment

April 20 2015

Individuals with type 2 diabetes, who are resistant to insulin, have an excess blood glucose level, which they are now trying to reduce using a new class of diabetes drugs known as the gliflozins. These new drugs lower the sugar level but also pro...
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Antiplatelet agents help reduce the severity of flu

April 03 2015

Platelets play a role in severe lung infections associated with flu viruses. This has been highlighted for the first time by a team of researchers from France’s National Institute for Agricultural Research (Inra), National Institute for Health and...
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