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The new face of our adolescents

March 12 2015

A large survey, coordinated by Inserm Unit 1178, “Mental Health and Public Health,” and the University Division of Fondation Vallée, describes the current situation regarding issues and challenges in adolescence. These data, collected by means of...
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Ebola : Preliminary results of the JIKI clinical trial to test the efficacy of favipiravir in Guinea

February 24 2015

Preliminary data from the JIKI clinical trial, which is testing the efficacy of favipiravir[1] in reducing mortality associated with Ebola, provide two important pieces of information :  • absence of efficacy in individuals who arri...
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Foetal growth restriction (FGR): assessment and impact of screening

February 16 2015

An observational study carried out in France by Jennifer Zeitlin and her team (Inserm Unit 1153, Obstetrical, Perinatal, and Pediatric Epidemiology Research Team, EPOPé), on over 14,000 women, shows that only 21% of infants with foetal growth rest...
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Choc Santé (Health Shock): Inserm is releasing a collection of books for the general public.

February 10 2015

In partnership with Muscadier publishing house, Inserm (French National Health and Medical Research Institute) is creating a series of books to inform the public about health matters. These books shall provide an overview of the Institutes’s lates...
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Survival of very premature infants is improving in France: First results of the EPIPAGE 2 study

January 28 2015

Since 2011, nearly 7,000 premature infants have been enrolled in the EPIPAGE 2 study. This study is aimed at assessing the survival of infants born between 22 and 34 weeks’ gestation, and their subsequent outcomes. Compared with data from the EPIP...
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