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A first step in personalising stroke management

October 22 2015

The team led by Didier Leys and Régis Bordet (UMR-S 1171, Lille 2 University, Inserm, Lille University Hospital) has identified a biomarker that makes it possible to predict the risk of haemorrhagic complications from thrombolytic treatment follow...
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On the importance of aversive memories and the endogenous cannabinoid system

September 24 2015

Memory is not a simple box of souvenirs; it is also, and most importantly, a safety system for organisms. With the help of negative memories, known as “aversive” memories, we can avoid a threat that we have already confronted. Researchers from Ins...
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Glutamate, a new player in addiction

August 04 2015

Scientists have just identified in the mouse, and then confirmed in humans, a new factor that regulates addiction. Glutamate, a neurotransmitter [1], contributes to regulating dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens, one of the cerebral structur...
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Unable to cope with uncertainty: the gateway to psychosis?

June 25 2015

Imagine being plunged into a world in which events did not always have the same consequences, and with rules that changed without your knowledge. How would you adapt? Uncertainty as a factor in decision making is a fundamental issue in general psy...
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Autism: the value of an integrated approach to diagnosis

June 19 2015

Researchers at Inserm (Inserm Unit 930 “Imaging and Brain”) attached to François-Rabelais University and Tours Regional University Hospital have combined three clinical, neurophysiological and genetic approaches in order to better understand the b...
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