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Alim Louis Benabid receives the 2014 Lasker Award

September 08 2014

The 2014 Lasker Award has just been won by Alim Louis Benabid, Director of Inserm Unit 318 “Preclinical Neurosciences” from 1988 to 2006, and winner of the 2008 Inserm Prix d’Honneur for his work on deep brain stimulation for the treatment of Park...
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Exposure of pregnant women to certain phenols may disrupt the growth of boys during foetal development and the first years of life

September 02 2014

A research consortium bringing together teams from Inserm, the Nancy and Poitiers University Hospitals, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Atlanta, USA), and coordinated by the Inserm and University of Grenoble Environmental...
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What are the risks of post-traumatic stress disorder after an accident?

July 17 2014

Many patients continue to suffer from symptoms (headaches, pain) several months after an accident, which can pose a real handicap to their lives. The team of Emmanuel Lagarde, research director at Inserm’s Research Centre for Epidemiology and Bio...
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100,000 women with breast implants monitored for 10 years

July 11 2014

In 2013 an estimated 346,000 women in France had breast implants. Some 30,000 of these are thought to have received an implant produced by the company PIP (some of which have since been removed). Beyond determining that these breast implants are d...
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Retired people continue to have cognitive impairment long after high occupational exposure to solvents

May 15 2014

Exposure to solvents during working life may have a negative impact on cognitive performance. But do these effects abate once exposure has ceased? French researchers from Inserm Unit 1061, “Neuropsychiatry: Epidemiological and Clinical Research,”...
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