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Testosterone responsible for worsening iron overload in chronic liver diseases

August 19 2013

A research team from Toulouse has just elucidated the mechanisms behind the differences in iron absorption between men and women. The team used mice to demonstrate how the action of testosterone can be “countered” with a drug already used in the t...
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Boosting muscle oxidative capacity

July 15 2013

A new pharmacological target that helps improve muscle function has just been discovered in mice by the team working under Hélène Duez, a Research Scientist at Inserm for unit 1011, ‘Nuclear receptors, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes’ (Inser...
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Stress: it should never be ignored!

June 27 2013

Work pressure, tension at home, financial difficulties … the list of causes of stress grows longer every day. There have been several studies in the past showing that stress can have negative effects on health (cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, h...
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Type 1 diabetes: regenerate our own insulin cells?

June 27 2013

Patrick Collombat, Inserm Research Director and head of the Avenir team at the Institut de Biologie Valrose in Nice, has published new results concerning Type I diabetes. Researchers show that, in mice, the pancreas contains cells capable of being...
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Food contaminants worsen metabolic problems in obese mice

June 25 2013

Certain food contaminants are suspected of triggering metabolic disorders, or of worsening them, particularly when they accompany a high-fat diet. In order to get a better understanding of these effects, researchers from the Inserm cardiovascular,...
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