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The pill crisis in France: towards a new contraceptive model?

May 14 2014

The 3rd and 4th generation contraceptive pills were the subject of a serious controversy in late 2012/early 2013, due to the risk of venous thrombosis associated with their use. What were the consequences for contraception in France? By analysing...
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Social inequalities in health linked to diet and physical activity: A collective expert review by Inserm

May 14 2014

Major social inequalities in health exist in France like other countries. These are reflected in varying rates of morbidity and mortality depending on individuals’ position on the socio-economic scale. For example, at 35, senior executives’ life e...
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Yes, you can make your children eat vegetables!

March 31 2014

As part of the European project HabEat (2010-2014), coordinated by INRA and involving 10 scientific partners, researchers have made a step forward in the understanding of how eating behaviours and preferences form in early life. On March 31st and...
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Breast milk and diet up to 2 years old: a means of preventing the risk of child obesity

March 31 2014

Many studies have focused on the influence of breast-feeding on child health. From analysis of data from the ELANCE cohort, Marie Françoise Rolland-Cachera, former researcher at Inserm and her co-workers in the Nutritional Epidemiology Research Te...
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EUCelLEX Project: assessment of the social issues raised by the use of regenerative medicine in Europe

December 09 2013

The European EUCelLEX Project (Cell-based regenerative medicine: new challenges for EU legislation and governance), coordinated by Inserm for a three-year period, funding to the tune of €500,000 from the European Union. The project consists in a f...
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