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History of stroke and coronary heart disease - a fatal combination

February 15 2013

The cardiology service team at the Hôpital Bichat and the Mixed Inserm Unit 698 (AP-HP, Université Paris Diderot), in collaboration with international teams of researchers, studied a cohort of patients suffering from coronary disease. The study sh...
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The role of the innate immune cells in the development of Type 1 diabetes

December 18 2012

Julien Diana and Yannick Simoni of the "Immune Mechanisms in Type 1 Diabetes" (Inserm/Université Paris Descartes), directed by Agnès Lehuen, have just published the results of their work on type 1 diabetes in the Nature Medicine journal....
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METACARDIS: a European project that deciphers the genes of the gut microbiota responsible for cardiometabolic diseases

November 22 2012

METACARDIS (Metagenomics in Cardiometabolic Diseases) is a European project coordinated by Inserm that aims to study the role of the gut microbiota in the development of cardiometabolic diseases (CMDs). Thanks to the support of the European Commis...
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Infertility: how can the ovulation function be restored?

October 17 2012

It is well known that breast feeding increases the secretion of the prolactin hormone and inhibits ovulation in women. This prevents the onset of a new pregnancy too soon, and so breast feeding was used in the past as a method of contraception. I...
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The ‘appetite-suppressing’ effect of proteins explained

July 05 2012

Frequently recommended in weight-loss diets, dietary proteins have proven effectiveness thanks to their appetite-suppressing effects. A team led by Gilles Mithieux, Director of Inserm’s Unit 855 "Nutrition and the Brain" in Lyon, has man...
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