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Rare disabilities, contexts, issues and prospects: a multidisciplinary assessment by Inserm

May 02 2013

On the occasion of the annual monitoring committee of the French national plan for rare disabilities held on April 30, 2013 and chaired by Marie-Arlette Carlotti, the Minister in charge of persons with special needs and the fight against exclusion...
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The latest trends in healthy life expectancy in the European Union

April 17 2013

A key priority for the European Union is to ensure its ageing population keeps as healthy as possible and it has set a target to increase the number of healthy life years (HLY) by 2 years from 2010 to 2020. The European Joint Action on “healthy li...
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The launching of the i-Share study: the health of 30 000 students to be monitored over 10 years

April 05 2013

The i-Share (Internet-based Students HeAlth Research Enterprise) study, the only one of its type in the world, intends to monitor the state of health of 30 000 students over a period of 10 years. It will provide precious information on the state o...
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What are the chances of female fertility after an ectopic pregnancy?

March 15 2013

About 2% of pregnancies are ectopic, representing 15,000 women annually in France. They represent the development of the egg outside the uterus which can endanger the woman’s life in the absence of medical intervention. In developed countries, mor...
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When hypertension progresses unseen

February 28 2013

When blood pressure is normal in the doctor's surgery, but is high at home! This is an unknown phenomenon known as "masked hypertension". Christophe Tzourio, Research Director of Inserm unit 708 "Neuroepidemiology" (University...
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