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Press release list of thematic 'Neurosciences, cognitive sciences, neurology and psychiatry'



Where and how are fear-related behaviours and anxiety disorders controlled?

November 20 2013

A team of researchers at Inserm led by Cyril Herry (Inserm Unit 862, “Neurocentre Magendie,” Bordeaux) has just shown that interneurons located in the forebrain at the level of the prefrontal cortex are heavily involved in the control of fear res...
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Inserm and Fondation ARSEP organize the third meeting between researchers and patients

November 18 2013

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating neurological disease which affects 80,000 individuals in France. At the moment, there is no known cause or cure. There are only treatments for the disease symptoms. Given the need to keep patients informed...
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Major advance in understanding Alzheimer’s disease: 11 new genetic susceptibility factors discovered

October 28 2013

The largest international study ever conducted on Alzheimer’s disease, as part of the IGAP (International Genomics of Alzheimer Project) international consortium, coordinated by the joint research unit comprising Inserm, the Pasteur Institute at L...
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Memory brain systems help resisting temptations

October 23 2013

Memory brain systems help resisting temptations – found a recent study led by researchers of the Brain & Spine Institute in Paris. How can some people resist the attraction of immediate pleasures and pursue long-term goals, while others easily...
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An analgesic molecule discovered in its natural state in Africa

October 14 2013

A team of researchers led by Michel De Waard, Inserm Research Director at the Grenoble Institute of Neurosciences (Inserm, University Joseph Fourier, CNRS), has discovered that an African medicinal plant produces large quantities of molecules with...
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