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Hormonal diseases: a major enzyme, protein kinase A, is to blame

June 09 2011

Following a study of patients afflicted by the rare bone disease, acrodysostosis, researchers from Inserm unit 986, Caroline Silve, Inserm senior scientist, and Agnès Linglart, a paediatrician in the Endocrinology and Child Department of the hôpit...
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Bovine serum albumin implicated in a form of kidney disease

June 06 2011

The team led by Hanna Debiec, Head of Research at Inserm, and Pierre Ronco, Director of Joint Research Unit (UMR) 702 "Remodelling and repair of renal tissue" (Inserm/UPMC) and Head of Nephrology and Dialysis at Tenon Hospital (AP-HP), h...
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Healthy gums... for healthy blood vessels

May 05 2011

Researchers from Inserm Mixed Research Unit 698 "Hémostase, bio-ingénierie, immunopathologie et remodelage cardiovasculaires" at the Bichat hospital and University Paris Diderot, directed by Dr Jean-Baptiste Michel, in collaboration with...
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Kidney grafts: antibodies directed against grafts induce accelerated ageing of the transplanted organ

April 15 2011

Inserm researchers from the Inserm-Université Paris Descartes mixed research unit (Unit 970 "Paris Centre de recherche cardiovasculaire"), in collaboration with AP-HP (Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Saint-Louis Hospital and Necker Ho...
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Neisseria meningitidis disseminates itself by sending out "scouts"

February 15 2011

Although, in the majority of cases, the localized presence of Neisseria meningitidis in the throat has no consequence, it can sometimes lead to meningitis or septicaemia. The seriousness of these two infections is driving researchers from around t...
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