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A new mediator to predict the progress of chronic kidney diseases

October 27 2010

Two to 3 million French people suffer from chronic diseases of the kidneys, the vital organs which filter our blood. This month in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, the team led by Fabiola Terzi from the joint research unit, "Growth and...
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Cancer: discovery of a very promising biological marker

October 20 2010

A molecule which is absent from the majority of normal human tissues has been discovered in 11 types of cancer (cancers of the prostate, breast, colon, pancreas, bladder, kidneys, lungs, liver, stomach, testicles and ovaries). Inserm researchers d...
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Diabetes: New advances in cell therapy

September 23 2010

After the successful transplantation of pancreatic cells for the first time in a patient with severe Type 1 diabetes in 2004 and confirmation of the successful results of this technique in 2009 in a long-term clinical trial, Inserm Unit 859 "...
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Resveratrol: a polyphenol with beneficial properties

September 02 2010

In Dijon, a team of Inserm researchers, led by Norbert Latruffe (Inserm Unit 866 'lipid, nutrition, cancer') worked in collaboration with American researchers to study the antiinflammatory and anti-cancer properties of resveratrol. In an article p...
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A prognostic biomarker for lung cancer is identified

September 01 2010

The survival rate at five years for patients diagnosed with lung cancer is extremely poor. The prescription of suitable patient treatment is complex due to the heterogeneity found within lung cancer tumours, and the variability of the prognosis oc...
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