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Retirement: a new lease of life?

November 24 2010

Marcel Goldberg and Marie Zins from Inserm Unit 1018 - Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research - at the Université Versailles Saint Quentin, together with their Swedish, Finnish, German and British counterparts, have today provided...
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Finally a treatment for superficial-vein thrombosis

September 23 2010

Recently, a team of scientists and doctors led by Hervé Décousus, director of CIC-EC, the Clinical Research Centre - Clinical Epidemiology, at Saint Etienne and Alain Leizorovicz, director of Inserm research (Lyon), successfully tested the efficac...
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Depression and coronary heart disease: an explosive cocktail?

September 20 2010

Currently cardiovascular diseases are the world's leading cause of death, while depression, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), is on its way to becoming the world's second largest affliction. But, is there an interaction between the...
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Is sickness absence for psychiatric reasons an indicator of higher premature mortality?

August 24 2010

In industrialized countries, between 30 and 50% of the population are affected by psychiatric problems during their lifetime. These problems are a major cause of related illnesses. These pathologies are particularly common among adults of working...
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Chlordecone exposure and risk of prostate cancer

June 22 2010

In an article to be published on 21 June 2010 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers from Inserm (Inserm unit 625 - Research Group on Human and Mammalian Reproduction, University of Rennes 1), the CHU (University Hospital Centre) in Poin...
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