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Gene therapy: first results in children with Sanfilippo B syndrome

July 20 2017

On July 13, 2017, the journal Lancet Neurology published the results of a gene therapy trial conducted in four children with Sanfilippo type B syndrome (also known as MPS IIIB). This trial is the achievement of a two-decade partnership w...
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Discovery of a new mechanism involved in the migration of cancer cells

Discovery of a new mechanism involved in the migration of cancer cells

June 21 2017

A team of young researchers under the supervision of Guillaume Montagnac, Inserm research leader at Gustave Roussy, in collaboration with the Institut Curie and the Institut de Myologie (Myology Institute), has discovered a new mechanism which fac...
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Neuronal Self-Defense Against Alzheimer’s Disease © Fotolia

Neuronal Self-Defense Against Alzheimer’s Disease

June 19 2017

It is known that IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor) is needed for development and also plays a role throughout the body’s life. Previously, the team led by Martin Holzenberger (Inserm/UPMC Unit 938, Saint-Antoine Research Center) has shown that th...
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We’re all a bit Neanderthal… or are we? © A Pinci

We’re all a bit Neanderthal… or are we?

June 09 2017

A study conducted by Inserm researchers at the Research Institute for Environmental and Occupational Health (Irset)[1] has shown that natural selection has “purged” our bodies of many of the traces of our ancient Neanderthal and Denisovan cou...
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ibuprofen pregnancy

A warning on taking ibuprofen during pregnancy

March 10 2017

A new study conducted by Inserm researchers at Irset (Institute of Research in Environmental and Occupational Health)[1] shows that ibuprofen is liable to cause disruptions in the hormone system in the human foetal testis, with possible impli...
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