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Omega-3 Essential for the Brain from Adolescence into Adulthood © Fotolia

Omega-3 Essential for the Brain from Adolescence into Adulthood

June 23 2017

Omega-3 fatty acids are crucial for the brain. Deficiency in these acids can lead to depressive mood. A new study led by Inserm and Inra researchers from Unit 901, “Mediterranean Institute of Neurobiology” (Inserm/Université d’Aix-Marseille)...
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Blood test developed to detect rare neurological disease

June 12 2017

Teams from the AP-HP Paris public hospitals network, in collaboration with researchers from the Brain & Spine Institute (ICM) (Inserm/CNRS/UPMC), and Metafora biosystems, a start-up with links to the CNRS, have recently developed a diagnostic...
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Cough syrup effective in stroke

June 08 2017

N-acetylcysteine (Mucomyst®, Exomuc®, Fluimucyl®) is commonly used as a treatment for clearing mucus from the airways, but researchers from Inserm Unit 1237, “Physiopathology and Imaging of Neurological Disorders” (Inserm/ UNICAEN), led by Denis V...
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From context to cortex: Discovering social neurons

From context to cortex: Discovering social neurons

May 22 2017

The existence of new “social” neurons has just been demonstrated by scientists from the Institut de neurosciences des systèmes (Aix-Marseille University / INSERM), the Laboratoire de psychologie sociale et cognitive (Université Clermont Auvergne /...
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Does our childhood shape our political choices?

May 17 2017

Do our childhood experiences shape our political attitudes? A team of Inserm researchers from Unit 960 “Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory” (Inserm/ENS) have discovered the answer to this question, the results of which have recently been published...
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