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Press releases - 13.12.2016
Neurons paralyze us during REM sleep
Researchers working in the Centre de Recherche en Neurosciences de Lyon have identified a population of neurons that is responsible for this transient muscle paralysis....
In the media - 28.10.2016
Yes, the time change has physiological effects
Dans la nuit de samedi 29 octobre à dimanche 30 octobre 2016, à A 3 heures il sera 2 heures. Ce changement d’heure n’est pas sans effets sur la physiologie humaine et sur la santé....
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Press releases - 04.10.2016
1 in 2 French people suffers from joint pain
According to the results of an IFOP survey, “Les Français et les Rhumatismes” (Rheumatic Diseases and the French), conducted by Inserm and “Ensemble Contre les Rhumatismes” (Together Against Rheumatic Diseases), 93% of French people report having already suffered from joint pain and...
News in brief - 13.09.2016
Narcolepsy-cataplexy, a sleep disorder, may have an autoimmune origin
Narcolepsy-cataplexy is a rare and serious sleep disorder characterised by excessive daytime drowsiness and sudden loss of muscle tone. It is due to the loss of a population of neurons, known as the orexinergic neurons, located in the lateral hypothalamus. These neurons...
Press releases - 17.05.2016
Enhanced hippocampal-cortical coupling improves memory
For the first time, scientists in the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology (CNRS/INSERM/Collège de France) have produced direct evidence that the long-term storage of memories involves a dialogue between two brain structures, the hippocampus and cortex, during sleep; by enhancing this...
In the media - 12.05.2016
Early morning waking, a winning trend among the French
Setting one’s alarm an hour or two earlier to run, meditate, read or even cook is a trend that is attracting many followers in France, also known as “morningophiles.” Recommended by Hal Elrod in his book The Miracle Morning, this lifestyle, which...
Press releases - 26.04.2016
How can the onset of psychosis be explained?
A research team from Paris Descartes University, Inserm and Sainte-Anne Hospital, led by Professor Marie-Odile Krebs, has demonstrated that epigenetic modifications accompany the onset of a psychotic episode in a cohort of young at-risk people aged 15–25 years. These modifications compromise systems...