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Press releases - 07.12.2017
What if meditation allowed us to age better?
And what if meditation enhanced the aging process? This is suggested by the results of a pilot study, conducted by Inserm researchers based in Caen and Lyon. 73 individuals, with an average age of 65 years, underwent brain imaging tests. Among these individuals, “meditation...
Press releases - 10.10.2017
Biomedical Research Mobilized Around Thomas Pesquet
Space is an extraordinary laboratory for medicine and medical research on Earth. That is why Inserm and the CNES have been working together for more than a year to accelerate research progress to improve the health of all of us. The presence...
In the media - 02.10.2017
2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine
On Monday, October 2, three Americans, Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young, were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their research on the control of circadian rhythms....
In the media - 18.05.2017
Tuesday May 23: European Obesity Day
Obesity is an excess of body fat that leads to health problems – principally type 2 diabetes and hypertension, and reduces life expectancy.
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines obesity as ”abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health”.
In the media - 10.05.2017
Friday May 12: International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
Recognized as a rheumatic disease by the WHO in 1992, fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread and persistent pain occurring in multiple areas of the body. This affects functional capacity, which varies over time and from individual to individual....
In the media - 27.03.2017
Moving to summer time: how does it impact our health?
During the last weekend in March we moved to summer time.
During the night of Saturday into Sunday, we put our clocks forward one hour.
Does this change in the hour, whose benefit lies mainly in energy savings, have an impact on our health?...
In the media - 14.03.2017
Friday, March 17: World Sleep Day
Friday, March 17 will mark the 17th edition of World Sleep Day, an opportunity to raise general public awareness of the health impact of sleep....
Sleep is essential to brain maturation and development. It also plays a fundamental role in metabolic functions, notably
In the media - 10.03.2017
13–19 March: Brain Awareness Week
La 19ème édition de la Semaine du Cerveau, coordonnée par la Société des Neurosciences, se déroulera du 13 au 19 mars 2018, en France et dans 62 autres pays. Lors des nombreuses manifestations, le grand public est invité à aller à...
Press releases - 08.03.2017
Lack of sleep causes brain impairment in adolescents
Not sleeping enough or going to bed too late leads to a reduction in the volume of grey matter in the brains of adolescents. These conclusions were obtained by researchers at Inserm Unit 1000, “Neuroimaging and Psychiatry” (Inserm/Paris-Descartes University/Paris Sud University), who...