Category Archives: Circulation, metabolism, nutrition


Onze athlètes non-asthmatiques présentant de hautes capacités d’endurance ont été recrutés pour comparer en double-aveugle deux niveaux de dose de salbutamol (200 et 800 µg) administrés par inhalation contre un placebo avant un test d’effort des muscles de la jambe.

HTAP: discovery of a genetic market associated with increased risk

A genetic marker localised on chromosome 18 is associated with a doubling of the risk of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

NanoAthero: using nanomedicine to treat cardiovascular diseases

Sixteen partners from 10 European countries got together to create the “Nanomedicine for Atherosclerosis” consortium. Its aim is to study and develop the clinical feasibility of nanomedicine for targeted diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis.

Excess body weight: a risk factor for a second cancer

Excess body weight (overweight and obesity) currently concerns nearly one in two French adults. It is associated with an increased risk of several primary cancers, including postmenopausal breast cancer.

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