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(Français) Monde : 1 décès sur 5 lié à une mauvaise alimentation

(Français) Selon un article publié dans The Lancet et relayé par plusieurs médias, en 2017, 11 millions de décès et 255 millions de vies en bonne santé écourtées étaient attribuables à des facteurs de risque alimentaires. Un apport élevé en sel, un faible apport en céréales complètes et un faible apport en fruits sont les principaux excès et carences relevés par l’étude.

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Clarifications by Inserm following the fraud allegations surrounding the age of Jeanne Calment

In the wake of the fraud allegations surrounding the age of Jeanne Calment which have received widespread mass media and social media coverage, Inserm as a leading life sciences and health research organization wishes to make clear the following:

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(Français) Naissance de bébés génétiquement modifiés ?

(Français) 2 bébés génétiquement modifiés par la technique CRISP/Cas9 seraient nés selon les propos d’un chercheur chinois soulevant des questions éthiques et scientifiques légitimes.

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(Français) Le Prix Nobel 2018 de médecine a été décerné conjointement à James P. Allison et Tasuku Honjo pour leurs recherches sur l’immunothérapie du cancer

(Français) Annonce du Prix Nobel de médecine 2018

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Video Game Addiction Recognized by the World Health Organization

(Français) A l’occasion de la publication de la nouvelle classification internationale des maladies (CIM-11) ce lundi 18 Juin 2018, l’OMS a officiellement reconnu l’existence d’un “trouble du jeu vidéo”. L’Inserm avait déjà mentionné ce type d’addiction chez les adolescents lors d’une expertise collective de 2014 intitulée conduites addictives chez les adolescents

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Ebola: Inserm Committed to Fighting this Epidemic

According to a recent report published by WHO on 05/23/2018, the death toll of the Ebola epidemic in the northwest Democratic Republic of the Congo on May 20 is 27 – out of 58 confirmed or suspected cases. The public health risk can be considered high due to its potential to spread into urban areas and neighboring countries.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018: World Malaria Day

Caused by a parasite of the genus Plasmodium, malaria is transmitted to humans through bites from the female Anopheles mosquito. It can also be transmitted via blood transfusion or from mother to child at the end of pregnancy. [1]
In 2016, the number of deaths caused by malaria was estimated at 445,000. Half of the world’s population is exposed to the risk of developing this disease [2], hence the need to act.

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Immunization Week 2018

The thirteenth annual World Immunization Week will take place from April 23 to 29, 2018. The campaign, created by the World Health Organization (WHO), undertakes to raise awareness about the stakes of vaccine protection.

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Parkinson’s Disease: Acute Risk in Agricultural Areas

(Français) À l’occasion de la journée mondiale Parkinson, une étude publiée dans le Bulletin épidémiologique hebdomadaire (BEH) suggère un risque plus important de développer la maladie chez les personnes qui vivent dans des cantons agricoles.

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Brain Awareness Week 2018

(Français) Du 12 au 18 mars, à l’occasion de la Semaine du Cerveau 2018, le grand public est appelé à venir découvrir les derniers progrès en neurosciences à travers de nombreux événements gratuits :

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