Category Archives: International

Parkinson’s Disease: Acute Risk in Agricultural Areas

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

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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Rare Disease Day 2018: Show Your Rare. Show You Care.

February 28, 2018, marks the eleventh annual world Rare Disease Day, which carries the slogan “Show your rare. Show you care.” and the #ShowYourRare hashtag. World Rare Disease Day was created in 2008 by EURORDIS and the Council of National Alliances. Ninety countries will be participating in 2018. Orphanet: a Portal for Rare Diseases and […]

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29 october 2017: world stroke day

A Cerebrovascular Accident results from the interruption of blood flow to the brain. The deprivation of oxygen and essential nutrients causes brain cells to die, leading to permanent damage (speech or writing difficulty, memory problems, bodily paralysis to a greater or lesser extent), or even sudden death.

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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.

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9th IAS Conference on HIV

From July 23 to 26, 2017, the Ninth IAS Conference on HIV Science, of which Inserm is a partner, will be held at the Palais des Congrès in Paris. For this edition, the International AIDS Society (IAS) has teamed up with ANRS, the autonomous agency of Inserm, to coordinate and fund research on HIV/AIDS and hepatitis.

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From 24 to 30 April: World Vaccination Week

On the initiative of WHO, World Vaccination Week is the opportunity to raise public awareness of the vital importance of vaccination throughout life.

The number of children in the world who are not vaccinated or are inadequately vaccinated is 19.4 million, according to WHO.

In France, the latest data from the Institute of Health Monitoring (InVS) indicate that in children, there is vaccination coverage of 91% against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and whooping cough. With regard to vaccination coverage of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), it is only 72% in children of 24 months.

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100 lycéens et collégiens en duplex avec Thomas Pesquet

Comment vit-on en apesanteur ? Quel est le quotidien sur la Station Spatiale Internationale ? A quoi ressemble la Terre vue de l’espace ? Quels sont les objectifs de la mission Proxima ? Autant de questions que se posent les jeunes et auxquelles Thomas Pesquet répondra en direct depuis la Station Spatiale Internationale, lors de ce duplex organisé par l’académie des sciences en partenariat avec l’Inserm et le CNES. Ce moment sera suivi d’échanges avec les chercheurs, notamment ceux de l’Inserm, collaborant avec l’astronaute.

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17 novembre : décollage de l’astronaute Thomas Pesquet pour l’ISS

Thomas Pesquet, l’astronaute français de l’ESA décollera le 17 novembre 2016 pour la station spatiale internationale ISS, depuis Baïkonour (Kazakhstan).

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Attacks and risks of post-traumatic stress

In a traumatic event, such as the attacks on Paris on 13 November 2015, and on Nice on 14 July 2016, the risk for victims and witnesses of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is high.

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