Category Archives: Public health

La consommation de préparations infantiles hypoallergéniques n’est pas associée à un moindre risque d’allergies chez les nourrissons

(Français) Les préparations infantiles hypoallergéniques sont recommandées pour les nourrissons considérés comme à risque de développer des allergies et qui ne sont pas exclusivement allaités. Une équipe menée par l’Inra et l’Inserm a montré que l’utilisation de ces préparations n’est pas associée à une diminution du risque d’allergie.

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(Français) Consommation de boissons sucrées et risque de cancer

(Français) Des chercheurs rapportent une augmentation du risque de cancer chez les consommateurs de boissons sucrées dans la cohorte NutriNet-Santé.

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In France, 2 out of every 100 women are subjected to violence during their pregnancy

A joint team of researchers from Inserm and the University of Paris has investigated the frequency of physical abuse during pregnancy, its consequences for the mother and child, and the characteristics associated with this violence.

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When Moss Reflects Air Pollution

Despite the increasing research into and recognition of the role of particulate matter in the excess mortality caused by air pollution, it is still poorly understood. A research team used an innovative method based on the biomonitoring of metal levels in mosses in rural France. Their findings point to a link between long-term exposure to atmospheric metals and excess mortality, even in areas remote from major sources of emissions.

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(Français) Etude de l’association entre risque d’AVC et exposition à un temps de travail prolongé

(Français) Un temps de travail prolongé, qui correspondrait à plus de dix heures par jour au moins 50 jours par an, peut représenter un risque de survenue de maladies cardio-vasculaires ou d’accidents vasculaires cérébraux (AVC).

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Better air quality: what should the target values be for improving health?

To produce a significant reduction in mortality due to fine particulates, their average level should be reduced by at least 3 micrograms per m3 as a yearly average, concludes an interdisciplinary study.

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When narcolepsy makes creative

A team of researchers revealed the existence of a greater creativity in patients with narcolepsy. The results of the study suggest a link between a particular phase of sleep, REM sleep, and creative abilities.

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Consumption of ultra-processed food and risk of cardiovascular disease

(Français) Des chercheurs rapportent un risque accru de maladies cardiovasculaires chez les consommateurs d’aliments ultra-transformés dans la cohorte NutriNet-Santé.

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The Health of 200 000 Volunteers Tracked by Inserm

Constances aims to track the long-term health of its volunteers in order to deepen our understanding of the factors that influence it, such as diet, environment or working conditions.

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Artificial Intelligence Facilitates Chemical Toxicity Evaluation: the Case of Bisphenol S

A novel IT tool based on artificial intelligence methods has made it possible to identify the toxic effects of bisphenol S – a frequent substitute for bisphenol A in food containers.

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