Monthly Archives: October 2013

Thursday, 31th october 2013

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A new treatment for heart attack will soon be available for emergency teams and the emergency ambulance service (SAMU)

A new strategy for emergency anticoagulant treatment for patients with acute myocardial infarction has been put in place by a team led by Philippe-Gabriel Steg at Inserm Unit 698 (Haemostasis, Bioengineering, Immunopathology and Cardiovascular Remodelling), at Hôpital Bichat, AP-HP, Université Paris Diderot).

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Wednesday, 30th october 2013

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Physical exercise to prevent the consequences of falls in older people

In a paper published on the British Medical journal, Patricia Dargent and her team at Inserm Unit 1018 (Center for Research In Epidemiology And Population Health (CESP) reveal that exercise programmes designed to prevent falls in older adults also appear to prevent injuries caused by falls.

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Tuesday, 29th october 2013

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(Français) Une mutation d’un gène en cause dans une maladie infectieuse fongique, la dermatophytose profonde

(Français) Des chercheurs du laboratoire de Génétique Humaine des Maladies Infectieuses (Université Paris Descartes, Inserm), sous la direction du Dr Anne Puel et du Pr Jean-Laurent Casanova, en étroite collaboration avec des équipes françaises et étrangères*, viennent de démontrer l’implication du gène CARD9 dans la dermatophytose profonde.

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Monday, 28th october 2013

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Major advance in understanding Alzheimer’s disease: 11 new genetic susceptibility factors discovered

The largest international study ever conducted on Alzheimer’s disease, as part of the IGAP (International Genomics of Alzheimer Project) international consortium, coordinated by the joint research unit comprising Inserm, the Pasteur Institute at Lille-University Lille Nord de France ‘Public health and molecular epidemiology of diseases associated with ageing’ and LabEx DISTALZ, directed by Philippe Amouyel, has identified eleven new regions of the genome involved in the appearance of this neuro-degenerative disease. This work provides an overview of the molecular mechanisms at the root of the disease, revealing a better understanding of the physiopathology of this curse.

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29 October 2013 : World Stroke Day

A stroke or cerebrovascular accident occurs when blood stops flowing in the brain, caused by a burst blood vessel or clotting. When brain tissue has no oxygen, it quickly deteriorates and can lead to irreversible damage and even sudden death.

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Friday, 25th october 2013

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