Monthly Archives: October 2014

Wednesday 22 october, 2014

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Tuesday 21 october, 2014

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Ebola virus: update on research in France

The Ebola epidemic is continuing to spread, particularly in West Africa. According to the latest report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) dated 17 October, 9,216 cases of Ebola have been recorded and 4,555 people have died of the virus.
With the current situation of the Ebola epidemic, it quickly became necessary for French research to be mobilised rapidly.

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The children from the Elfe cohort turn three and a half : first results from the first interviews

The Elfe1 children are now three and a half years old , and a new survey was launched on 21 October to gather more detailed information about early childhood. This survey was conducted for the first time by telephone and through home visits with the families. The success of this new stage comes from the investment made by all of the families who believe in the value of this research, which will continue until their child turns 20 years old. Led by INED and INSERM, and in partnership with EFS, this study requires many stages starting from data collection up until the researchers publish the results. Some of this data has just been published in the three fields of health, environment and social sciences.

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Monday 20 october, 2014

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Friday 17 october, 2014

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The pill might reduce the risk of thyroid cancer in women

The most innovative result of this study relates to the use of the contraceptive pill, which was also associated with a 30-40% reduction in the risk of thyroid cancer in these young women.

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Thursday 16 october, 2014

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Wedneday 15 october, 2014

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Human papillomavirus linked to auto-immune disease

Erosive oral lichen planus (OLP) is an auto-immune disease affecting skin and mucous membranes which results in an abnormal immune response against mucocutaneous cells.

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