Monthly Archives: September 2018

Friday 28 September 2018

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.   Emmanuel Macron a déclaré hier en Martinique que l’Etat prendrait « sa part de responsabilité » face au « scandale environnemental » du chlordécone, un […]

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20% of reactions to radiologic contrast media are real allergies

A team of Pole-Imaging Research Explorations-European Hospital Georges Pompidou AP-HP, Paris Descartes University and INSERM led by Professor Olivier Clément, and a team from Caen University Hospital and the University of Caen Normandy, led by Dr Dominique Laroche, conducted the first national prospective multicenter study on allergic reactions to contrast media in radiology. 31 centers in France bringing together radiologists investigators, allergists, anesthetists and biologists have investigated 245 cases of hypersensitivity to contrast media.

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A molecule could relieve patients suffering from chronic diarrhea with familial amyloid neuropathy

The teams of hepato-gastroenterology department of adult Bicetre Hospital, AP-HP, in collaboration with the department of neurology adult, Inserm and the Université Paris-Sud, show that a derivative of somatostatin may be effective to treat chronic diarrhea suffered by patients with family amyloid neuropathy (NAF). This side effect concerns a quarter of patients after 5 years of follow-impairing their quality of life.

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Tuesday 27 September 2018

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.   Le Quotidien du Médecin explique que « dans son avis 129 publié le 25 septembre », le Comité consultatif national d’éthique (CCNE) « appelle […]

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Wednesday 26 September 2018

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.   Le Comité consultatif national d’éthique (CCNE) a rendu ce matin un avis favorable pour l’extension à tous les Français en âge […]

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Tuesday 25 September 2018

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.   Une étude, réalisée par le CNRS, l’Inserm, l’Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, l’ENS Lyon avec l’Institut Pasteur de Lille et le […]

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Deciphering the link between skin allergies and the gut microbiota

Over the last few years, scientists have discovered connections between gut microbiota imbalances and various diseases. Now, in a study using mice, biologists from the CNRS, INSERM, and Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University—together with colleagues from the Institut Pasteur de Lille and the NIH (USA)—have revealed a surprising relationship between a viral detection system, the composition of the gut microbiota, and the development of skin allergies.[1] Their findings, published in PNAS (September 24, 2018) suggest potential new therapies.

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Liver Cancer: When the Cell Environment Plays a Role in Tumor Development

Liver cancer is the second most deadly form of cancer worldwide. While the majority of patients develop hepatocellular carcinoma, 10 to 20 % develop the second type of primary liver cancer: intrahepatic cholangiocellular carcinoma – a highly-invasive cancer of the liver bile ducts. And while both these tumor types have some risk factors in common, the number of patients presenting with intrahepatic cholangiocellular carcinoma has seen a marked increase in recent years. A team of researchers led by Prof. Lars Zender from University Hospital Tübingen (Germany), in conjunction with researchers from the National Cancer Institute (Bethesda, United States), Institut Pasteur, Inserm and CNRS, has recently demonstrated that the cell environment, with its dying liver cells, determines the path taken by the tumor cells. These findings were published in Nature on September 12, 2018.

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Monday 21 September 2018

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.   Le Figaro explique que « la recherche explose dans les atteintes rétiniennes responsables de la malvoyance, avec l’espoir d’échapper enfin à la […]

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Major advances in the diagnosis and treatment of allograft rejection

Prof. Alexander Loupy, Hospital Necker Children AP-HP and Prof. Carmen Lefaucheur, the Saint-Louis Hospital AP-HP and the University Paris Diderot in the Cardiovascular Research Center (Inserm / Paris Descartes University), showed, in an article published in the journal   New England Journal of Medicine September 20, 2018, the latest advances and applications of artificial intelligence carried out in the field of transplantation, including the diagnosis and the treatment of allograft rejection.

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