A new study published by researchers from Inserm and University of Bordeaux at the Bordeaux Population Health Research Center reveals in an unprecedented way a link between circulating carotenoids – plant pigments that protect the retina – and the reduced risk of developing advanced AMD.
How do we predict suicide risk in students? A team of researchers from Inserm and Université de Bordeaux, in collaboration with the Universities of Montreal and McGill in Quebec, have used artificial intelligence to identify a small set of mental health indicators that accurately predict suicidal behavior in students.
Between 3 and 6 years of age, children spend an average of around 2 hours a day in front of screens. While many researchers have identified links between screen time and cognitive development in children, few have looked at the context in which screens are used. Inserm researchers at the Center of Research in Epidemiology and Statistics - Université de Paris (CRESS) have identified a link between the television...
Alcohol consumption is both directly and indirectly implicated in the onset of some 60 diseases, making it a major health risk factor. In France, around 43 million people consume alcohol. Faced with its inherent health, social and financial impacts, the country’s Health Directorate and Interdepartmental Mission to Combat Drugs and Addictive Behavior asked Inserm to take stock of the harm related to alcohol and formulate research avenues and measures...
The aim of the AP-HP - ARNCombi trial is to compare the immunological efficacy of the standard vaccine regimen with two doses of the same mRNA vaccine against Covid-19 with a regimen combining two different mRNA vaccines (one dose of Moderna vaccine after one dose of Pfizer vaccine or a dose of Pfizer vaccine after a dose of Moderna vaccine).
Good gut microbiota function has an impact on our general physical and psychological health. Understanding how the architecture of the microbiota and the function of the bacteria that inhabit it affect the body has become a key research focus in recent years.
L’Inserm vous donne rendez-vous tout au long du mois de juin pour la toute première édition de l’événement de culture scientifique « InScience » qui se déroulera en version numérique, pour s’adapter à la situation sanitaire.
Une équipe de recherche internationale a mis en évidence que la thérapie optogénétique peut partiellement restaurer la vision chez un patient aveugle atteint de rétinopathie pigmentaire à un stade avancé. La thérapie optogénétique consiste à modifier génétiquement les cellules afin qu'elles produisent des protéines sensibles à la lumière dites « channelrhodopsines » (rhodopsine canal).
The teams of the cardiac and thoracic surgery departments and intensive medicine-intensive care of the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital AP-HP, Sorbonne University and the Inserm, reported the results of the ECMO in the care of patients with extremely serious respiratory damage caused by Covid-19, and the regional organization set up by the Ile-de- France to deal with the pandemic.