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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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Inserm Research Director Jérôme Galon Wins European Inventor Award 2019

Inserm researcher Jérôme Galon has been honored by the European Patent Office (EPO) for his Immunoscore®, a test that predicts relapse risk in patients with certain forms of cancer. An achievement that encapsulates the missions and results of Inserm, a research institute serving good health for all.

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(Français) Lancement de SCAI : un centre de l’intelligence artificielle au coeur de Sorbonne Université

(Français) Lancement de SCAI : un centre de l’intelligence artificielle au coeur de Sorbonne Université

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Human Adipose Tissue Reproduced in the Lab

A research team used 3D culture to develop adipose tissue organoids (or adipospheres) – small cellular units that mimic the characteristics and organization of adipose tissue as it presents in vivo.

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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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The natural lipids in buttermilk could contribute to reducing cardiovascular risk in vulnerable populations

(Français) Un consortium français vient de montrer que la consommation de certains lipides présents naturellement dans les produits laitiers (appelés « lipides polaires ») pourrait réduire le risque cardiovasculaire chez les femmes ménopausées et en surpoids.

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Une étude montre des effets bénéfiques particulièrement importants du café dans le traitement d’une maladie neurologique orpheline

(Français) Une étude montre des effets bénéfiques particulièrement importants du café dans le traitement d’une maladie neurologique orpheline.

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A New Atherosclerosis Marker on the Way

A team of researchers are proposing a new radioactive tracer to locate atheromatous plaques in arterial walls, which can cause cardiovascular events.

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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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