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The Health of 200 000 Volunteers Tracked by Inserm

Constances aims to track the long-term health of its volunteers in order to deepen our understanding of the factors that influence it, such as diet, environment or working conditions.

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Une étude confirme l’intérêt du test sanguin de dépistage des infections virales VirScan dans le suivi des patients greffés du rein

Le test sanguin VirScan permet de détecter les infections virales, responsables de complications tumorales et infectieuses, fréquentes après une greffe et susceptibles d’avoir un impact sur le fonctionnement du greffon.

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L’hépatite D, un virus qui en utilise d’autres

Des recherches démontrent dans un modèle de souris au foie humanisé, que le VHD est capable in vitro et in vivo d’utiliser l’enveloppe d’autres virus que celle du VHB, comme celle du virus de l’hépatite C et de virus d’autres genres, comme celui de la dengue.

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Wound Dressings to Regenerate Joints

Researchers from Inserm and Université de Strasbourg at Unit 1260 “Regenerative Nanomedicine” have developed an implant which, when applied like a wound dressing, regenerates cartilage in the event of major joint lesions and incipient osteoarthritis.

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Human “Jumping Genes” Caught in the Act!

Over the course of evolution, the genomes of most living organisms have grown more complex thanks to transposable elements, a.k.a. “jumping genes,” or DNA fragments that can move and copy themselves from one chromosome location to another. Researchers from Inserm, the CNRS, Université Côte d’Azur, and Université de Montpellier were able to capture these “jumping genes” just after they moved.

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Artificial Intelligence Facilitates Chemical Toxicity Evaluation: the Case of Bisphenol S

A novel IT tool based on artificial intelligence methods has made it possible to identify the toxic effects of bisphenol S – a frequent substitute for bisphenol A in food containers.

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The overall annual cost of infections due to bacterial resistance in French hospitals now estimated up to 290 million Euros

Une équipe de chercheurs est parvenue à estimer le nombre de nouveaux cas et le coût économique direct que représentent les infections à bactéries résistantes aux antibiotiques chez les malades hospitalisés, pendant les années 2015 et 2016.

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Hypertension: A New Drug Coming Soon?

Firibastat is the first in a new class of antihypertensive drugs targeting the renin-angiotensin system in the brain.

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ChroMS – the brain as never seen before

ChroMS is a new microscopy technique bringing together color, 3D and high-resolution imaging, and is nothing short of a revolution in vertebrate brain imaging.

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Flu Shot: Cutaneous Administration Improves Efficacy

The team of Béhazine Combadière, Inserm Research Director at Unit 1135 “Center for Immunology and Infectious Diseases”, has been working for years on the impact of vaccine administration routes on the quality of immune responses.

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