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No rest for neurons during sleep

An Inserm team has provided the first description of the behavior and language of the neurons responsible for memory consolidation during sleep.

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A New Therapeutic Target for Treating Spinocerebellar Ataxias?

Les ataxies spinocérébelleuses sont des maladies génétiques neurodégénératives du cervelet et du tronc cérébral qui entrainent de nombreux troubles moteurs, et dont la forme la plus connue est la maladie de Machado-Joseph. Une équipe de l’Institut du cerveau et de la moelle épinière, a découvert avec son équipe le rôle crucial d’une enzyme qui permet d’améliorer les symptômes de la maladie chez la souris.

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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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Etude de l’association entre risque d’AVC et exposition à un temps de travail prolongé

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

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

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

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

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