(Français) Des nouveaux mécanismes de résistance aux thérapies ciblées du mélanome : implication de la traduction des ARN en protéines
28.07.2014 - Press release
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HIV : male circumcision also benefits women
25.07.2014 - Press release
Having proven effective in reducing the number of new HIV infections in men, circumcision also appears to play a role in the reduction of HIV incidence in women. These findings are from the study ANRS 12126 coordinated by Professor Bertran Auvert (Inserm ...
Drug users : a new strategy to reduce infectious risk
24.07.2014 - Press release
The risk of transmission of HIV and of hepatitis C virus in intravenous drug users can be reduced significantly by means of support and educational sessions delivered by their peers. This type of community intervention, which is easily transposable, has been evaluated ...
Repeated home-based HIV screening in South Africa : a strategy well accepted on a large scale
23.07.2014 - Press release
Launched in March 2012, the ANRS 12249 TasP (Treatment as Prevention) Trial is one of four international randomized trials designed to assess the efficacy of the TasP strategy in a large population. It is conducted the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, one ...
Radiotherapy ‘flashes’ to reduce side effects
21.07.2014 - Press release
Treating hard and fast seems to be a good way to limit the side effects of radiotherapy. This is the discovery made by researchers at the Curie Institute, Inserm and the Vaud University Hospital, published in Science Translational Medicine on 16 July. Radiotherapy ...
Working toward improved management of cranial trauma
18.07.2014 - Press release
Under normal conditions and because it cannot store oxygen, the brain cannot withstand being deprived of oxygen for more than a few minutes without risking serious consequences. After an accident (cranial trauma or stroke), emergency teams therefore try to restore cerebral oxygenation ...
What are the risks of post-traumatic stress disorder after an accident?
17.07.2014 - Press release
The team of Emmanuel Lagarde, research director at Inserm's Research Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Inserm/University of Bordeaux) has studied the subsequent development of 1,300 people who were admitted to A&R between 2007 and 2009 for trauma. ...