Quinze souris astronautes pour soigner les hommes
18.04.2013 - Press release
(Français) C’est un équipage inhabituel qui s’apprête à décoller du cosmodrome de Baïkonour le vendredi 19 avril 2013. Dans le cadre d’une expérience de biologie médicale, 15 souris astronautes vont passer un mois en orbite autour de la Terre à bord d’un ...
Liver disease: understanding it will enable the provision of better treatment
17.04.2013 - Press release
In this prospective study, led by Dr Richard Moreau, INSERM Research Director, researchers studied a cohort of 1343 patients from 12 European countries. The results, published in the learned journal Gastroenterology, describe, for the first time, the specific profile of sufferers from ...
Treatment with HDL cholesterol to aid thrombolysis
26.02.2013 - Press release
Research performed by the Neurology Department and Stroke Reception and Treatment Unit at the Bichat Hospital (AP-HP/ Paris University Diderot) and the associated INSERM Unit 698 (Prof. Amarenco, Dr Olivier Meilhac) has highlighted the benefits of good cholesterol in reducing bleeding complications ...
Obesity and insulin resistance: the lipolysis route
20.02.2013 - Press release
Liver and skeletal muscle resistance to the action of insulin is an early sign of the development of Type 2 Diabetes. The INSERM team at the "Obesity Research Laboratory " in the Institut des Maladies Métaboliques and Cardiovasculaires (INSERM / Université Toulouse ...
HOMAGE – Overcoming Heart Failure, an European challenge
18.02.2013 - Press release
The HOMAGE (Heart OMics in AGEing) project, coordinated by the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), has been awarded a grant by the European Commission for a 6 year period. The project aims to identify and validate specific biomarkers ...
History of stroke and coronary heart disease – a fatal combination
15.02.2013 - Press release
The cardiology service team at the Hôpital Bichat and the Mixed INSERM Unit 698 (AP-HP, Université Paris Diderot), in collaboration with international teams of researchers, studied a cohort of patients suffering from coronary disease. The study showed that those patients with a ...