Benzodiazepines and Alzheimer’s disease: the risk increases with duration of exposure
10.09.2014 - Press release
Researchers at Inserm Unit 657, “Pharmacoepidemiology and evaluation of the impact of health products on the population,” report new results on the link between benzodiazepines and dementia. ...
Exposure of pregnant women to certain phenols may disrupt the growth of boys during foetal development and the first years of life
02.09.2014 - Press release
A research consortium bringing together teams from Inserm, the Nancy and Poitiers University Hospitals, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Atlanta, USA), and coordinated by the Inserm and University of Grenoble Environmental Epidemiology team (Unit 823), has just published ...
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. ...
100,000 women with breast implants monitored for 10 years
11.07.2014 - Press release
At the request of the Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des produits de santé (ANSM) [French National Agency of Medicine and Health Products Safety], a group of researchers managed by Florent de Vathaire in Inserm Unit 1018 Centre for epidemiology ...
Cancer: life two years after diagnosis
10.06.2014 - Press release
(Français) L’Institut national du cancer (INCa) et l’Inserm présentent, lors d’un colloque de restitution le 10 juin, les résultats d’une enquête de grande envergure interrogeant 4349 personnes atteintes d’un cancer deux ans après le diagnostic. Appelée VICAN2 pour « Vie après le ...
Social inequalities in health linked to diet and physical activity
14.05.2014 - Press release
The experts' analysis of data from recent international scientific literature was used to evaluate nutritional disparities based on individuals' socio-economic standing. The social, cultural, economic and environmental factors involved in creating social inequalities in nutrition were analysed. ...