Addictive behaviours in adolescents
06.02.2014 - Press file
In France, the levels of use of some psychoactive substances, especially alcohol, tobacco and cannabis, remain high among adolescents, despite progress in regulatory efforts to limit access to these products by minors, and regular prevention campaigns. ...
Heavy drinking in adulthood accelerates cognitive decline in men
16.01.2014 - Press release
According to the results of an epidemiological study conducted jointly by French and English researchers at Inserm and University College London, men who drink more than 36 grams of alcohol (3.5 drinks) per day may have a faster decline in memory, which ...
Chlordecone exposure and risk of preterm birth: new finding
15.01.2014 - Press release
Scientists at the Research Institute for Environmental and Occupational Health (Inserm unit 1085) in Rennes and Pointe-à-Pitre – in collaboration with the gynaecology and obstetrics department at the university hospital of Pointe à Pitre/Abymes and the Center for Analytical Research and Technology ...
EUCelLEX Project: assessment of the social issues raised by the use of regenerative medicine in Europe
09.12.2013 - Press release
The European EUCelLEX Project (Cell-based regenerative medicine: new challenges for EU legislation and governance), coordinated by Inserm for a three-year period, funding to the tune of €500,000 from the European Union. ...
Maternal mortality: a reduction in deaths from haemorrhage
28.11.2013 - Press release
The new report, “Maternal Mortality in France,” coordinated by Inserm Unit U953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women’s and Children’s Health, announces a reduction in the rate of mortality due to postpartum haemorrhage—the leading cause of maternal mortality in France—for ...
Launch of third season of GrippeNet.fr
13.11.2013 - Press release
Launched two years ago by the French GPs Sentinelles network (a joint research unit involving Inserm and the Université Pierre et Marie Curie) and the French Institute for Public Health Surveillance, the GrippeNet.fr website is back for a third consecutive year. ...