The 5-colour nutritional labelling system is the most effective for consumers
25.08.2015 - Press release
While the French High Council for Public Health (HCSP) made public on Monday, 24 August 2015, a positive opinion regarding the relevance of the 5-colour code for the public, a team of researchers directed by Serge Hercberg, demonstrated that the 5-colour nutrition ...
Diabetes is associated with neurocognitive disorders in people living with HIV
17.07.2015 - Press release
Researchers at Inserm Unit 897, “Epidemiology and Biostatistics Inserm Research Centre” (Inserm/University of Bordeaux) and the CIC-1401 Clinical Investigation Centre, in collaboration with Bordeaux University Hospital, have shown for the first time that there is a relationship between diabetes and neurocognitive disorders ...
Vaccines: practices and hesitancy among general physicians in France
07.07.2015 - Press release
At population level, vaccines contribute to reducing mortality associated with infectious diseases such as measles, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis B or bacterial meningitis. The community general physician, at the centre of this preventive strategy, remains the main source of information for families. In ...
Climate change and health: what are the implications?
03.07.2015 - Press release
To present the state of the art on the knowledge regarding the impact of climate change on health, and future research in this area, Aviesan (the French National Alliance for Life and Health Sciences) and Inserm (the French National Institute of Health ...
Impact of environmental exposure to insecticides on the cognitive development of 6 year old children
09.06.2015 - Press release
In an article , researchers from Inserm in association with the Laboratory for Developmental and Educational Psychology, LPDE (, provide new evidence of neurotoxicity in humans from pyrethroid insecticides, which are found in a wide variety of products and uses. ...
HIV: new indicators for improving access to treatments for HIV
01.06.2015 - Press release
This study led by Dominique Costagliola (Joint Research Unit S 1136 – Inserm/UPMC) proposes two new indicators enabling the evaluation of interventions implemented in the field to hasten access to treatments. ...