Blood group O associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes
19.12.2014 - Communiqué
Is there a relationship between blood group and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes? This is the question studied by Guy Fagherazzi and his collaborators from Joint Research Unit 1018, “Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health” (Inserm/University Paris-Sud) at ...
Physical activity and prevention of falls in older people – A collective expert review by Inserm
27.11.2014 - Dossier
Inserm was asked by the French Ministry of Community, Youth Affairs and Sports to prepare a collective expert report that would provide a review of the scientific knowledge regarding the contribution of physical activity to the prevention of falls in older people. ...
Launch of GrippeNet.fr 2014-2015 season
19.11.2014 - Communiqué
Launched 3 years ago by the Sentinelles Network (Inserm–Pierre and Marie Curie University Joint Research Unit 1136) and the French Institute for Public Health Surveillance (InVS), the GrippeNet.fr website returns for a fourth consecutive year. ...
A better understanding of accidents in everyday life
17.11.2014 - Communiqué
During their lives, every French person will be the victim of one accident in everyday life every 5 years, on average (fall, burn, drowning, etc.). Taken as a whole, these statistics represent 11 million people injured every year. The Accident Prevention and ...
The children from the Elfe cohort turn three and a half : first results from the first interviews
21.10.2014 - Communiqué
The Elfe1 children are now three and a half years old , and a new survey was launched on 21 October to gather more detailed information about early childhood. This survey was conducted for the first time by telephone and through home ...
Benzodiazepines and Alzheimer’s disease: the risk increases with duration of exposure
10.09.2014 - Communiqué
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. ...