Early exposure to tobacco as a cause of behavioural problems in children
28.09.2015 - Press release
Researchers have analysed data on pre- and postnatal exposure to tobacco in the homes of 5,200 primary school children. They show that this exposure is associated with a risk of behavioural disorders in children, particularly emotional and conduct disorders. ...
Study of leukaemias in children living close to heavily used roads
16.09.2015 - Press release
Results of the GEOPCAP programme 2002-2007 ...
How can one assess the effectiveness of hypnosis?
08.09.2015 - Press release
In a report submitted to the French Directorate General for Health, researchers from Inserm led by Bruno Falissard assessed the effectiveness of this complementary medical practice for some of its indications (women’s health, digestive ailments, surgery, psychiatry, etc.). ...
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 ...