Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale

Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) (National Institute of Health and Medical Research) is a French biomedical and public health research institution.

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Diabetes

Diabetes: Study of satiety mechanism yields new knowledge

Diabetes, a disease in which blood sugar levels remain too high for too long, can lead to health complications in the long term. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) accounts for 90% of cases. Patients are usually obese or overweight, with ...

Medical research

The key role of astrocytes in cognitive development

Astrocytes have long been considered as mere support cells for neurons. In recent years, the study of astrocytes has grown, gradually revealing their importance in brain function. Researchers from Inserm, CNRS and Collège ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk of coronavirus importation in Africa

Egypt, Algeria and Republic of South Africa are the African countries most at risk for coronavirus COVID-19 importation in the continent, due to high air traffic with the contaminated Chinese provinces. But these countries ...

Medical research

A new blood component revealed

Does the blood we thought to know so well contain elements that had been undetectable until now? The answer is yes, according to a team of researchers from Inserm, Université de Montpellier and the Montpellier Cancer Institute ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Collective memory shapes the construction of personal memories

For sociologists, individual memories are shaped by the collective memory of the community. Until now, this phenomenon had never been studied at the neurobiological level. Inserm researchers Pierre Gagnepain and Francis Eustache ...

Inflammatory disorders

A vaccine against chronic inflammatory diseases

In animals, a vaccine modifying the composition and function of the gut microbiota provides protection against the onset of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases and certain metabolic disorders, such as diabetes and obesity. ...

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