Inserm le magazine n°42

In the March 2019 issue, discover our special feature called "Neurodegenerative Diseases . When the Brain Loses its Mind ?". Inserm’s magazine illustrates discoveries, debates and issues from the ever-evolving field of biomedical research.

In France, between 900,000 and 1.2 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease, 160,000 with Parkinson’s, 100,000 with multiple sclerosis… All in all, neurodegenerative diseases are considered to affect no fewer than 1.4 million people in our country. What do all these diseases have in common? What are their differences? How are they diagnosed? Are we currently able to treat or prevent them? To be discussed in this report.

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