Nathalie Brun

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Urastoma cyprinae occurs on the gills of various bivalves species, including the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. While the worm is known to cause severe gill disruption in mussels, no evidence of this nature has been described for oysters. Nonetheless, high levels of U. cyprinae have been reported in oysters, which may, in turn, reduce the oyster's(More)
Familial dyslipidemia, a frequent genetic cause of premature cardiovascular disease, is still underdiagnosed and undertreated. According to recent European studies, the prevalence of familial hypercholesterolemia is higher than previously suspected and reaches 1/200-300 persons, while familial combined hyperlipidemia affects 1-3% of the population.(More)
Familial dyslipidemias are common in the population and correlated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease at young age. The early detection of individuals at high-risk may delay the vascular events and offer an increased quality of life and life expectancy. Screening is recommended in infancy in case of positive family history of premature(More)
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