Continue Reading... Collaborative Environmental Health Network Takes Final Steps to Become International Organization
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Collaborative Environmental Health Network Takes Final Steps to Become International Organization

By David Richards Founded in 2012 by Pure Earth in partnership with a number of international institutions and low- and middle-income…

Continue Reading... Climate Change-Related Alterations in Spring Onset Timing Linked to Increased Allergic Disease Burden in the US
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Climate Change-Related Alterations in Spring Onset Timing Linked to Increased Allergic Disease Burden in the US

By Marisa Naujokas, Ph.D. Using national-level data, NIEHS-funded researchers reported that changes in the timing of spring onset is linked to…

Continue Reading... NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellow Examines Interactions between Environmental and Social Exposures in Nigeria
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NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellow Examines Interactions between Environmental and Social Exposures in Nigeria

Musa Kana, M.D., Ph.D., an African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI) fellow at NIEHS, is investigating how environmental and social factors interact…

Continue Reading... NIEHS Joins Experts in India and Thailand to Discuss Collaborative Approaches to Environmental Health Issues
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NIEHS Joins Experts in India and Thailand to Discuss Collaborative Approaches to Environmental Health Issues

U.S. and Indian Workshop Participants Explore CBPR By Elizabeth Witherspoon, Ph.D. U.S. and Indian researchers and Indian public health practitioners…

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Voices from the Field: Former NIEHS Fellow’s Career Journey in Global Environmental Health
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Voices from the Field: Former NIEHS Fellow’s Career Journey in Global Environmental Health

By Brittney Baumert This month, Brittany Baumert, a former Intramural Research Training Award fellow, shares her research experiences in Chile…

Continue Reading... Global Disease Outbreaks Enhanced by El Niño
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Global Disease Outbreaks Enhanced by El Niño

By Janelle Weaver The exceptionally strong El Niño event of 2015 – 2016 generated excess rainfall and flooding, drought, and…

Continue Reading... International Experts Share Insights into Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Etiology
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International Experts Share Insights into Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Etiology

By Adeline Lopez The workshop was an international collaborative effort between NIEHS, NIDDK, IRET, PAHO, SEARO, and CENCAM. Pictured here,…

Continue Reading... NIEHS WHOCC Releases New Resources for Climate Change and Health
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NIEHS WHOCC Releases New Resources for Climate Change and Health

NIEHS has recently expanded a series of lesson plans, activities, and guidance materials , originally designed for high school teachers,…

Continue Reading... Ozone Pollution Likely to Increase Disease Burden in India
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Ozone Pollution Likely to Increase Disease Burden in India

By Tara Failey Luke Conibear, Ph.D., co-authored the study, titled “Current and Future Disease Burden from Ambient Ozone Exposure in…

Continue Reading... Training and Capacity Building in Global Environmental Health at NIEHS: Past, Present, and Future
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Training and Capacity Building in Global Environmental Health at NIEHS: Past, Present, and Future

By John Balbus From its inception, the NIEHS Global Environmental Health (GEH) program has prioritized initiating and coordinating training and…

Continue Reading... First Global Forum Formalizes Network to Reduce Heat Health Risks
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First Global Forum Formalizes Network to Reduce Heat Health Risks

By Hunter Jones, NOAA (UCAR Affiliate) The streetscape of highly-urbanized Hong Kong, which served as the host city of the…

Continue Reading... WHO Gains New Commitments to Tackle Global Air Pollution
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WHO Gains New Commitments to Tackle Global Air Pollution

Elizabeth Witherspoon, Ph.D. The World Health Organization (WHO) held its first Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health at its…

Continue Reading... Air Pollution May Worsen Brain Function in HIV-Infected Children
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Air Pollution May Worsen Brain Function in HIV-Infected Children

Janelle Weaver The combination of air pollution and HIV infection may have a greater detrimental impact on the cognitive abilities…

Continue Reading... Belmont Forum Advances International Collaboration on Climate and Health Research
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Belmont Forum Advances International Collaboration on Climate and Health Research

Tara Failey NIEHS played a pivotal role in the approval of an innovative, international Collaborative Research Action (CRA) on climate,…

Continue Reading... NIEHS Doctoral Fellow Explores Air Pollution Impacts in Uganda
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NIEHS Doctoral Fellow Explores Air Pollution Impacts in Uganda

Mariana Surillo Adaeze Wosu is a Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and NIH Fogarty International…

Continue Reading... E-waste, Children’s Health and Disaster Research Response Highlighted by NIEHS at ISEE ISES 2018 Meeting
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E-waste, Children’s Health and Disaster Research Response Highlighted by NIEHS at ISEE ISES 2018 Meeting

By Kimberly Thigpen Tart and Brittany Trottier NIEHS researchers and staff, as well as public health leaders from around the…

Continue Reading... U.S.-India Partnership Supports Health Sector Adaptation in the Face of Changing Climate
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U.S.-India Partnership Supports Health Sector Adaptation in the Face of Changing Climate

By Elizabeth Reavis India faces some of the greatest challenges related to climate change, as millions feel the effects of…

Continue Reading... New Study Finds Ozone Pollution Reduces Global Wheat Productivity
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New Study Finds Ozone Pollution Reduces Global Wheat Productivity

By Mariana Surillo One of the key findings of the 2016 U.S. Global Change Research Program Climate Health Assessment was…

Continue Reading... Research Explores Link Between Global Wildfires, Climate Change, and Human Health
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Research Explores Link Between Global Wildfires, Climate Change, and Human Health

Tara Failey During the 2018 wildfire season, the northern hemisphere experienced wildfires on an unprecedented scale. From the Arctic to…

Continue Reading... New Paper Identifies Air Pollution Research Priorities for India
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New Paper Identifies Air Pollution Research Priorities for India

By Tara Failey Nadadur served as a principal organizer of the Indo-U.S. workshop following his time as a U.S. Embassy…

Continue Reading... NIEHS Fellow Advances Research on Early Life Exposures Around the Globe
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NIEHS Fellow Advances Research on Early Life Exposures Around the Globe

By Mariana Surillo Kim is an Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) postdoctoral fellow in the NIEHS Perinatal and Early Life…

Continue Reading... NTP Update – December 2019 now available
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NTP Update – December 2019 now available

Newsletter The .gov means it’s official.Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure…

Continue Reading... ICCVAM Communities of Practice Webinar on Use of Animal-free Affinity Reagents – January 21, 2020
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ICCVAM Communities of Practice Webinar on Use of Animal-free Affinity Reagents – January 21, 2020

Use of Animal-free Affinity Reagents January 21, 2020 – 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EST Register for the webinar An agenda will be available…

Continue Reading... NTP Annual Report – Fiscal Year 2018 now available
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NTP Annual Report – Fiscal Year 2018 now available

https://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/annualreport Welcome to the 2018 Annual Report “The NTP serves a critical role for our nation. It provides a unique,…

Continue Reading... PMC Tagging Guidance for Peer Review Documents Now Available
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PMC Tagging Guidance for Peer Review Documents Now Available

Peer review documents, including review reports and editor decision letters, are increasingly being published along with the articles they review….

Continue Reading... Unique Identifiers for Supplemental Material
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Unique Identifiers for Supplemental Material

PMC has updated the Associated Data box to display unique identifiers assigned to supplemental material files by the publisher when…

Continue Reading... Open Access Subset FTP Clean Up
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Open Access Subset FTP Clean Up

On March 18, 2019, PMC will no longer provide bulk packages of Open Access (OA) Subset text and XML at…

Continue Reading... PMC Adds Support for Machine-Readable Clinical Trial Information
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PMC Adds Support for Machine-Readable Clinical Trial Information

Machine-readability of scholarly outputs is critical to supporting large-scale analysis of the scientific literature. To that end, PMC’s Tagging Guidelines…

Continue Reading... Discovering Associated Data in PMC
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Discovering Associated Data in PMC

In the NLM Strategic Plan released earlier this year, we noted that “[c]reating efficient ways to link the literature with…

Continue Reading... Open Access Week 2018 and PMC
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Open Access Week 2018 and PMC

Collaboration with publishers and funders to ensure the openness and preservation of the scientific record is one of PMC’s core…