Continue Reading... Childhood Obesity Linked to Multiple Environmental Factors in First-of-its-kind Study
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Childhood Obesity Linked to Multiple Environmental Factors in First-of-its-kind Study

(Photo/iStock) Childhood obesity is a health threat that is becoming more and more common worldwide. It increases risk later on…

Continue Reading... NIH Announces New Transformative Research Award Program for ALS
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NIH Announces New Transformative Research Award Program for ALS

News Release Wednesday, June 17, 2020 New initiative encourages innovative research on devastating neurological disease. The National Institutes of…

Continue Reading... NIH Names Rick Woychik Director of NIEHS and NTP
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NIH Names Rick Woychik Director of NIEHS and NTP

Dr. Rick Woychik named NIEHS Director (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw) National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D.,…

Continue Reading... NIH Names Rick Woychik Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
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NIH Names Rick Woychik Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Dr. Rick Woychik named NIEHS Director (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw) National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D.,…

Continue Reading... Living Near Oil and Gas Wells Tied to Low Birth Weights in Infants
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Living Near Oil and Gas Wells Tied to Low Birth Weights in Infants

Pump jacks operating at the Kern River Oil Field in Bakersfield, Calif. A new UC Berkeley study adds to mounting…

Continue Reading... Early Environmental Exposure Impacts Liver Epigenome
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Early Environmental Exposure Impacts Liver Epigenome

You have often heard “You are what you eat,” but according to research from Baylor College of Medicine, the new…

Continue Reading... NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2020
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NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2020

Today on World Asthma Day, the National Institutes of Health stands with patients, families, advocates, researchers, and health care professionals…

Continue Reading... Commonly Used Chemicals Associated With Miscarriage, Yale School of Public Health Study Finds
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Commonly Used Chemicals Associated With Miscarriage, Yale School of Public Health Study Finds

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that maternal exposure to synthetic chemicals widely used in food…

Continue Reading... COVID-19 Information & Grants of Interest
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COVID-19 Information & Grants of Interest

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Continue Reading... American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
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American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

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Continue Reading... The UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice
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The UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice

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Continue Reading... ICCVAM Public Forum – May 21, 2020
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ICCVAM Public Forum – May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020William H. Natcher Conference CenterNational Institutes of HealthBethesda, Maryland, USA Register to view the webcast Register to present an…

Continue Reading... Autoimmunity May Be Rising in the United States
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Autoimmunity May Be Rising in the United States

Immunofluorescent staining of human cells shows ANA as bright dots.(Photo courtesy of Edward Chan, Ph.D., University of Florida) Autoimmunity, a…

Continue Reading... Notice of NIEHS Division of National Toxicology Program Engagement in European Commission Horizon SC1-BHC-11-2020 Call for Proposals
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Notice of NIEHS Division of National Toxicology Program Engagement in European Commission Horizon SC1-BHC-11-2020 Call for Proposals

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Continue Reading... UK Researchers Seek to Develop Antiviral Membrane Mask
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UK Researchers Seek to Develop Antiviral Membrane Mask

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 2, 2020) — Dibakar Bhattacharyya has been a fixture in the University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering for more…

Continue Reading... Preeclampsia Linked to Neurologic Disease in Full-Term Babies
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Preeclampsia Linked to Neurologic Disease in Full-Term Babies

Full-term infants whose mothers had preeclampsia during pregnancy were more likely to develop a range of neurologic diseases later on,…

Continue Reading... New Sensors Could Offer Early Detection of Lung Tumors
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New Sensors Could Offer Early Detection of Lung Tumors

Continue Reading... COVID-19 Workers Get Training to Protect Their Own Health
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COVID-19 Workers Get Training to Protect Their Own Health

Today, the National Institutes of Health will launch a new website with important educational resources for Coronavirus workers dealing with…

Continue Reading... Using “organs-on-a-chip” to Model Complicated Diseases
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Using “organs-on-a-chip” to Model Complicated Diseases

Continue Reading... Texas A&M Researchers Develop New Tool to Help Communities Access Environmental Risk Data
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Texas A&M Researchers Develop New Tool to Help Communities Access Environmental Risk Data

Story by Margaret Preigh Researchers at Texas A&M have developed a tool called HGBEnviroScreen that makes data reporting environmental and…

Continue Reading... The Complex Biology Behind Your Love (or Hatred) of Coffee
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The Complex Biology Behind Your Love (or Hatred) of Coffee

179 Shares (Credit: Marina Keremkhanova/Shutterstock) Why do some people feel like they need three cups of coffee just to get…

Continue Reading... Birnbaum Research Symposium – April 6, 2020
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Birnbaum Research Symposium – April 6, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020Rodbell Auditorium, NIEHS Purpose The symposium will pay tribute to former NIEHS and NTP Director Linda Birnbaum,…

Continue Reading... Women Firefighters Face High Exposure to Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’
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Women Firefighters Face High Exposure to Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

Maiko Bristow, a firefighter and EMT with the San Francisco Fire Department, is part of a long-term investigation into female…

Continue Reading... NIEHS-sponsored Meetings Explore Health Effects of Endocrine Disruptors in Africa
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NIEHS-sponsored Meetings Explore Health Effects of Endocrine Disruptors in Africa

By Thad Schug The University of Pretoria’s Future Africa Campus was specifically designed for Africa’s leading scientists and scholars to…

Continue Reading... New Studies Examine Air Pollution Exposure and Respiratory Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
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New Studies Examine Air Pollution Exposure and Respiratory Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

By David Richards The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine recently published two studies on household air pollution…

Continue Reading... Federal Web-based System Helps Local Governments Customize Climate Change Adaptation Strategies
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Federal Web-based System Helps Local Governments Customize Climate Change Adaptation Strategies

Joel Scheraga, Ph.D., EPA Senior Advisor for Climate Adaptation.(Photo courtesy of EPA) A frequent challenge faced by state and local…

Continue Reading... World Health Assembly
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World Health Assembly

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Continue Reading... CUGH 2019 Global Health Conference
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CUGH 2019 Global Health Conference

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Continue Reading... GEH Day 2020
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GEH Day 2020

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Continue Reading... New EHP Podcast Release
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New EHP Podcast Release

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