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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Mount Sinai's Manish Arora, BDS, PhD, MPH a 2014 New Innovator Award; he receives a $1.5 million grant towards studying the impact of environmental
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have been selected by the National Institutes of Health to develop a microfluidic, 3D human liver model for drug efficacy and toxicity
Renewed Contract Marks 42 Years of MRIGlobal Analysis of Chemicals in Consumer Products for the National Institutes of Health. KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
Emotional and behavioral problems show up even with low exposure to lead, and as blood lead levels increase in children, so do the problems.
With over $2.4 million in new federal funding, Wayne State University researchers, regional collaborators at Henry Ford Health System, the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, and community partners will study how exposures to stressors that are prevalent in the urban industrialized environment — both chemical and non-chemical — impact human health in Detroit and beyond.
Though regulated in the United States, asbestos is not completely banned.
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By determining the three-dimensional structure of proteins at the atomic level, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered how some commonly used flame retardants, called brominated flame retardants (BFRs), can mimic estrogen hormones and possibly disrupt the body's endocrine system.
A set of proteins involved in the body's natural defenses produces a large number of mutations in human DNA.
Residents living in areas near natural gas operations, also known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, are concerned their illnesses may be a result of nearby drilling operations.
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