National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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Name: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Innovative study using video games shows sleep apnea may affect memory of everyday events

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 29-Oct-2014Sleep apnea may affect your ability to form new spatial memories, such as remembering where you parked your car, new research led by NYU Langone Medical Center sleep specialists suggests.The study, published online Oct. ... [Published EurekAlert! - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Shave years off your body with supplements?

According to a U.S. research study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the cells of multivitamin users may have a younger biological age than cells from non-supplement users.A group of researchers led by Dr. Honglei Chen, MD, PhD ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

$1.5 Million NIH Grant to Fund Mount Sinai Study of Environmental Toxin Impact on Fetal Development

This article was originally distributed via PRWeb. PRWeb, WorldNow and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith.SOURCE:The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Mount Sinai's Manish Arora, BDS, PhD, MPH a 2014 ... [Published GTN News - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: The Lead Busters Club

10/24/2014 By: Use this site to help your early elementary students understand the dangers of of lead.  They can join the adventures of the Lead Busters Club, learn where to look for places that lead paint could cause problems, and find out what to do ... [Published Technology and Learning Magazine - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Israel’s environmental health shows progress, but has much room for improvement, experts find

While Israel may have "an impressive array" of air quality monitoring stations throughout the country, the country's indoor air quality remains largely unregulated and demands more attention, a leading American toxicologist concludes in a new Health Ministry ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

CarboNix lands $553,000 grant to develop technology

Staff Reportcolanews@scbiznews.comPublished Oct. 14, 2014CarboNix LLC , a Columbia-based technology company, has received a $553,000 Small Business Innovative Research award to further work on a patented process that eliminates indoor allergens, delivering ... [Published Columbia Regional Business Report - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Bridgewater resident honored for pioneering research by NJIT

Somenath Mitra, Ph.D., of Bridgewater, whose pioneering research has spanned a spectrum of applications for carbon nanotechnology that address critical quality-of-life issues, received the seventh annual New Jersey Institute of Technology Board of Overseers ... [Published Somerset Reporter - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

4 new substances added to list of carcinogens

Four new substances have been added to a list of chemicals that may cause cancer compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).The list of known carcinogens now includes a chemical called ortho-toluidine, which is used to make rubber ... [Published Environment & Development Magazine - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

Coating nanotubes with aluminum oxide lowers risk of lung injury

Today - 13:33 GMT(Phys.org) —A new study from North Carolina State University and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) finds that coating multiwalled carbon nanotubes (CNTs) with aluminum oxide reduces the risk of lung scarring, ... [Published Mesothelioma News Today - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Women's Health Crisis No One Talks About

There is an epidemic going on, and women are ground zero. During the past three or four decades, rates of autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease and multiple sclerosis have increased dramatically, according to a variety ... [Published MORE - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Award Notice - MARSHALL CUSTOM MLFP-50 CUSTOM PODIUM/CRESTRON COMPONENTS

Document Type: Award NoticePosted Date: 30-SEP-14Location: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health , National Institute of Environmental Health SciencesClassification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology eq ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 6 reports

NIH Funds Next Phase of Tissue Chip for Drug Screening Program

Scientists will integrate chips mimicking human organ functions into full body system to evaluate drugsThe National Institutes of Health will award funds to support the next phase of its Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program to improve ways of predicting ... [Published Medical Design Technology - Sep 24 2014]

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...common medical condition, might negatively impact formation of certain memories, even when the apnea is limited to REM sleep," said Dr. Varga. "Our findings suggest memory loss might be an additional symptom for clinicians to screen for in their patients with sleep apnea."
"Although these differences in shrimp consumption rates and body weight do inin fact exist our analyses did not detect excess health risk within this Vietnamese-American community" it concluded
Describing Israel as "a world leader" in research on the health impacts of non-ionizing radiation, Birnbaum warns that if some studies are "harbingers of things to come, we may have major health consequences from the nearly ubiquitous presence of wireless equipment."
The Daily Telegraph reports BBzP "will be among three chemicals whose use is routinely banned by the EU" from 2015

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Good Cop, Bad Cop: Can Aβ15 Shield Synapses Fro... [Published Alzheimer Research Forum - 13 hours ago]
Innovative study using video games shows sleep ... [Published EurekAlert! - 17 hours ago]
Shave years off your body with supplements? [Published Examiner.com - Oct 28 2014]
$1.5 Million NIH Grant to Fund Mount Sinai Stud... [Published GTN News - Oct 26 2014]
National Institute of Environmental Health Scie... [Published Technology and Learning Magazine - Oct 25 2014]
Safety of eating Louisiana shrimp after BP Deep... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Oct 24 2014]
BPA absorbed into body through cash register re... [Published Orthopedics Today - Oct 23 2014]
Israel’s environmental health shows progress, b... [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 22 2014]
Home Improvement: 7 Toxic Chemicals Hiding In Y... [Published Medical Daily - Oct 22 2014]
Five common myths about allergies [Published Tulsa World - Oct 16 2014]
Whitestone awarded NIEHS/EPA and DOE contracts [Published Government Security News - Oct 15 2014]
Cosmetics blamed for raised child asthma risk [Published Filey Mercury - Oct 15 2014]
CarboNix lands $553,000 grant to develop techno... [Published Columbia Regional Business Report - Oct 14 2014]
Bridgewater resident honored for pioneering res... [Published Somerset Reporter - Oct 11 2014]
CarboNix LLC Receives Major Grant from the Nati... [Published Prlog - Oct 08 2014]
Mental Health Awareness Week: Pesticide Use by ... [Published Epoch Times - Oct 07 2014]
4 New Substances Added to List of Carcinogens [Published Business Insider - Oct 07 2014]
$1.5 Million NIH Grant to Fund Mount Sinai Stud... [Published PRWeb - Oct 06 2014]
NIH Common Fund announces 2014 High-Risk, High-... [Published Noodls - Oct 06 2014]
HHS adds four new substances to carcinogens list [Published UPI - Oct 03 2014]
Coating nanotubes with aluminum oxide lowers ri... [Published Mesothelioma News Today - Oct 03 2014]
5 totally bogus things you only think you know ... [Published LocalSRY.com - Oct 03 2014]
4 new substances added to list of carcinogens [Published Environment & Development Magazine - Oct 03 2014]
Coating nanotubes with aluminum oxide lowers ri... [Published Nanowerk - Oct 03 2014]
4 New Substances Added to List of Carcinogens [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 03 2014]
4 New Substances Added to List of Carcinogens [Published LiveScience.com - Oct 02 2014]
The Women's Health Crisis No One Talks About [Published MORE - Oct 01 2014]
Origins and functional consequences of somatic ... [Published Elifesciences - Oct 01 2014]
Award Notice - MARSHALL CUSTOM MLFP-50 CUSTOM P... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Oct 01 2014]
Research!America to honor leaders in medical an... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 29 2014]
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Steal this environmental justice journal [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 22 2014]
One of the primary sources for my work here at Grist is the journal Environmental Justice, a publication for peer-reviewed articles and studies on the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws and how they impact marginalized ...
When did Republicans start hating green? When i... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Aug 12 2014]
The question swirling around Climate Desk today is, “When did Republicans start hating on the environment?” Chris Mooney explores the question by looking into a new study from Michigan State University sociologists led by Aaron McCright. The researchers ...
An easier way to manipulate malaria genes [Published MIT News feed - Aug 10 2014]
Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria, has proven notoriously resistant to scientists’ efforts to study its genetics. It can take up to a year to determine the function of a single gene, which has slowed efforts to develop new, more ...
Global Warming To Boost Risk Of Kidney Stones [Published Think Progress - Jul 29 2014]
Current U.S. ‘stone-belt’ or high-risk kidney stone area in yellow. Computer model predicts expansion of stone-belt over time in orange (2050) and in red (2095). Currently, 41% of the population is within a high-risk zone. Computer model predicts 56% ...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal has been awarded a new $63 million, 10-year contract from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to provide analytical chemistry services for the National Toxicology ...
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