News tagged with environmental exposure

Huskies lend insight into mercury risk

Researchers have highlighted the serious health risks associated with the diets of indigenous people by linking the accumulation of mercury in their primary food source to a decrease in the power of antioxidants.

dateNov 20, 2011 in Environment
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Perinatal bisphenol-A exposure may affect fertility: study

Exposure to a ubiquitous environmental chemical during pregnancy may impair reproductive capacity of female offspring, according to a study published online in advance of print on December 2 in Environmental Health Perspectives. Fertil ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Health
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Dynamic maps aid epidemiological investigations

A team of researchers has developed a dynamic mapping tool to gain a more nuanced view of the links between diseases and environmental exposures. The application of the method is illustrated by a number of examples of associations ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Health
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