News tagged with environmental exposure

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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Childhood lead exposure causes permanent brain damage

A study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to evaluate brain function revealed that adults who were exposed to lead as children incur permanent brain injury. The results were presented today at the annual ...

dateDec 01, 2009 in Health
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Study raises concerns about outdoor second-hand smoke

Indoor smoking bans have forced smokers at bars and restaurants onto outdoor patios, but a new University of Georgia study in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that these outdoor smoking ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Health
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