News tagged with environmental exposures

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.

Nov 20, 2011
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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 ...

Dec 02, 2010
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Scientists Find Genes That Influence Brain Wave Patterns

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have identified new genes and pathways that influence an individual's typical pattern of brain electrical activity, a trait that may serve as a useful surrogate marker for more genetically complex ...

Apr 27, 2010
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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 ...

Jan 19, 2010
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