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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

2011 News Releases

19 Dec 2011: NIH scientists find a potential new avenue for cancer therapies (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/december19/index.cfm)
12 Dec 2011: NDAR federation creates largest source of autism research data to date (http://www.nih.gov/news/health/dec2011/nimh-12.htm) 
7 Dec 2011: US Tox21 to begin screening 10,000 chemicals (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/december07/index.cfm)
5 Dec 2011: Dartmouth researchers evaluate rice as a source of fetal arsenic exposure (http://now.dartmouth.edu/2011/12/dartmouth-researchers-evaluate-rice-as-a-source-of-fetal-arsenic-exposure/) 
10 Nov 2011: Wood stove intervention can reduce childhood pneumonia (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/november10/index.cfm)
13 Oct 2011: Inefficient developing world stoves contribute to 2 million deaths a year (http://www.nih.gov/news/health/oct2011/nichd-13.htm) 
10 Oct 2011: Natural Processes Can Limit Spread of Arsenic in Water, Says Study (http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/news-events/natural-processes-can-limit-spread-arsenic-water-says-study) 
6 Oct 2011: NIH launches research program to explore health effects from climate change (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/october06/index.cfm)
30 Sep 2011: Darryl C. Zeldin named National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences scientific director (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/september30/index.cfm)
17 Aug 2011: Media Advisory for Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/august17/index.cfm)
15 Aug 2011: Exercise May Help Prevent Brain Damage Caused by Alzheimer’s Disease (http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authored_newsitem.cws_home/companynews05_02048) 
13 Jul 2011: NIH Investigators Discover New Mechanism That May Be Important for Learning and Memory (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/july13/index.cfm)
7 Jul 2011: NIH-funded research network to explore oil spill health effects (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/july07/index.cfm)
13 Jun 2011: People with Parkinson's Disease May Have Double The Risk for Melanoma, a Dangerous Skin Cancer (http://www.aan.com/press/index.cfm?fuseaction=release.view&release=958) 
10 Jun 2011: New Substances Added to HHS Report on Carcinogens (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/june10/index.cfm)
10 Jun 2011: Media Advisory: New substances added to HHS Report on Carcinogens (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/june10/index.cfm)
24 May 2011: Women Who Start Prenatal Vitamins Early are Less Likely to have Children with Autism (http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mindinstitute/newsroom/newsdetail.html?key=5077&svr=http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu&table=published) 
3 May 2011: World Asthma Day: NIH research advances help people with asthma (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/may03/index.cfm)
31 Mar 2011: NIH investigators find link between DNA damage and immune response (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/march31/index.cfm)
17 Mar 2011: Submit your visionary ideas about environmental health research (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/march17/index.cfm)
10 Mar 2011: New robot system to test 10,000 chemicals for toxicity (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/march10/index.cfm)
2 Mar 2011: Media Advisory: NIH joins SOT to celebrate 50 years of toxicology science (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/march02/index.cfm)
28 Feb 2011: NIH launches largest oil spill health study (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/february28/index.cfm)
23 Feb 2011: Media Advisory: Largest oil spill health study to launch along Gulf Coast (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/february23/index.cfm)
18 Feb 2011: NIEHS Grantees, NYU and WHOI, Discover Genetic Mutation Allowing Hudson River Fish to Adapt to PCBs (http://communications.med.nyu.edu/news/2011/a-genetic-mutation-allows-hudson-river-fish-adapt-pcbs) 
11 Feb 2011: NIH study finds two pesticides associated with Parkinson's disease (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/february11/index.cfm)
20 Jan 2011: Members of a Federal Advisory Group on Autism Mobilize in Response to a Mother's Plea (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/science-news/2011/nimh-teams-up-to-study-asd-rates-in-somali-american-children.shtml) 
7 Jan 2011: Media Advisory: National Toxicology Program Workshop: Role of Environmental Chemicals in the Development of Diabetes and Obesity (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2011/january07/index.cfm)
7 Jan 2011: HHS Proposed Recommendation on Fluoride (http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2011pres/01/20110107a.html) 


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