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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

2012 News Releases

18 Dec 2012: How Will Global Climate Change Influence the Way We Assess and Manage Chemicals in the Environment? (http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.setac.org/resource/resmgr/media/gcc-press-release.pdf) 
15 Nov 2012: Finalists of air pollution sensor challenge announced (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/november15/index.cfm)
15 Nov 2012: Flame retardants linked to neurodevelopmental delays in children (http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2012/11/15/pbdes-and-neurodevelopmental-deficits/) 
15 Oct 2012: Bacterial protein in house dust spurs asthma according to NIH study (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/october15/index.cfm)
9 Oct 2012: NIEHS and Bay Area Doctors Find Parkinson's Disease Risk Much Greater in Some Exposed to Popular Herbicide (http://www.thepi.org/news/2012/10/09/news-articles/bay-area-doctors-find-parkinson-s-disease-risk-much-greater-in-some-exposed-to-popular-herbicide/) 
8 Oct 2012: First Recipients of Research Grants to Support Genomic Studies in Africa Announced (http://www.nih.gov/news/health/oct2012/nhgri-08.htm) 
2 Oct 2012: Final opportunities to enroll in NIH oil spill health study (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/october02/index.cfm)
24 Sep 2012: Media Advisory: Last chance to enroll in NIH oil spill health study (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/september24/index.cfm)
7 Sep 2012: Strategy developed to improve delivery of medicines to the brain (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/september07/index.cfm)
5 Sep 2012: NIH Common Fund Researchers Link Genetic Variants And Gene Regulation in Many Common Diseases (http://www.nih.gov/news/health/sep2012/od-05a.htm) 
4 Sep 2012: NIH Awards $100 Million for Autism Centers of Excellence Program (http://www.nih.gov/news/health/sep2012/nichd-04.htm) 
13 Aug 2012: Chemical Widely Used in Antibacterial Hand Soaps May Impair Muscle Function (http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/6872) 
6 Jun 2012: NIH, EPA announce competition to develop personal air pollution and health sensors (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/june6/index.cfm)
4 Jun 2012: Media Advisory: NIH, EPA announce competition to develop personal air pollution and health sensors (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/june4/index.cfm)
22 May 2012: Surgeon General invites oil spill workers to join the NIH GuLF STUDY (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/may22/index.cfm)
16 May 2012: Beijing Olympics Experiment Reveals Biological Link Between Air Pollution Exposure, Cardiovascular Disease (http://keck.usc.edu/en/About/Administrative_Offices/Office_of_Public_Relations_and_Marketing/News/Detail/2012__pr_and_markteing__spring__zhang_jama_051512) 
7 May 2012: NNSA, FBI Conclude Radiological Security Exercise at NIEHS in North Carolina (http://nnsa.energy.gov/mediaroom/pressreleases/exerciseniehsnc5412) 
1 May 2012: Prenatal Exposure to Insecticide Chlorpyrifos Linked to Alterations in Brain Structure and Cognition (http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/news/prenatal-exposure-insecticide-chlorpyrifos-linked-alterations-brain-structure-and-cognition) 
30 Apr 2012: NIH statement on World Asthma Day 2012 - May 1, 2012 (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/april30/index.cfm)
17 Apr 2012: Personal Exposure Monitoring Device Predicts Breathing Rates, Contributes to More Meaningful Environmental Dose Estimates (http://www.rti.org/newsroom/news.cfm?nav=291&objectid=9DCD5B9D-5056-B100-3159553B458C3CE5) 
9 Apr 2012: Lead NIH scientist for GuLF STUDY available for interviews (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/april09/index.cfm)
9 Apr 2012: Maternal obesity, diabetes associated with autism, other developmental disorders (http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/6166) 
4 Apr 2012: Arsenic turns stem cells cancerous, spurring tumor growth (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/april04/index.cfm)
29 Feb 2012: More than 10,000 participants have joined the GuLF STUDY: NIH seeking thousands more oil spill workers to find potential health effects of spill (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/february29/index.cfm)
28 Feb 2012: HHS Secretary Sebelius announces environmental justice strategy (http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2012pres/02/20120228a.html) 
16 Feb 2012: Organic Food Sweetener May Be a Hidden Source of Dietary Arsenic (http://now.dartmouth.edu/2012/02/organic-food-sweetener-may-be-a-hidden-source-of-dietary-arsenic/) 
13 Feb 2012: Even Moderate Air Pollution Can Raise Stroke Risks (http://www.bidmc.org/News/InMedicine/2012/February/MittlemanPollution.aspx) 
24 Jan 2012: PFCs linked to lowered immune response to childhood vaccinations (http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/press-releases/2012-releases/pfcs-childhood-vaccinations.html) 
13 Jan 2012: NIH study shows 32 million Americans have autoantibodies that target their own tissues (http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsroom/releases/2012/january13/index.cfm)


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