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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Our mission is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives.

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NIEHS maintains several newsletters in support of our ongoing research. Discover information about the scientific, policy, training and outreach efforts and activities at NIEHS to better understand the impact your environment has on your health.

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NIEHS research uses state-of-the-art science and technology to investigate the interplay between environmental exposures, human biology, genetics, and common diseases to help prevent disease and improve human health.

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August 2021
A Prospective Study of Maternal 25-Hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) in the First Trimester of Pregnancy and Second Trimester Heavy Metal Levels
Jukic AMZ, Kim SS, Meeker JD, Weiss ST, Cantonwine DE, McElrath TF, Ferguson KK
April 2021
Autophagy of the M6A mRNA Demethylase FTO Is Impaired by Low-level Arsenic Exposure to Promote Tumorigenesis
Cui YH, Yang S, Wei J, Shea CR, Zhong W, Wang F, Shah P, Kibriya MG, Cui X, Ahsan H, He C, He YY
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NIEHS seeks to invest in the future of environmental health science by increasing awareness of the link between the environment and human health. Our website provides educators, students and scientists access to reliable tools, resources and classroom materials.

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