News Releases from NIEHS
- May 14, 2021:
- Male Hormones Regulate Stomach Inflammation in Mice
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health determined that stomach inflammation is regulated differently in male and female mice after finding that androgens, or male sex hormones, play a critical role in preventing inflammation in the stomach. The finding suggests that physicians could consider treating male patients with stomach inflammation differently than female patients with the same condition.
- May 5, 2021:
- NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2021
Asthma can reduce quality of life, contributes to considerable emotional and financial stress, and is a major contributing factor to missed time from school and work.
- April 12, 2021:
- NIEHS Earns WELL Building Rating Amid Pandemic
On March 30, 2021, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) became the first federal agency to achieve the International WELL Building Institute’s Health-Safety Rating.
News Releases from NIEHS-funded Researchers
- May 10, 2021:
- Oregon State Researchers Discover New Class of Cancer Fighting Compounds
A team of Oregon State University scientists has discovered a new class of anti-cancer compounds that effectively kill liver and breast cancer cells.
- April 6, 2021:
- Study Links Prenatal Phthalate Exposure to Altered Information Processing in Infants
Susan Schantz, Ph.D., from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and her colleagues found a relationship between prenatal exposure to phthalates and slower processing speed in 7.5-month-old infants.
- February 16, 2021:
- Workplace Chemical Exposure Study Leads to Small Business COVID-19 Awareness Campaign
Small business owners can take advantage of one-on-one training in preventing the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, thanks to a project led by researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
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