News Releases from NIEHS
- August 5, 2022:
- NIH First to Develop 3D Structure of Twinkle Protein
Sparks new hope for patients with mitochondrial diseases.
- July 11, 2022:
- Preterm Birth More Likely With Exposure to Phthalates
NIH study of pregnant women confirms link with chemicals that could put pregnancy at risk.
- May 3, 2022:
- NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2022: Toward Improved Asthma Care
Today on World Asthma Day, the National Institutes of Health reaffirms its commitment to biomedical research aimed at preventing the onset of asthma, understanding its underlying causes, and improving the treatment of it.
News Releases from NIEHS-funded Researchers
- August 12, 2022:
- Air Pollution and Stress Alter Brains and Social Behavior of Male Mice
Smog and stress while pregnant alters brain connections in developing males but not females, leading to autism-like social behavior.
- August 3, 2022:
- New York City Switch to Clean Buses Cut Air Pollution
The transition of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) bus fleet in New York City to cleaner fuels and engines was followed by declines in air pollution, particularly nitrous oxide.
- July 27, 2022:
- Lactating Mice Pass Along Common Antimicrobial to Pups, Initiating Liver Damage
Triclosan is used in everything from cleaners to pesticides to toys; researchers say exposure early in life may lay groundwork for future development of fatty liver disease.