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  • 2000
  • We compared exposure history and the main characteristics of PEM and PLM cases diagnosed in the period 2000-2007. (lww.com)
  • ultimately
  • The extent to which environmental exposures ultimately lead to adverse health effects through an inflammatory pathway is unclear, despite growing evidence for a role of the environment in a wide range of diseases that involve inflammation. (nih.gov)
  • Among human monitoring activities under the GMP, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) / World Health Organization (WHO) monitor human exposure over time in order to evaluate whether the Stockholm agreement is effective in reducing the release of these chemicals into the environment and ultimately human exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • phthalates
  • A novel method for calculating potency-weighted cumulative phthalates exposure with implications for identifying racial/ethnic disparities among U.S. reproductive-aged women in NHANES 2001-2012. (springer.com)
  • 1990
  • In 1990 Singer founded the Science & Environmental Policy Project, and in 2006 was named by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as one of a minority of scientists said to be creating a stand-off on a consensus on climate change. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surveys
  • The surveys include human breast milk samples from a wide range of countries with large differences in food consumption patterns and environmental levels of POPs. (wikipedia.org)
  • assessment
  • These combined efforts are shaping the future of military medicine by supporting enhanced individual exposure assessment methods. (health.mil)
  • Associations
  • Chung Y, Dominici F, Wang Y, Coull BA, Bell ML. Associations between long-term exposure to chemical constituents of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and mortality in Medicare enrollees in the eastern United States. (springer.com)
  • Complex
  • What we release into the environment is just the starting point for a complex series of chemical reactions that can occur, sometimes with unintended consequences," said Adam Ward, lead author of the study and assistant professor in the IU Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs. (eurekalert.org)
  • effects
  • Some observed effects of exposure to dioxins are altered astroglial intracellular calcium ion (Ca2+), decreased glutathione levels, modified neurotransmitter function in the CNS, and loss of pH maintenance. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • The study focuses on the environmental fate of trenbolone acetate, or TBA, a highly potent synthetic analogue of testosterone, used to promote weight gain in beef cattle. (eurekalert.org)
  • consistently
  • Questions still exist regarding why certain veterans showed, and still show, medically unexplained symptoms while others did not, why symptoms are diverse in some and specific in others, and why combat exposure is not consistently linked to having or not having symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • Human exposure to refining and petroleum refinery process derivatives can happen indirectly in the environment. (hindawi.com)
  • Exposure to environmental forces that dramatically alter normal human physiology and can result in significant morbidity and mortality. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • The Global Monitoring Plan (GMP) under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is a programme that enables collection of comparable monitoring data from all regions of the world to assess the effectiveness of the Stockholm Convention in minimizing human and environmental exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs). (wikipedia.org)
  • For human sampling, the focus is on the general population rather than on individuals who may have suffered high exposure to POPs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Protection Agency
  • He was the founding dean of the University of Miami School of Environmental and Planetary Sciences in 1964, and held several government positions, including deputy assistant administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, and chief scientist for the Department of Transportation. (wikipedia.org)
  • potential
  • The division also provides the names of these individuals along with their exposure information to the VA. The VA then notifies individuals of their potential exposure, provides treatment, if necessary, for these individuals and adjudicates any claim for compensation. (health.mil)
  • Finally, we summarize the potential preventive and therapeutic strategies for management of COPD induced by non-cigarette smoke exposure. (springer.com)
  • researchers
  • We suggest that further validation work would aid practicing researchers in choosing among existing and emerging statistical tools for studying exposure mixtures. (springer.com)
  • Studies in which researchers have measured child-specific aspects of the environment have also shown that putative environmental factors, such as parental discipline or warmth, are moderately heritable. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • For example, exposure to malaria-bearing mosquitoes over many generations may have caused the higher allele frequency among certain ethnic groups for the sickle hemoglobin (HbS) allele, a recessive mutation that causes sickle-cell disease but confers resistance against malaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Science
  • Siegfried Fred Singer (born September 27, 1924) is an Austrian-born American physicist and emeritus professor of environmental science at the University of Virginia. (wikipedia.org)
  • conflict
  • Because the results could directly affect rules for chemical manufacturers, this was interpreted by organizations such as the Environmental Working Group as a conflict of interest. (wikipedia.org)
  • doses
  • The team determined dose-response information for each constituent chemical so that even at the highest mixture doses, the rats' exposure to each constituent chemical was at or below the known no-observed-effect level (a level assumed to be safe and often used as a regulatory guide. (ndnr.com)
  • Laboratory animal experiments find that for doses within the range of human exposures, fetal exposure to BPA is linked to developmental and reproductive harm including earlier onset of puberty, increased susceptibility to breast and prostate cancer, and changes in gender-specific behavior caused by altered brain development. (saferchemicals.org)
  • chemical
  • People are exposed to these and other chemicals over their lifetime, yet policy decisions on what is a safe, or acceptable exposure level, look only at how a single chemical affects us. (ndnr.com)
  • stress
  • Environmental prenatal stress exposure, for example, alters glucocorticoid receptor gene expression, gene function, and future stress response in F1 and F2 generations. (wikipedia.org)
  • As rodent offspring are fostered mono-parentally and have no direct exposure with their fathers, offspring born of stressed male rodents provide a good model for transgenerational stress inheritance. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a similar effect, patients with a broken leg joint undergoing as little as three weeks of traction can lose enough back and buttocks muscle mass and strength as to have difficulty sitting without assistance, and experience pain, stress and burning even after a very short ten-minute exposure, when such positioning is contrived during recovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • address
  • The 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment was held from 10-12 March, it was a global platform initiated to inspire innovation to address rising challenges of environmental, economic and social sustainability. (wikipedia.org)
  • The grant allows the Healthy Homes program to address environmental triggers that contribute to illnesses, conduct education and outreach that furthers the goal of protecting families from environmentally induced illnesses. (wikipedia.org)
  • short
  • has shown that birds were able to successfully imitate their tutor's song after relatively short exposure (40 playbacks of the motifs lasting 30 seconds total) over the duration of their sensitive learning period. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • In the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, the Ford School was ranked #1 in social policy (tied with Harvard University), #3 in public policy analysis, #5 in environmental policy and management and health policy and management, and #9 in information and technology management. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Western Europe, existing patterns of environmental racism toward Romani communities have been aggravated by this social shift. (wikipedia.org)
  • Throughout this time, significant social restructuring took place alongside environmental changes. (wikipedia.org)
  • In analyzing environmental marginalization of Romani communities in Romania, anthropologist Enikő Vincze writes that "Environmental racism functions at the intersection of polluting the natural milieu, and of marginalizing social categories inferiorized by racial identification. (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • As a result, only toxigenic molds can accurately be labeled as 'deadly,' and even then, only prolonged and excessive exposure can potentially shorten a person's life. (hunker.com)
  • international
  • Currently, there are four courses which allow students to gain practical experience with policymaking and/or international exposure: Applied Policy Seminar - A semester-long course in which students are assigned to real-world projects for local governments, often requiring assessment of costs/benefits and implications of a policy change. (wikipedia.org)
  • The USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center (CERC) is a self-proclaimed international leader in the field of passive sampling. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program
  • Background The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) andthe Department of Energy (DOE) coordinated implementation of the Electric and Magnetic Fields Research and Public InformationDissemination Program (EMFRAPID Program). (arthurhu.com)
  • public
  • In Central and Eastern Europe, socialist governments have generally prioritized industrial development over environmental protection, in spite of growing public and governmental environmental awareness in the 1960s and 1970s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Europe
  • Environmental racism in Europe has been documented in relation to racialized immigrant and migrant populations alongside Romani (Roma/Gypsy), Yenish, Irish Traveller, and communities (such as the Sami, Komi, and Nenets) from within continental borders. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • In addition, we attempted to assess the relevant time-window of DDE exposure (i.e. at birth or at 4 years). (csic.es)
  • water
  • The themes of the conference included Transportation Engineering, Building Materials and Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Water Resources Engineering and Advances in Civil Engineering. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • The POCIS device was developed and patented by Jimmie D. Petty, James N. Huckins, and David A. Alvarez, of the Columbia Environmental Research Center. (wikipedia.org)