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Obesogens

health  research  science  environment  weight  overweight  gene  conditions and diseases  obesogens  obese 

Scientists are exploring the role that chemicals may play in weight gain and obesity.

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Cigarette Smoke

cigarette smoke  health  research  science  environment  smoking  secondhand smoke  toxic chemicals  allergies 

Cigarette smoke contains a number of toxic chemicals and irritants. People with allergies may be more sensitive to cigarette smoke than others and research studies indicate that smoking may aggravate allergies.

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Disaster Research Response Efforts

health  research  science  global  environment  hurricane  Global Health  disaster research response efforts  terrorism  flood 

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and other agencies that make up the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are set up to immediately respond and protect the health of our nation during disasters and other emergencies.

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Hexavalent Chromium

health  research  science  environment  metal  Hexavalent chromium  chromium (III)  chromium (VI)  exposure to chromium 

Hexavalent chromium is a form of the metallic element chromium. Chromium is a naturally occurring element found in rocks, animals, plants, soil, and volcanic dust and gases.

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Neurological Diseases and Disorders

health  research  science  global  environment  alzheimer's disease  Global Health  global environmental health  geh  health impacts of climate change  neurological diseases and disorders  Alzheimer's  Parkinson’s disease  Parkinson's 

Neurological diseases and disorders are those that affect the brain, including Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke

health  research  science  global  environment  stroke  heart attack  Global Health  global environmental health  geh  health impacts of climate change  cardiovascular disease 

Cardiovascular disease refers to a class of diseases that pertain to the heart of blood vessels, and is the leading cause of death in the United States.

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Occupational Health

health  research  science  environment  workers  population research  workplace hazards  jobs 

Occupational health refers to the identification and control of the risks arising from physical, chemical, and other workplace hazards in order to establish and maintain a safe and healthy working environment.

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Autism

health  research  science  children  vaccine  environment  child  diseases  communication  conditions  autism  asd  mercury  autism spectrum disorder 

Autism, also known as ASD, is a spectrum of disorders that causes impairment in social interaction, as well as the presence of repetitive, restricted behaviors and interests.

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RSV Infection and Asthma Study

health  research  science  asthma  adults  north carolina  tgf-beta  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

Asthma patients seem to be more prone to viral infections, and NIEHS scientists believe that the cells that line these patients' airways, cause this result by overproducing TGF-beta1, a protein that promotes viral growth. This study seeks participants with and without asthma to contribute airway cell samples.

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Sample Collection Registry

health  research  science  adults  environment  north carolina  registry  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

Researchers are interested in developing a registry protocol to obtain biologic and environmental samples anonymously from adult volunteers for use in laboratory tests and studies. The samples will be used to determine if new tests are sufficiently valid and precise to be used in research studies and for quality control purposes.

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