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Pathogenic Studies in Families with Twins or Siblings Discordant for Systemic Rheumatic Disorders

health  research  science  environment  maryland  immune  clinical  study  DC  patient  bethesda  families with twins  systemic rheumatic disorders  pathogenic studies  rheumatic  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  autoimune 

The goal of this study is to examine the genetic and environmental risk factors in the development of autoimmune diseases in twins and same-sex siblings, when one has an autoimmune disease and the other does not.

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Kids-Games

science  holidays  kids  numbers  games  winter  Music  clues  riddles  puzzles  brainteasers  songs 

Scientists get to solve puzzles every day, because science and research involve finding solutions from the clues that we are given. Puzzles, brainteasers, riddles, and songs are provided for kids' enjoyment.

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Effect of SNPs in p53 and p53 Response Elements on the Inflammatory Response to DNA Damage

health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  p53  dna damage  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  healthy volunteer 

The gene p53 suppresses cancer and inflammation in the body, and NIEHS investigators speculate that changes in p53 lead to changes in inflammation and the ability to repair DNA damage.

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E-Cigs and Smoking Study

health  research  science  environment  north carolina  tobacco  clinical  smoking  study  patient  tobacco exposure  e-cigs  volunteer  e-cigarette  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States, which translates to causing nearly one of every five deaths.

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Sample Collection Registry for Quality Control of Biological and Environmental Specimens and Assay Development and Testing

health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  sample collection registry for quality control of biological and environmental specimens  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.

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Lupus

health  research  science  environment  immune system  lupus  chronic disease  autoimmune diseases 

Lupus is a chronic disease that causes the immune system to attack the body’s own tissues and organs, resulting in inflammation of the skin, joints, blood, and kidneys.

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Lead

lead  health  research  science  environment  michigan  cardiovascular  water  kidney  Infertility  environmental agents  lead exposure  ntp  gas  toxicology  IQ  Flint  paint  metal  nerve 

Lead is a naturally occurring metal found deep within the ground. It occurs in small amounts in ore, along with other elements such as silver, zinc or copper.

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Formaldehyde

cancer  formaldehyde  health  research  science  environment  house  occupational  carcinogen  environmental agents  ntp  toxicology  flooring  floor  particleboard  furniture  paneling  cabinets  preservative  hair smoothing 

Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical widely used to make home building products.

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Biomarkers

health  research  science  environment  environmental chemicals  Biomarkers  human diseases 

Biomarkers are key molecular or cellular events that link a specific environmental exposure to a health outcome.

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The Role of Glucocorticoid Receptor SNPs in Receptor Function and Metabolic Disease

health  research  science  arthritis  diabetes  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  stress  patient  dexamethasone  metabolic disease  glucocorticoid receptor snps  volunteer  hormones  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham 

NIEHS researchers theorize that changes in the surface proteins of cells called receptors may predispose people to diseases, such as heart disease, arthritis, and diabetes.

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