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Asthma

health  research  science  asthma  environment  lung  inhaler  inflammatory disease  breathing  breath  airway 

Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the lung. This inflammatory process can occur along the entire airway from the nose to the lung.

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Dioxins

health effects  cancer  health  research  science  food  milk  environment  miscarriage  dioxins  pcb  superfund  Agent Orange  TCDD  emissions  industrial  PCBs  fish  butter  persistent organic pollutants 

Dioxins are mainly byproducts of industrial practices. They are produced through a variety of incineration processes, including improper municipal waste incineration and burning of trash, and can be released into the air during natural processes, such as forest fires and volcanoes.

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Ozone

health  research  science  environment  air  environmental agents  ozone  breathing  breath 

Ozone is a highly reactive form of oxygen.

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Effect of Innate Immunity on the Inflammatory Response to Endotoxin

health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  inflammation  patient  immune system  innate immunity  endotoxin  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

Innate immunity is the process by which white blood cells and other parts of the immune system sense and respond to potential infections by causing an inflammation.

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Evaluation Metrics

health  research  evaluation  training  science  environment  program  grants  manual  research funded by niehs  peph  partnerships for environmental public health  metric  analysis 

The PEPH Evaluation Metrics Manual provides examples of tangible metrics that grantees and program staff can use for both planning and evaluation.

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Ginkgo

health  research  science  environment  ntp  herbal supplements  ginkgo  ginkgo biloba 

Ginkgo or Ginkgo biloba is one of the world’s oldest living tree species. Ginkgo has been used for many years for a variety of medicinal purposes.

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Acrylamide

cigarette smoke  health  research  science  food  environment  high temperature  Acrylamide  fry  Maillard reaction 

Acrylamide is a chemical widely used during the manufacturing of paper, dye, and other industrial products. It can also be formed when certain foods are cooked at high temperatures. Frying, baking, or roasting certain foods, such as potatoes or grains, can create acrylamide. French fries and potato chips, for example, may have measurable acrylamide levels. Acrylamide is also found in cigarette smoke.

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For Educators

health  research  science  environment  lesson plans  interviews with scientists  storybooks  toxicology  demonstration  teacher  teach  teaching  training programs for educators 

Looking for some resources to help you teach kids about environmental health? Here are some good sources for lesson plans, activities, educational materials, and more.

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Gene-Environment Interaction

health  research  science  environment  DNA  genetics  gene  environmental agents  understanding science  basic research 

Nearly all diseases result from a complex interaction between an individual’s genetic make-up and the environmental agents that he or she is exposed to.

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Environmental Risk Factors for the Development of Myositis in Military Personnel

health  research  science  environment  maryland  clinical  study  DC  patient  bethesda  myositis  environmental risk factors  military  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study 

This study attempts to determine if environmental and geographic exposures may be related to the development of myositis during military service and to obtain an initial understanding of the possible mechanisms involved.

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