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Bisphenol A (BPA)

health  research  science  environment  bisphenol a  bpa  exposure to bpa  ntp  toxicology  polycarbonate  food containers  plastic  bottles 

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical produced in large quantities for use primarily in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins.

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EPR: DNA & Your Environment Study

research  science  environment  north carolina  study  DNA  environmental polymorphisms registry  epr  dna registry  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

The Environmental Polymorphisms Registry (EPR) is a long-term research project to collect and store DNA from up to 20,000 North Carolinians in a biobank. By donating blood to the project, you will help scientists discover changes in our genes as a result of environmental exposures that may increase or decrease our risk for common diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

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MYORISK Study

health  research  adults  environment  childhood  north carolina  myorisk study  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  autoimmune disease 

A study is being conducted for individuals with the autoimmune disease polymyositis or dermatomyositis. The goal of this research study is to better understand the environmental risk factors that may result in these diseases.

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Calcinosis Study

health  research  science  north carolina  study  Calcium  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  Calcinosis 

This study will find out more about calcinosis, the development of calcium deposits in various parts of the body, in people with dermatomyositis (DM) and juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM). Calcinosis can be painful and cause disabilities and other problems, so scientists want to find treatments for it.

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NHALES: Asthma Study

health  research  science  asthma  environment  north carolina  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  NHALES Study 

Your participation in Natural History of Asthma with Longitudinal Environmental Sampling (NHALES) Asthma Study will contribute to research on how the environment affects the human body and asthma. Please consider joining today.

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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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Body Weight and Puberty Study

health  research  science  childhood  north carolina  Puberty  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  overweight girls 

Girls seem to be going through puberty a lot earlier these days and doctors think it may be related to body weight. This study researches whether overweight girls go through puberty earlier than normal weight girls.

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Soy Infant Formula

health  research  science  food  infants  environment  formula  Isoflavones  Soy 

Soy formula is an infant food made using soy protein and other components. It is fed to infants as a supplement or replacement for human milk or cow milk formula.

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Styrene

cancer  health  research  science  environment  house  occupational  carcinogen  environmental agents  ntp  styrene  toxicology  Tobacco smoke  building materials  photocopiers 

Styrene is a colorless, flammable liquid, which has a sweet odor and is highly volatile.

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Effect of Innate Immunity on the Inflammatory Response to Endotoxin

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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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