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Psoriasis Study health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  psoriasis  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Raleigh  RTP  stim1 

This project will evaluate whether the presence of a protein, called Stim1, in blood immune cells modifies differently the immune response between a person with psoriasis, a person with a chronic inflammatory disease, and a healthy person.

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Plasma Study health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  smoking  study  patient  plasma  clinical studies  volunteer  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  Chapel Hill  oxidative stress 

The project aspires to understand oxidative stress from smoking. Smoking is thought to cause a large increase in direct oxidative stress but also in chronic inflammation which produces a distinct form of oxidative stress.

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NIEHS-EPA Pilot Study of Exposure to Chemicals in Consumer Products chemicals  health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  ingredients  study  patient  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  Chapel Hill  household products 

In a lifetime, a person may encounter tens of thousands of chemicals used as ingredients in the products they buy. It’s not easy to measure these chemicals because the companies that sell the products aren’t required to divulge the exact chemical ingredients.

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Inhaled Nanosilver Study health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  lung  patient  immune response  inhale  clothing  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  silver nanoparticles 

The goal of the Inhaled Nanosilver Study is to assess the impact of inhaled silver nanoparticles on immune responses in the lung.

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Breast Cancer health  science  environment  cells  breast cancer  American Cancer Society 

Approximately 246,000 women in the United States, or 1 in 8, are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.

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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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Body Weight & Puberty Study health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  Puberty  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  overweight girls 

Over the past decade, there has been an alarming trend toward earlier breast development in girls. There have been some recent reports that overweight girls are developing breast tissue earlier than normal weight girls.

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Black Cohosh Study health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  anemia  herbal supplements  folate  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  Black Cohosh  b12 

Black Cohosh is an herbal supplement taken by some women to treat hot flashes, cramps, or other symptoms.

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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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Flame Retardants health effects  chemicals  health  research  science  environment  exposure  flame retardants  PBDE's  TBBPA  HBCD  OPFR's 

Flame retardants are chemicals that are added or applied to materials in order to slow or prevent the start/growth of fire. They have been used in many consumer and industrial products since the 1970s, to decrease the ability of materials to ignite.

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Endocrine Disruptors health  science  environment  endocrine disruptors  hormones  compound  endometriosis 

Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that may interfere with the body’s endocrine system and produce adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects in both humans and wildlife.

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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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Hydraulic Fracturing & Health health  science  environment  Air Quality  water quality  fracturing  hydraulic fracturing  natural gas  drill 

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a method used to extract natural gas and oil from deep rock formations known as shale. Using this method, drilling operators force water, sand, and a mix of chemicals into horizontally drilled wells, causing the shale to crack and release natural gas or oil.

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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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Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs) health  science  exposure  Perfluorinated Chemicals  PFCs  envionment  manufactured compounds 

Many of us have probably seen news stories about something commonly referred to as PFCs or perfluorochemicals. You may not know exactly what they are, but can probably guess that they have something to do with the environment and your health. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency testing program headquartered at NIEHS, are studying many of these compounds.

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