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Article ID: 694240

The ‘Indoor Generation’: New, Global Research Shows Vast Misconceptions Regarding How Much Time People Spend Indoors, Understanding Of Potential Health Impacts Of Indoor Air Pollutants, Especially For Children

The Velux Group

New research shows more than three-quarters of people (77 percent) are not aware that indoor air can be as much as five times more polluted than outside air. In addition, respondents significantly underestimate the amount of time they spend indoors.

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Article ID: 694495

NIH Scientists Develop Novel Technique to Study Brain Disease

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

A new tool developed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health has determined, for the first time, how two distinct sets of neurons in the mouse brain work together to control movement. The method, called spectrally resolved fiber photometry (SRFP), can be used to measure the activity of these neuron groups in both healthy mice and those with brain disease. The scientists plan to use the technique to better understand what goes wrong in neurological disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). The study appeared online May 3 in the journal Neuron.

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Article ID: 694301

IU Experts Available to Comment on U.S. Rise in Illness From Ticks, Mosquitoes and Fleas

Indiana University

A recently released report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that since 2004, the number of people who get diseases from mosquito, tick and flea bites has more than tripled in the U.S., and that nine of these diseases have been discovered or newly introduced in the country. The following Indiana University experts are available to comment on how these insects spread, the diseases they carry and the relationship between pathogens and their hosts.

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Article ID: 694295

The Medical Minute: Easing the Itch of Poison Ivy and Poison Oak

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring the arrival of troublesome plants such as poison ivy and poison oak that can cause mild to severe allergic reactions.

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Article ID: 694219

Migratory Animals Carry More Parasites, Says Study

University of Georgia

Every year, billions of animals migrate across the globe, carrying parasites with them and encountering parasites through their travels. Now, a team of researchers at the University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology discovered that animals known to migrate long distances are infected by a greater number of parasite species than animals that do not migrate.

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Article ID: 694182

Volcanic Eruption Impacts Environment and Economy, Raises Questions About Zoning and Development, Says University of Redlands Professor Nicholas Reksten

University of Redlands

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7-May-2018 8:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694097

Vector Ecologist Available to Discuss Factors That Influence Mosquito Ecology and Evolution

Washington University in St. Louis

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Traffic-Related Pollution Linked to Risk of Asthma in Children

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

New research led by scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggest that long-term exposure to traffic-related pollution significantly increases the risk of pediatric asthma, especially in early childhood.

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CWD Prions Discovered in Soil Near Wisconsin Mineral Licks for the First Time

University of Wisconsin-Madison

New research out of the University of Wisconsin–Madison has, for the first time, detected prions responsible for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in samples taken from sites where deer congregate.

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Article ID: 693972

Mercury Rising: Are the Fish We Eat Toxic?

Universite de Montreal

Canadian researchers say industrial sea fishing may be exposing people in coastal and island nations to excessively high levels of mercury.

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3-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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