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High Exposure to Radiofrequency Radiation Linked to Tumor Activity in Male Rats


High exposure to radiofrequency radiation (RFR) in rodents resulted in tumors in tissues surrounding nerves in the hearts of male rats, but not female rats or any mice, according to draft studies from the National Toxicology Program (NTP). The...
2-Feb-2018 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Telephone Press Conference: NTP Draft Conclusions for Radiofrequency Radiation Studies in Rats and Mice

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) will hold a telephone press conference to summarize and answer questions about draft reports on the health effects of radiofrequency radiation exposure in rats and mice. The studies used radiofrequency radiation...
1-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Roadmap to Guide Progress Toward Replacing Animal Use in Toxicity Testing


Sixteen federal agencies partnered to develop a strategic roadmap that offers a new framework for the safety testing of drugs and chemicals, which aims to provide more human relevant toxicology data while reducing the use of animals. The roadmap was...
30-Jan-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Tool Visualizes Employment Trends in Biomedical Science


Scientists looking for jobs after completing their training may soon have a new tool that helps them evaluate various career paths. The new tool uses a method that was developed by scientists at the National Institute of Environmental Health...
24-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Brian Berridge Tapped to Manage National Toxicology Program


The National Toxicology Program (NTP) has named Brian Berridge, D.V.M., Ph.D., as its new Associate Director. Berridge, formerly of GlaxoSmithKline, will oversee day-to-day operations as NTP coordinates toxicology research and testing across nine...
12-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Defending Against Environmental Stressors May Shorten Lifespan


A shorter life may be the price an organism pays for coping with the natural assaults of daily living, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues in Japan. The scientists used fruit flies to examine the...
20-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Allergens Widespread in Largest Study of U.S. Homes


Allergens are widespread, but highly variable in U.S. homes, according to the nation’s largest indoor allergen study to date. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health report that over 90 percent of homes had three or more detectable...
14-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

DNA Damage Caused by Cancer Treatment Reversed by ZATT Protein


An international team led by scientists at the National Institutes of Health is the first to discover a new way that cells fix an important and dangerous type of DNA damage known as a DNA-protein cross-link (DPC). The researchers found that a...
6-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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