ENVIRONMENTAL ESTROGENS AND OTHER HORMONES WEB SITE, DECEMBER 2000

Charles Miller rellim at tulane.edu
Mon Jan 8 14:36:17 EST 2001


WHAT¹S NEW ON CBR¹S
ENVIRONMENTAL ESTROGENS AND OTHER HORMONES
WEB SITE

DECEMBER 2000

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Environmental Estrogens and Other Hormones Web site
http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/

Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane and Xavier
Universities
http://www.cbr.tulane.edu

Environmental hormone 2001
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu
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o ED NEWS   (Updated 1/05/01)
http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/newsviews/whatsnew/

-- News roundup
    Chemical mixture associated with Parkinson's disease
    Salmon switch gender
    DES exposure linked to infertility, bad pregnancy outcomes
    World unites to ban 12 POPs
     Pesticide briefs


-- Government actions
    Norway to regulate alkylphenols
    NTP Board says list estrogen as carcinogen
    Newest organophosphate reassessment documents


-- Media madness
    -  Dioxin levels in breast milk higher with fat consumption,
Associated Press.
    -  Low doses of common chemical have science in a quandary,
Chicago Tribune.
    -  Doctors find girls' early puberty cause for concern,
       Chicago Tribune.
    -  The making of an 8-year-old woman, New York Times
    -  Some epilepsy drugs taken during pregnancy may impair
brain development, Intelihealth
    -  Chemical firms settle DDT suit, Los Angeles Times
    -  Europe is told it may not be safe to eat fish, either, New
York Times


-- Web mania
    -  Endocrine disruptors: Chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and
personal care products, American Water Works Association
    -  breastcancer.net


--  Books, reports & more
    -  Book: Something New Under the Sun
    -  Grant: Children's vulnerability to toxic substances in the
environment




o RESEARCH BRIEFS   (Updated 1/05/01)
http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/newsviews/research/briefs

-- Nine new research paper reviews




o CONFERENCE KIOSK   (Updated 12/28/00)
http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/sources/conference/

-- New conference listings:

    7/2-4/01: The 7th International Interdisciplinary Conference
on the Environment, San Francisco, California

   10/14-17/01: e.hormone 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana




o MEDIA COVERAGE   (Updated 1/08/01)
http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/sources/media/

-- 25 new articles listed




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Environmental Estrogens and Other Hormones (EEOH), part of the
Environmental Concepts Made Easy (ECME) Web site, is an
educational service and an interactive forum where those
interested in environmental estrogens and other environmental
hormones can find accurate, timely information and contribute to
ongoing public debate.

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Universities (CBR) maintains the ECME Web site. CBR researchers
collaborate across disciplines, departments, and universities to
study and propose solutions to environmental problems. For
inquiries, visit the CBR Web site at
http://www.som.tulane.edu/cbr, e-mail cbr at tcs.tulane.edu, or
phone (504) 585-6910.
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