FW: Jan/Feb 01: ENVIRONMENTAL ESTROGENS AND OTHER HORMONESWEB SITE

Charles Miller rellim at tulane.edu
Fri Mar 9 12:08:18 EST 2001


WHAT¹S NEW ON CBR¹S
ENVIRONMENTAL ESTROGENS AND OTHER HORMONES
WEB SITE

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001

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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 Conference
October 18-20, New Orleans, LA
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu
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o ED NEWS   (Updated 3/7/01)
http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/newsviews/whatsnew/

-- News roundup
    -  Arsenic may be newest endocrine disruptor
    -  Pesticides may raise risk of fetal death
    -  Groups say early puberty not fact yet</A>
    -  Mercury
        - CDC finds high mercury levels in some women
        - Mercury cited in failure of food inspection programs
   
        - FDA, EPA warn pregnant women about mercury in fish
        - Sulfur fertilizers may increase mercury in Everglades
        - Mercury's environmental impact focus of three events
    -  Dioxin listed as cancer-causing agent
    -  EEOH part of extended textbooks

-- Government actions
    European Commission adopts new chemical strategy
    Organophosphate reassessment documents: Atrazine and Diazinon


-- Media madness
    -  Flame retardant found in Great Lakes salmon, ENN
    -  Early onset puberty press briefing, Env. Media Serv.
    -  Early signs of puberty evident, AP
    -  Plastics possible culprits in early puberty, Plastics News
    -  Diesel gases masculinize fetal rodents, Science News
    -  Macho waters, Science News


-- On the web
    -  United Nation's Environment Program
    -  PestLaw Online Discussion Forums and Job Bank
    -  Proceedings, Children's Environmental Health Symposium


--  Books, reports, jobs, & more
    -  Job: Postdoctoral position in South Africa
    -  Conference: Abstract deadline
    -  Journal devotes issue to finding toxicology information



o CONFERENCE KIOSK   (Updated 2/28/01)
http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/sources/conference/

-- New conference listings:

    4/9-10/01: Methylmercury Symposium: Impacts on
Wildlife and Human Health, Charleston, South Carolina

    5/7-8/01: Effectively Communicating Health Risks from Fish
Contaminants,
Chicago, Illinois

    5/8-10/01: Workshop on the Fate, Transport, and
Transformation of
Mercury in Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments, West Palm Beach,
Florida

    6/20-23/01: Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Denver,
Colorado

   10/18-20/01: e.hormone 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana

   11/11-15/01: SETAC, Baltimore, Maryland




o MEDIA COVERAGE   (Updated 3/7/01)
http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/sources/media/

-- 22 new articles listed




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