FW: February 2004: e.hormone Web Site Update

Charles Miller 4amiller at bellsouth.net
Sat Feb 7 22:47:19 EST 2004


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From: Wendy Hessler <w.hessler at cox.net>
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Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 15:12:15 -0600
To: EEOH-L at tulane.edu
Subject: February 2004: e.hormone Web Site Update

WHAT'S NEW ON THE E.HORMONE WEB SITE
    "Your gateway to the environment and hormones"
                   http://e.hormone.tulane.edu


February 6,  2004


o COMMENTARY
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/ViewsArchives/views.html

    -  Metals: An Old Problem with New Tricks
          Long known to impact health, metals pose a new threat as endocrine
          disrupters. Rosslyn Grosely and Marlo Sellin explain sources,
          mechanisms, concerns, and future research needs.


o RESEARCH BRIEFS
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/researchBriefs/researchBriefs.html

    -  Ecosystems to worms: Highlights from January's SICB Symposium
          Mixtures stress frogs
          Broader horizons
          Crabs, shrimp, and mysids, oh my!
          Chemical affects molting lobster
          A different way to be male
          Oil disrupts worm-spawning signals


o GOVERNMENT NEWS
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/

    -  Report: Analysis of Laboratory and Field Studies of Reproductive
       Toxicity in Birds Exposed to Dioxin-Like Compounds

    -  Report: Developing Relative Potency Factors for Pesticide Mixtures:
       Biostatistical Analyses of Joint Dose-Response


o RESOURCES
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/resources.html

    -  Links: Office of Scientific and Technical Information. One stop
       searching for government-sponsored research and data.

    -  Books: Silent Scourge - Children, Pollution, and Why Scientists
       Disagree. The history and impacts of five pollutants illustrate
       effects on children and give insight into the controversy surrounding
      "safe" exposure levels.


o NEWS LINKS
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/news.html

    -  27 news links including:

      - Deca in the Atmosphere
      - Mercury Risk to Newborns Alarming
      - For Science, Nanotech Poses Big Unknowns
      - Danger on Deck?
      - Double Dose of Bad Air Puts Fetuses at Risk
      - Autism Reaching Epidemic Levels
      - Toxins Cited in Farmed Salmon
      - Maternal Smoking Linked to Low Sperm Counts


o CONFERENCE KIOSK
http://e.hormone.tulane.edu/conferenceKiosk.html

-- 2/9/04: Vaccines and Autism, Washington, DC and live Webcast
-- 2/12-16/04: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS),
    Seattle, Washington
--  2/20/04: Obesity: Developmental Origins and Environmental Influences,
     Durham, North Carolina
--  3/21 - 25/04: Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland
--  4/18 - 22/04: SETAC Europe 14th Annual Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic
--  4/19 - 21/04: Screening and Testing Endocrine Disruptor Chemicals:
    Validation and Standardization of Assays, Salt Lake City, Utah
--  6/6 - 9/04: Brominated Flame Retardants Workshop, Toronto, Canada
--  6/23 - 25/04: 4th Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health,
    Budapest, Hungary
--  10/13 - 16/04: e.hormone conference, New Orleans, Louisiana


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