Chuck Miller rellim at tulane.edu
Mon Oct 14 11:38:07 EST 2002

From: Wendy Hessler <w.hessler at cox.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 00:02:25 -0500
Subject: September 02: EEOH Web Site Update


September 2002

Environmental Estrogens and Other Hormones Web Site

Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane and Xavier

Environmental Hormone 2002 Conference
October 17-19, New Orleans, LA

o ED NEWS   (Updated 10 October 02)

-- News roundup
    -  Low doses of weed killer mix increases failed pregnancies
    -  Agency seeks comments on health implications of phytoestrogens
    -  ED expert group formed

-- News briefs
    -  Fish affected by mystery substance
    -  DES contaminates herbal supplement
    -  Mercury update
    -  More on arsenic and treated wood

-- Media Review
    -  Disrupting biological communications
    -  Rachel's series on hormone science

-- Journal scan
    -  Journal highlights fetal origins of adult disease
    -  Study assesses estrogenic potential of pesticides
    -  Various ED studies in Toxicological Sciences

-- Government actions
    -  Federal Register actions
         Diazinon: Reregistration decision and reassessment of 26 uses
         Lindane: Reregistration eligibility decision available
         Reassessed: Sixteen non-contributing OPs
         Methodology for assessing low toxicity pesticide chemicals

-- On the Web
    -  October: Children's Health Month Web Site

-- Books, reports, grants, & more
    -  Endocrine Disruptors

o MEDIA COVERAGE   (Updated 10 October 02)

-- 15 new articles listed

o CONFERENCE KIOSK (Updated 4 October 02)
See http://www.som.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/sources/conference for more
information about these and other meetings

-- 10-13 Oct 02: Society of Environmental Journalists, Baltimore,
Maryland, USA

-- 11-12 Oct 02: Environmental Influences on Reproduction and Development
Chieti, Italy

-- 17-19 Oct 02: e.hormone 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

-- 20-22 Oct 02:  2002 Annual National Forum on Contaminants in Fish,
Burlington, Vermont, USA

-- 21-25 Oct 02: International Congress on Hormones and Cancer, Fukuoko
City, Japan

-- 27-31 Oct 02:  International Society of the Study of Xenobiotics,
Orlando, Florida, USA

-- 15-16 Nov 02:  The Emerging Use of Genomics and Proteomics in
Endocrinology, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

-- 16-20 Nov 02: 23rd Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Annual Meeting (SETAC), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

-- 17-18 Nov 02: The Molecular Basis of Metabolic Regulation, New Orleans,
Louisiana, USA

-- 17-21 Nov 02: SCOPE/IUPAC International Symposium on Endocrine Active
Substances, Yokohama, Japan

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.

To Drop: To be removed from this list, notify the web site manager at
ecme at mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu by writing "Remove from e-update" in the
subject line.

To Add: To be added to the EEOH web site e-mail update list, send a note to
the web site manager at ecme at mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu and include a full name
and e-mail address in the message.

The Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane and Xavier
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.cbr.tulane.edu, e-mail cbr at tcs.tulane.edu, or
phone (504) 585-6910.


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