- Evaluation of Prenatal Exposure to Bisphenol Analogues on Development and Long-Term Health of the Mammary Gland in Female Mice
Introduction The mammary gland is an essential tissue that is required for lactation and infant nourishment. Like other female reproductive tissues, many hormones and growth factors influence mammary tissue, with the primary drivers depending on the stage of development. Steroid hormones regulate ductal growth, elongation, branching, and differentiation, and exposure to environmental chemicals that […]
- Bone Lead Levels and Risk of Incident Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: The VA Normative Aging Study
Introduction Glaucoma accounts for approximately 8% of global blindness according to the 2010 World Health Organization report (Pascolini and Mariotti 2012). It is the second leading cause of blindness in the world after cataracts, and the leading cause of irreversible loss of vision (Pascolini and Mariotti 2012). Despite the large patient population and severe […]
- White House feared PR ‘nightmare’ over agency’s stricter chemical limits, emails show
Matt Rourke / AP Photo The former Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove and present day Horsham Air Guard Station is shown Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Horsham, Pa. Two types of perfluorocarbons, which have been linked to health problems, were found nearby at levels exceeding recommended limits set by the Environmental Protection […]
- Climate change, pipelines, severance tax: Where the GOP gubernatorial candidates stand
AP Photo/Matt Rourke Candidates from left, seeking the Republican Party’s nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s re-election bid next year, Pennsylvania Sen. Scott Wagner R-York County, Laura Ellsworth and Paul Mango. Pittsburgh attorney Laura Ellsworth, Pittsburgh businessman Paul Mango, and state Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York County) are running for the Republican nomination to oppose […]
- Anti-fracking protesters are removed from 60ft high rig.
Two protesters occupying the rig at a North Yorkshire fracking site have been removed after 24 hours on the platform.
- South Africa commits to shale gas despite adverse court ruling.
South Africa’s mineral resources minister said on Thursday the government remains committed to shale gas exploration despite a court order revoking fracking regulations that pushes back plans to award the first exploration licenses by 2019.