Environmental Health Perspectives

Environmental Health Perspectives is a peer-reviewed open-access environmental health science journal published monthly by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 7.03.

Publisher
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Country
United States
History
1972-present
Impact factor
8.44 (2015)

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Genetics

Early lead exposure affects gene expression throughout life

A team of researchers led by North Carolina State University biologists Cathrine Hoyo and Randy Jirtle have found links between lead exposure in children and epigenetic alterations in regulatory regions of genes that are ...

Oncology & Cancer

New approach to ID chemicals that raise risk of breast cancer

A study published today in Environmental Health Perspectives outlines a new method for assessing how synthetic chemicals and pollutants may contribute to breast cancer risk. In addition to developing the chemical testing ...

Health

Are some people more at risk from air pollution?

I'm driving in rush hour traffic, waiting for the slow crawl of cars to reach the speed I would be moving had I biked home. My heart rate rises slightly; it's a beautiful summer day and I'm thinking of the many things I'd ...

Health

As days warm, emergency visits, deaths rise

A new study that projects an increase in deaths and emergency visits in Rhode Island as climate change pushes summertime temperatures higher by the end of the century, has also revealed a finding of more immediate public ...

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