Signs of pre-symptomatic stiffening of the arteries were seen in kids with daily exposure to auto emissions, a USC study finds.
By Cristine Hall Proving a link between toxic airborne substances in war zones and resulting respiratory illness has been a challenge for many veterans who were deployed in Southwest Asia during post 9/11 wars. Deployment to this region exposed servicemembers with a multitude of airborne hazards including dust, military vehicle
By Leigh Hopper More than a half-million Americans are exposed to oil and gas “flaring” events — the burning off of excess natural gas at production sites — resulting in potentially serious health risks, according to new research from USC and UCLA. “Our findings show that flaring is an environmental
The NIH-funded Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center (SCEHSC, scehsc.usc.edu), based at the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences, is pleased to announce its 2021 Pilot Projects Program, supporting one-year research projects that aim to promote the understanding of environmental exposures and human disease.
Jiu-Chiuan Chen, University of Southern California Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the ability to carry out daily tasks. As scientists search for a cure, we have been learning more about the genetic and environmental factors that can
The NIH-funded Maternal And Developmental Risks from Environmental and Social Stressors Center of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research (MADRES, madres.usc.edu), based at the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences, is pleased to announce its Pilot Projects Program, supporting one-year research projects that aim to address scientific gaps in