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Conditions Investigated by Environmental Medicine Programs

What types of conditions do environmental medicine programs investigate?

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health has identified the following conditions as being caused or affected by environmental factors. These and other conditions are under investigation for information that will lead to new evaluation procedures, prevention protocols, and treatment plans.

  • allergies and asthma
  • Alzheimer's disease and other neurological disorders
  • birth defects
  • cancer
  • dermatitis
  • emphysema
  • fertility problems
  • goiter
  • heart disease
  • immune deficiency diseases
  • job-related illnesses
  • kidney diseases
  • lead poisoning
  • lung diseases
  • mercury poisoning
  • nervous system disorders
  • obesity
  • osteoporosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • pneumoconiosis
  • Queensland fever
  • reproductive disorders
  • sunburn and skin cancer
  • tooth decay
  • uranium poisoning
  • vision problems
  • waterborne diseases
  • xeroderma pigmentosa
  • yusho poisoning
  • zinc deficiency/zinc poisoning

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Online Resources of Environmental Medicine

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