Dr. Merced-Nieves, PhD, is interviewed by Contemporary Pediatrics Editor Joshua Fitch, discussing her August 2023 study examining the association of prenatal exposures to a metal mixture and stress and the potential health effects.
Type 2 diabetes is a major public health concern rising rapidly, with the number of people diagnosed with the disease worldwide more than doubling in the past 20 years. Researchers from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research found that exposure to air pollution was associated with higher risks for developing diabetes.
Dr. Martha M. (Mara) Téllez Rojo, a Mexican National Institute of Public Health member and a principal investigator in the PROGRESS cohort, was awarded the “Dr. Everardo Landa” Award. The award was presented to her by the National Academy of Medicine in Mexico for the best admission article.
Researchers from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research found that exposure to heat and air pollution was associated with lower birth weight, an indicator for lifetime development.
Dr. Shanna Swan, reproductive epidemiologist and senior author of this study, discusses the implications of the precipitous decline for human and planetary health, how everyday chemicals are impacting our fertility.