Perfluoroalkyl substances, PFASs, are crossing the blood brain barrier of polar bears/ Next up Humans

Contact: Robert Letcher robert.letcher@ec.gc.ca 01-161-329-13563 Aarhus University Environmental toxins enter the brain tissue of polar bears PerFluoroAlkyl Substances (PFASs) and precursor compounds have been used in a wide variety of commercial and industrial products over the past six decades. Applications include water and oil repellent coatings, e.g. for textiles, paper products, carpets and food packaging,…

Infections increase risk of mood disorders

Contact: Michael Eriksen Benrós benros@ncrr.dk 45-26-25-52-39 Aarhus University New research shows that every third person who is diagnosed for the first time with a mood disorder has been admitted to hospital with an infection prior to the diagnosis New research shows that every third person who is diagnosed for the first time with a mood…