Panos G. Georgopoulos, professor in the Rutgers School of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Justice, participated in the development of the Fifth National Climate Assessment over the past three years.
Rutgers research finds pollutants from fossil fuel combustion interfere with prenatal hormone activity, affecting reproductive development
This Sunday morning, most people in the United States will turn their clocks back by one hour in observance of daylight saving time, but won’t get “an extra hour” of sleep. Daylight saving time just changes our circadian rhythm, which can disrupt our biological clocks and impact our health.
Pregnant women living in blighted neighborhoods with high levels of known stressors have higher levels of testosterone – the primary sex hormone in males -- which disrupt hormone regulation and may lead to life-threatening complications during and after childbirth, according to Rutgers research.
Gun violence is tied to poverty, unemployment, broken families, disengaged youth and racial segregation, according to a study by the New Jersey Gun Violence Research Center at Rutgers.
International team which includes a Rutgers researcher says innovative recycling methods are needed to protect environment and human health