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The following lists are of the titles to news articles posted to the web site in the past (from 2004 through 2013).

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2010-2013

  • 2013 Election Results 2013-07-03 10:23:12
  • Announcement of the ASTS Satellite Conference/Mixer at SOT 2013-02-15 22:54:59
  • 2013 Conference Announcement. Update: SUSPENDED 2012-11-27 18:00:18
  • EPA Announces Kenneth Olden Is ORD's New Director of NCEA and HHRAP 2012-06-06 11:12:17
  • The Society of Toxicology launches the Global Senior Scholar Exhange Program 2011-08-04 16:46:36
  • Announcement of 2011 ASTS Election Results 2011-08-02 14:55:58
  • 2011 ASTS nominations for and election of General and Publicity Secretaries 2011-07-10 16:56:38
  • ASTS Announces 2011 Nomination and Election 2011-01-10 11:17:31
  • DEVELOPMENT OF TOXICOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURES IN AFRICA: UNDERSTANDING THE PREMISE AND MAPPING THE APPROACH 2011-01-03 16:43:32
  • ASTS Announces Travel Award Recipients to the 2011 SOT Annual Meeting 2010-12-23 15:37:59
  • CSTS/SETAC Africa 2011 Meeting 2010-12-23 15:34:57
  • 2011 ASTS Travel Awards 2010-11-02 17:56:15
  • IUTOX International Congress of Toxicology XII 2010-01-08 13:41:01
  • Country/Regional Chapters Survey 2010-01-07 17:30:56

2009

  • Africans boycott meetings at UN climate talks 2009-11-03 14:12:59
  • Harmonisation of toxicology issues between developed and developing countries 2009-10-22 16:21:24
  • Travel Award to 7th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries 2009-07-31 09:13:52
  • Update on Moxidectin Clinical Trials in Africa 2009-04-12 21:02:58
  • Register now for ASTS Satellite Conference 2009 2009-03-03 14:56:36
  • Lead for car batteries poisons an African town 2009-01-13 12:57:22
  • REPORT ON THE 3RD ZETA-12 SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE 2009-01-09 14:57:52
  • DEVELOPMENT OF TOXICOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURES IN AFRICA: UNDERSTANDING THE PREMISE AND MAPPING THE APPROACH 2009-01-09 14:53:46

2008

  • World Malaria Report 2008 from the World Health Organization 2008-11-07 12:00:29
  • Olden Leaves NIH to Start New School of Public Health 2008-09-26 18:51:18
  • Moka Lantum Named 2008-09 Minett Professor 2008-09-26 18:41:10
  • TOXSA invites you to 7th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries (7CTDC) 2008-02-21 13:09:47
  • 2nd ZETA-12 Scientific Conference Report 2008-02-12 18:58:57
  • Press Release - 2008 Travel Awards for SOT Meeting in Seattle, WA 2008-02-07 18:03:17

2007

  • New International Award from the IMTOX SS for SOT Meetings 2007-10-31 12:29:17
  • Informational session at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology Seattle, Washington - March 19, 2008 2007-10-25 19:13:09
  • 2008 Travel Awards for Society of Toxicology Meeting in Seattle 2007-10-18 12:54:19
  • Country Correspondents Sought for the National Library of Medicine's World Library of Toxicology Program 2007-08-13 16:27:26
  • Country Profiles for environmental burden of diseases for WHO Afro Region 2007-08-09 19:40:22
  • REPORT ON THE 2007 AFRICA EDUCATION INITIATIVE 2007-08-09 19:34:49
  • Environmental Health Perspective Article on ASTS Cameroon Conference, 2006 2007-06-24 14:35:35
  • Mike Dourson Appointed as ASTS Advisor 2007-04-27 12:48:51
  • Announcement of ASTS election results 2007-03-15 14:06:26
  • 2007 ASTS Annual Meeting/Social - A special interest group focused on toxicology issues in Africa 2007-03-15 13:55:38

2006

  • Volunteers Needed 2006-08-01 16:52:26
  • LETHAL CYANIDE SPILL IN GHANA OUTRAGES GOLD MINING COMMUNITIES 2006-07-29 15:27:15
  • 2006 ASTS RISK ASSESSMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE TRAINING WORKSHOP 2006-06-06 21:05:33
  • Request for Quote for 2006 ASTS RISK ASSESSMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE TRAINING WORKSHOP, LIMBE, CAMEROON – OCTOBER 21-28, 2006. 2006-05-23 17:22:16
  • 2006 ASTS Annual Symposium 2006-02-27 18:44:28
  • Invitation to the 2006 ASTS Symposium in San Diego, California, USA. 2006-02-27 18:39:33
  • Agenda for the 2006 ASTS Symposium in San Diego, CA 2006-02-27 11:49:35

2005 Group A

  • Message From The President 2005-09-17 20:00:00
  • ASTS Web Site Migration 2005-07-17 18:14:00
  • COMING SOON - THE 2006 ASTS Conference in Cameroon, Africa 2005-06-27 07:58:00
  • Alcohol poisoning kills 49 Kenyans 2005-06-27 07:32:00
  • Toxic releases decline, but worst soups persist 2005-06-26 14:56:00
  • Rural mobile phone users 'risk tumours' 2005-06-26 14:56:00
  • Why puberty now begins at seven 2005-06-26 14:55:00
  • Accidents reveal troubles at Mexico's oil monopoly 2005-06-26 14:55:00
  • Saudis lobby to limit liability on additive 2005-06-26 14:55:00
  • Luxury of modern cars weighs heavy on the environment 2005-06-26 14:54:00

2005 Group B

  • Study connects banned pesticides to brain ailments 2005-06-26 14:54:00
  • BP leads nation in refinery fatalities 2005-06-26 14:54:00
  • Mine poisons Alaska EPA listing 2005-06-26 14:53:00
  • Fledgling carbon market starts to fly: World Bank 2005-06-26 14:53:00
  • To Replace Oil, U.S. Experts See Amber Waves of Plastic 2005-06-26 14:52:00
  • Senator slams Scots scientists for testing toxic pesticides on humans 2005-06-26 14:52:00
  • 2005 ASTS Member registration comes with special $25 value FREE gift 2005-06-01 00:39:00
  • Revealed: health fears over secret study into GM food 2005-06-01 00:14:00
  • Ultraclean diesel: Coming soon to a vehicle near you? 2005-06-01 00:14:00
  • Is your house a home to health risks? 2005-06-01 00:13:00
  • Global warming threatening traditional medicine 2005-06-01 00:13:00
  • New cancer warning on food mulled 2005-06-01 00:13:00
  • In Africa, Lifting the Pall of Smoke From Cooking 2005-06-01 00:13:00
  • The Ayurveda Wars:India’s traditional system of medicine is under the microscope 2005-06-01 00:04:00
  • Nut allergy link to skin creams 2005-06-01 00:04:00

2005 Group C

  • UN food agency warns sub-Saharan Africa risks most from global warming 2005-06-01 00:04:00
  • Cancer seen in family members of asbestos workers 2005-06-01 00:03:00
  • Study: Pthalates and Genital Birth Defects. 2005-06-01 00:03:00
  • Scientists link plastic food containers with breast cancer 2005-06-01 00:03:002005 01/01 - 05/31
  • DuPont settles in Teflon case 2005-05-08 10:43:00
  • Are synthetic chemicals leaching into the environment and changing behaviour? 2005-05-08 10:43:00
  • Food Flavouring - Scientific Advice 2005-05-08 10:42:00
  • Estrogen Imitator in Womb May Lead to Cancer in Men, Study Finds 2005-05-08 10:42:00
  • Regional Conference on Food Safety for Africa. 2005-05-08 10:41:00
  • Improving food systems in sub-Saharan Africa 2005-05-08 10:41:00
  • Lecture Series in Toxicology and Pathology 2005-05-08 10:40:00
  • 'Nodding disease' hits Sudan 2005-05-07 19:55:00
  • Toxic Lice Treatment Under Scrutiny 2005-05-07 19:54:00
  • Grave Concern Over Return of Malaria Due To Climate Change 2005-05-07 19:54:00
  • 2005-2006 Executive of the ASTS 2005-04-07 13:54:00
  • 2006 Toxicology Conference Planned for Cameroon, Africa 2005-04-04 18:51:00
  • Membership drive and REGISTRATION 2005-04-04 18:50:00
  • Proceedings of the ASTS Meeting in New Orleans 2005-04-04 18:50:00
  • 2005 ASTS-NEF Travel Award Recipients and abstracts 2005-04-04 18:45:00
  • Site Down Time Scheduled for 3/27/2005 2005-03-25 19:54:00
  • 2005 NEF-NVRI Toxicology Internship Program Announcement 2005-03-21 21:45:00
  • Institute for OneWorld Health 2005-03-21 21:45:00
  • Moxidectin – An Example of Wyeth’s Commitment to Provide Access to Medicines 2005-03-21 21:24:00

2005 Group D

  • Wyeth Collaborates With The World Health Organization (WHO) 2005-03-21 21:23:00
  • 42nd Congress of The European Societies of Toxicology 2005-03-02 19:19:00
  • 2005 ASTS SYMPOSIUM 2005-01-30 17:26:00
  • PRESS RELEASE 2005-01-30 17:11:00
  • The 7th Annual Africa Business Conference Beyond Natural Resources 2005-01-30 16:39:00
  • Africa Lagging in Climate Change Studies 2005-01-30 16:30:00
  • Tenofovir (Viread) Tested to Prevent HIV Infection 2005-01-30 16:28:00
  • CAMEROON: Clinical trial of anti-HIV drug on sex workers in question 2005-01-30 16:27:00
  • Furor in Africa Over Drug for Women With H.I.V. 2005-01-30 16:23:00

2004 Group A

  • Understanding the Fake Drugs Phenomenon 2004-12-20 13:08:00
  • Sustainable Futures (SF) Pilot Project 2004-12-20 12:57:00
  • END OF YEAR MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT 2004-12-20 12:46:00
  • Web Site Down Time During November 2004-11-01 18:40:00
  • Message from the President of ASTS - November 1 2004-10-31 14:55:00
  • AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY AT RHODES UNIVERSITY 2004-10-31 14:38:00
  • Controversies of organic pesticides 2004-10-31 14:38:00
  • 2005-06 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES FELLOWSHIPS 2004-10-31 14:37:00
  • Toxicology Training Fellowship - University of Texas Medical Branch 2004-10-31 14:37:00
  • Focus on Ecotoxicology Research in Africa 2004-10-31 14:37:00
  • 'RECENT ADVANCES IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH 2004-10-29 13:55:00
  • Message from the President of ASTS - October 1, 2004 2004-10-01 13:05:00
  • Proceedings of 2004 PANWAT meeting, Bend, Oregon, USA 2004-10-01 12:49:00
  • Setting tolerable intake levels for dioxins, furans and dioxin-like PCB’s 2004-09-06 15:14:00
  • Cleansing and Removal Method and Technique for Lead Contaminated Dermal Surfaces 2004-09-06 15:13:00
  • Message from the President of ASTS – September 1, 2004 2004-09-02 21:28:00
  • 2005 ASTS Travel Award - Press Release 2004-09-02 21:26:00
  • Call for Abstracts: PANWAT 2004 Annual Meeting 2004-09-02 20:55:00
  • Scientific pubishing to change soon 2004-09-02 20:09:00
  • 2005 SOT Awards - Nominate a colleague 2004-07-20 00:00:00

2004 Group B

  • Lead Poisoning Associated with Ayurvedic Medications 2004-07-19 17:17:00
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning from Commercially Manufactured French Ceramic 2004-07-19 17:17:00
  • Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance - USA, 2002 2004-07-19 17:16:00
  • Rotting Pesticides Plague Africa; Cleanup Planned 2004-07-19 17:15:00
  • U.S. Must Change Visa Policy for Foreign Scientists 2004-07-02 14:04:00
  • Science and Technology Can Stimulate African Agriculture 2004-07-02 14:02:00
  • MMR Vaccine and Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines Are Not Associated With Autism 2004-07-02 14:02:00
  • Integrated Risk Information System for risk assessment of chemicals 2004-07-02 13:26:00
  • US NGO Supports West African Schools 2004-07-02 13:25:00
  • Upstate New York Mayor honors "Unsung Hero" 2004-07-02 13:25:00
  • From the President of the ASTS 2004-06-13 15:04:00
  • Toxicology of Traditional Remedies 2004-05-12 12:00:00
  • LIST OF AVALIABLE POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS AT NIEHS 2004-05-11 21:20:00

2005 Group C

  • “ENV. HEALTH & TOXICOLOGY” PROFESSIONALS To S. Africa 2004-05-11 21:19:00
  • A UNEP Chemicals and U.S. EPA Cooperative Project 2004-04-26 22:12:00
  • A REVIEW OF LEAD'S EFFECTS ON THE HUMAN NERVOUS SYSTEM 2004-04-14 16:00:00
  • Environmental Pollutants and Disease in American Children 2004-04-14 06:00:00
  • Taking Stock of Toxicogenomics 2004-04-13 21:56:00
  • Lead-Poisoned Children Near an Auto Battery Recycling Plant 2004-04-13 21:55:00
  • Cognitive Deficits in Adult Monozygotic Twin with Lead Poisoning 2004-04-13 21:54:00
  • Lead Poisoning from an Unexpected Source in a 4-Month-Old Infant 2004-04-13 20:00:00
  • South Africa: a toxicologist's goldmine. 2004-03-16 00:00:00
  • Dr. Akunyili wins 2004-2005 Africa Achievement Award 2004-03-15 22:21:00
  • ASTS Launches Live Interactive Chat Ability 2004-03-12 14:33:00
  • NOSHCON 2004 - International Risk Management Conference & Expo. 2004-03-06 15:48:00
  • First Edition Newsletter Launched 2004-03-01 20:05:00
  • Industrial Pollution Modeling 2004-02-27 00:00:00
  • Working Together Towards Sustainable Development 2004-02-23 00:00:00
  • Free or reduced access to Oxford Press Journals 2004-02-17 16:49:00
  • Molecular Research in Environmental Medicine 2004-02-16 13:02:00
  • 7th International ISSX Meeting 2004-02-16 13:01:00
  • Biomarkers for Toxicology and Molecular Epidemiology 2004-02-16 13:00:00
  • Xechem's Sickle Cell Drug Granted Orphan Drug Status by the FDA 2004-01-02 14:38:00

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