ATA to honor 2011 recipient of Lewis E.

29 The American Thyroid Association’s Lewis E. Braverman Lectureship Award recognizes an associate of the ATA who provides demonstrated excellence and interest for mentoring fellows, college students, and junior faculty and includes a long history of productive thyroid research. The association shall present an honorarium to E. Chester Chip Ridgway, MD, the 2011 recipient of the Lewis E. Braverman Lectureship Award, on 29 October, 2011, at its 81st Annual Meeting, held October 26-30 in Indian Wells, California.They determined females who lived in 20 % of the studied areas with the best degrees of diesel or mercury air pollution were two times more likely to have a kid with autism when compared to children of mothers who resided in the 20 % of locations with the lowest levels. Women who lived in the places with the highest levels of the other pollutants – – business lead, manganese, methylene chloride and additional combined metals – – had been about 50 % more likely to have a child with autism compared to women living in areas with minimal exposure.