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Human Toxicology of Pesticides

1st Edition

Fina P. Kaloyanova, M. A. El Batawi
June 17, 2019

First Published in 1991, this book conducts a systematic analysis of existing information regarding the toxicological effects of pesticides on humans. The book identifies the negative health effects related to exposure to pesticides and the biological changes required to undertake biological...

Biodiversity and Conservation: Characterization and Utilization of Plants, Microbes and Natural Resources for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Management

1st Edition

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Goh Hong Ching, Saher Islam
April 16, 2019

This volume provides an enlightening and pragmatic approach to preserving biological diversity by gathering a wide range of peer-reviewed scientific content from biodiversity researchers and conservators from around the world. It brings comprehensive knowledge and information on the present status...

Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease

1st Edition

Rodolfo Saracci, David A. Savitz, Michael D. Lebowitz, Roberto Bertollini
April 15, 2019

Published in 1996: Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease is a unique resource identifying priorities for public health research in selected areas of environmental epidemiology. Drawn from the proceedings of an international workshop on this topic, the book is a compilation of the...

Revival: Geomedicine (1990)

1st Edition

Jul Lag
February 20, 2019

This fascinating work features such topics as the relationships between iodine deficiency and goiter, fluorine deficiency and caries, selenium deficiency and muscular degeneration, mercury surplus and specific nerve diseases, cadmium surplus and kidney failure. This one-of-a-kind volume reveals...

Revival: Lead in Soil (1993): Recommended Guidelines

1st Edition

Bobby G. Wixson, Brian E. Davies, Robert L. Bornschein
February 20, 2019

Until the publication of this new book there had been a lack of well-founded guidelines for evaluating concentrations of lead in soil and its relationship to human health. Thus, much confusion has existed among regulatory agencies, industries, public health officials, and the medical community...

Revival: Health Risk Assessment Dermal and Inhalation Exposure and Absorption of Toxicants (1992)

1st Edition

Rhoda G.M. Wang, James B. Knaak, Howard I. Maibach
February 20, 2019

Health Risk Assessment is a comprehensive reference focusing on dermal absorption, cholinesterase inhibition, adverse reproductive effects, and carcinogenicity. With contributions on topics such as PBPK modeling, cytochrome P-450 metabolism in skin, percutaneous absorption, adverse effects,...

Human Heat Stress

1st Edition

Ken Parsons
February 18, 2019

Thousands of people continue to die from heat. Heat illnesses and advice for preventing heat casualties at work, during heatwaves, sport and the effects of global warming are described. A new perspective on thermoregulation integrates physiological and psychophysical regulated variables. Heat...

Revival: Geochemistry and Health (1988): Proceedings of the Second International Symposium

1st Edition

J.N. Martin
February 05, 2019

This volume comprises the proceedings of a three-day meeting held at the Royal Society, London, UK on 22,23,24 April 1987. The combined second International Symposium on Geochemistry and Health and 5th European Meeting of the Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health was sponsored by the...

Approaches for Enhancing Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants

1st Edition

Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Kamrun Nahar, Masayuki Fujita, Hirosuke Oku, Tofazzal Islam
January 21, 2019

Plants are frequently exposed to unfavorable and adverse environmental conditions known as abiotic stressors. These factors can include salinity, drought, heat, cold, flooding, heavy metals, and UV radiation which pose serious threats to the sustainability of crop yields. Since abiotic stresses are...

EMF Effects from Power Sources and Electrosmog

1st Edition

William J. Rea
November 20, 2018

The field of electromagnetic sensitivity is the new epidemic of the 21st century, and can cause disease of the automatic nerve system in any part of the body. This is as a result of chemical sensitivity, in which over 80,000 chemicals are involved, resulting in innumerable combinations. A cursory...

Living with the Earth, Fourth Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

4th Edition

Gary S. Moore, Kathleen A. Bell
October 05, 2018

Shelving Guide; Environmental Science This is a groundbreaking and innovative book now in its fourth edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for outstanding Academic Book while editions two and three became bestsellers on their own right. This fourth edition is packed with new updates on...

Air Pollution and the Electromagnetic Phenomena as Incitants

1st Edition

William J. Rea
October 01, 2018

The field of electromagnetic sensitivity is the new epidemic of the 21st century, and can cause disease of the automatic nerve system in any part of the body. This is as a result of chemical sensitivity, in which over 80,000 chemicals are involved, resulting in innumerable combinations. A cursory...

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