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- 1,3-Butadiene, ethylene oxide and vinyl halides (vinyl fluoride, vinyl chloride and vinyl bromide) — Population systems a general introduction.. 2nd ed. / (100)
- Principles of characterizing and applying human exposure models — WHO recommended classification of pesticides by hazard and guidelines to classification 2009 (51)
- 1,3-Butadiene, ethylene oxide and vinyl halides (vinyl fluoride, vinyl chloride and vinyl bromide) 2008IARC
- Advanced bioactive compounds countering the effects of radiological, chemical and biological agents strategies to counter biological damage 2013Springer"The probability for exposure to damaging radiation, toxic chemicals in the environment and adverse biological agents has increased exponentially today. The more frequent and faster travel that we experience today also escalates the risk of contraction and transmission of potentially deadly infections. This has created a very real and escalating risk for injuries and deaths. This is accentuated in the military and medical staff that is more frequently exposed to radiological, chemical, and biological agents in their normal working environment. Understanding the mechanisms whereby these toxic agents inflict damage to our bodies is essential to prepare us for these challenges. Much of the damage is inflicted through the generation of free radicals and non-radical oxidants which then act through oxidative mechanisms to injury the body. This volume will discuss the damage caused by these radiological, chemical, and biological environmental stressors, the mechanisms through which the damage can occur and the novel strategies that can be used to reduce the injury inflicted by these toxic compounds. Using basic and clinical research approaches, the contents of this book discuss new ideas for the development of bioactive products and environmental approaches to lessen or negate the biological damage inflicted by these noxious compounds."--Publisher's website.
- Adverse effects of engineered nanomaterials exposure, toxicology, and impact on human health. 1st ed. 2012ScienceDirectA. Engineered nanomaterials: hazard, exposure and safety assessment. Interactions with the human body / Renato Colognato ... [et al.] -- Exposure assessment / Antonio Bergamaschi, Ivo Iavicoli and Kai Savolainen -- Biomonitoring / Enrico bergamaschi and Andrea Magrini -- Critical evaluation of toxicity tests / Maria Dusinska ... [et al.] -- Computational approaches / Vidana Epa, Dave Winkler and Lang Tran -- Regulation and legislation / Maureen R. Gwinn and Birgit Sokull-Klüttgen -- B. Engineered nanomaterials: impact on human health. Respiratory system / Ken Donaldson and Craig Poland -- Cardiovascular system / Jennifer B. Raftis, Nicholas L. Mills and Rodger Duffin -- Neurological system / Sandra Ceccatelli and Giuseppe Bardi -- Immune system / Diana Boraschi and Albert Duschl -- Skin / Nancy A. Monteiro-Riviere and Francesca Larese Filon -- Gastrointestinal tract / Mark A. Jepson -- Reproductive toxicity / Karin Sørig Hougaard and Luisa Campagnolo -- Genotocicity and cancer / Shareen H. Doak, Ying Liu and Chunying Chen -- C. Biomedical applications of engineered nanomaterials. Diagnostic applications / Kalcheng and Zhen Cheng -- Therapeutic applications / Cyrill Bussy ... [et al.] -- Annex: synthesis of engineered nanomaterials / Muhammet S. toprak, Gulaim A. Seisenbaeva and Vadim G. Kessler.
- Ch. 1. Medical and pharmaceutical aerosols / Stephen R. Marek ... [et al.] -- ch. 2. Breathing zone exposure assessment / Charles E. Rodes and Jonathan W. Thornburg -- ch. 3. Mechanisms of particle deposition / Jacky A. Rosati, Kristin K. Isaacs, and Ted B. Martonen -- ch. 4. Aerosol dose / Lev S. Ruzer, Michael G. Apte, and Richard G. Sextro -- ch. 5. Modeling deposition of inhaled particles / Kristin K. Isaacs, Jacky A. Rosati, and Ted B. Martonen -- ch. 6. Aerosol chemistry and physics / Lara A. Gundel and Hugo Destaillats -- ch. 7. Chemical analyses of particle filter deposits / Judith C. Chow and John. G. Watson -- ch. 8. Health effects of ambient ultrafine particles / Beverly S. Cohen -- ch. 9. Nanoparticle cell penetration / Steven M. Hankin and Craig A. Poland -- ch. 10. High aspect ratio nanomaterials : characterization and toxicology / Steven M. Hankin and Craig A. Poland -- ch. 11. Research and development of a new safe form of drugs / T.G. Tolstikova ... [et al.] -- ch. 12. Bioaerosols / Janet M. Macher ... [et al.] -- ch. 13. Aerosols, global climate, and the human health co-benefits of climate change mitigation / George D. Thurston and Michelle L. Bell -- ch. 14. Health effects of metals in ambient air particulate matter / Morton Lippmann -- ch. 15. Radioactive aerosols / Lev S. Ruzer -- ch. 16. Unattached fraction of radon progeny as an experimental tool in the assessment of the risk of nanoparticles / Lev S. Ruzer -- ch. 17. Filtration and sampling of aerosols by fibrous filters / A.K. Budyka, A.A. Kirsch, and B.I. Ogorodnikov -- ch. 18. Radioactive aerosols of Chernobyl accident / A.K. Budyka and B.I. Ogorodnikov -- ch. 19. Classical nucleation theory : account of dependence of the surface tension on curvature and translation-rotation correction factor / S.V. Vosel ... [et al.] -- ch. 20. Radioactive aerosol standards / Lev S. Ruzer ... [et al.] -- ch. 21. Radon and thoron in the environment : concentrations and lung cancer risk / Naomi H. Harley -- ch. 22. Risk from inhalation of the long-lived radionuclides uranium, thorium, and fallout plutonium in the atmosphere / Isabel M. Fisenne -- ch. 23. Health effects of aerosols : mechanisms and epidemiology / Ira B. Tager.
- Air pollution health and environmental impacts 2010CRCnetBASE
- Analysis of pesticides in food and environmental samples 2008CRCnetBASEPesticides: classification and properties / José L. Tadeo, Consuelo Sánchez-Brunete, Lorena González -- Sample handling of pesticides in food and environmental samples / Esther Turiel, Antonio Martín-Esteban -- Analysis of pesticides by chromatographic techniques coupled with mass spectrometry / Simon Hird -- Immunoassays and biosensors / Jeanette M. Van Emon ... [et al.] -- Quality assurance / Árpád Ambrus -- Determination of pesticides in food of vegetal origin / Frank J. Schenck, Jon W. Wong -- Determination of pesticides in food of animal origin / Antonia Garrido Frenich, Jose Luis Martinez, Adrian Covaci -- Determination of pesticides in soil / Consuelo Sánchez-Brunete, Beatriz Albero, José L. Tadeo -- Determination of pesticides in water / Jay Gan, Svetlana Bondarenko -- Sampling and analysis of pesticides in the atmosphere / Maurice Millet -- Levels of pesticides in food and food safety aspects / Kit Granby ... [et al.] -- Monitoring of pesticides in the environment / Ioannus Konstantinou ... [et al.].
- Assessment of potential health effects from exposure to PAVE PAWS low-level phased-array radiofrequency energy 2005NAP
- Biomarkers of environmentally associated disease technologies, concepts, and perspectives 2002CRCnetBASE
- Biosensors and environmental health. 1st ed. 2012CRCnetBASE"Biosensors have a biological component within them and can be used to detect, monitor or quantify environmental substances. Chapters have an abstract, key facts, applications to other areas of health and disease and a "mini-dictionary" of key terms and summary points. Coverage includes personal toxicity testing, soil and risk assessment, pesticide, insecticides, parasites, nitrate, endocrine disruptors, heavy metals, food contamination, whole cell bioreporters, bacterial biosensors, antibody-based biosensors, enzymatic, amperometric and electrochemical aspects, quorum sensing, DNA-biosensors, cantilever biosensors, bioluminescence and other methods and applications. Contributors are leading authorities and the book is essential reading for environmental scientists, toxicologists, medical doctors, health care professionals, pathologists, biologists, biochemists, chemists and physicists, general practitioners as well as those interested in disease and sciences in general. "-- Provided by publisher.
- Biotransformations bioremediation technology for health and environmental protection 2002ScienceDirect
- The large and increasing burden of breast cancer demands innovative research and bold new approaches to uncover the intricate combination of factors inside and outside the body that lead to the disease. Based on our review of the state of the science, current programs and investments by federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations, and relevant communication efforts and policies, the IBCERCC offers seven recommendations to highlight the urgent need for coordinated, targeted efforts to identify and mitigate the environmental causes of breast cancer.
- Chemical ecology from gene to ecosystem 2006MyiLibrary2006 Ebrary
- Chemical-specific adjustment factors for interspecies differences and human variability guidance document for use of data in dose/concentration-response assessment. 2005WHO
- The Context. Creating and Controlling Chemical Hazards: A Brief History / Jody A. Roberts -- Conferences. Stockholm, 1972: Conference on the Human Environment / Lars-Göran Engfeldt -- Rio 1992: The UN Conference on Environment and Development (The "Earth Summit") / Shelley Kath -- Johannesburg (2002) The World Summit on Sustainable Development / Shelley Kath -- International Conference on Chemicals Management 1 / Linn Persson and Viveka Bohn -- ICCM-2: Cementing Process and Making Progress toward the 2020 Goal / Melanie Ashton and Pia M. Kohler -- Global/Multilateral Instruments. The Aarhus Convention: Impact on Sound Chemicals Management with Special Emphasis on Africa / Ebeh Adayade Kodjo -- Global Collaborations in Managing Chemical and Environmental Risks: The Basel Convention--A Promising Future / Pierre Portas -- The Climate Change Convention and the Kyoto Protocol / Bert Metz -- Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution / Johan Sliggers -- The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals: The System, Its History and Context, and the Future of Implementation / Cheryl Chang -- The International Code of Conduct on Distribution and Use of Pesticides / Gamini Manuweera -- The Kiev Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers / Michael Stanley-Jones -- The Rotterdam Convention / Ernest Mashimba -- Implementing the Stockholm Convention: An Increasingly Expensive Challenge / Pia M. Kohler and Melanie Ashton -- The Vienna Convention, Montreal Protocol, and Global Policy to Protect Stratospheric Ozone / David Downie -- SAICM. Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management: Development and Opportunities / Hamoudi Shubber -- Organizations. Food and Agriculture Organization / Mark Davis -- International Chemicals Management within the Global Environmental Governance Context / Achim Halpaap -- Managing Chemical Risks: The Role of the Chemical Industry / Michael Walls -- The Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety / Jack Weinberg -- International Labour Organization's Activities in the Area of Chemical Safety / Pavan Baichoo -- Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemical / Jan van der Kolk -- The International Panel on Chemical Pollution / Martin Scheringer, Åke Bergman, and Heidelore Fiedler -- The Role of the International POPs Elimination Network / Mariann Lloyd-Smith -- Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development / Richard Sigman -- The Chemical Weapons Convention and the Work of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons / Boitumelo V. Kgarebe and Cristina B. Rodrigues -- National and International Scientific Societies' Role in Global Collaboration in Chemicals Management / John Duffus -- The Role of United Nations Development Programme in Sound Chemicals Management / Jan van der Kolk -- United Nations Environment Programme and UNEP Chemicals / Jan van der Kolk -- United Nations Industrial Development Organization / Heinz Leuenberger and Elisa Tonda -- United Nations Institute for Training and Research / Craig Boljkovac and Jan van der Kolk -- The Contributions of the World Health Organization to Sound Chemicals Management / John A. Haines -- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change / Bert Metz -- Representative Country Implementations. Chilean Approach to Chemical Safety and Management / Asish Mohapatra and Sergio Peña Neira -- Chemical Management System in China: Past, Present, Future / DaeYoung Park -- Chemicals in Egypt: A Generic Perspective / Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed and Naglaa M. Loutfi -- Capacities for Chemicals and Pesticides Management in Ghana / John A. Pwamang -- Chemicals Management and Safety in India / Ravi Agarwal -- São Tomé and Príncipe and the Issue of Persistent Organic Pollutants / Arlindo Carvalho -- Activities, Challenges, and Accomplishments of the Republic of Slovenia in the Implementation of Chemical Management Instruments / Marta Ciraj -- Implementation of the Rotterdam Convention in Third World Countries: The Tanzania Experience / Ernest Mashimba -- Regional Activities. Tripartite Environmental Collaboration between China, Japan, and Korea in Chemical Management / Dae Young Park -- REACH: Next Step to a Sound Chemicals Management / Arnold van der Wielen -- North America Cooperation in Chemical Management / Asish Mohapatra and Phil Wexler -- Regional Cooperation among South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Countries in the Areas of Chemical and Environmental Risk Management / Lakshmi Raghupathy, Asish Mohapatra, Ravi Agarwal, and Jan van der Kolk -- Invited Essays. A Global Approach to Environmental Emergencies / Chris Dijkens -- Emerging Issues in Global Chemical Policy / Franz Perrez and Georg Karlaganis -- Financing Instruments Related to Chemicals and Waste Management / Ibrahima Sow -- Information Resources Supporting Global Chemicals Policy and Management / Asish Mohapatra and Philip Wexler -- Future Outlook. Future Outlook and Challenges / Jan van der Kolk and Ravi Agarwal.
- ch. 1. Introduction : climate change and human well-being / Inka Weissbecker -- Part I. The impact of climate change -- ch. 2. The threat of climate change : psychological response, adaptation, and impacts / Joseph P. Reser, Shirley A. Morrissey, and Michelle Ellul -- ch. 3. Chronic environmental change : emerging 'psychoterratic' syndromes / Glenn Albrecht -- ch. 4. Extreme weather-related events : implications for mental health and well-being / David M. Simpson, Inka Weissbecker, and Sandra E. Sephton -- ch. 5. Humanitarian crisis : the need for cultural competence and local capacity building / Inka Weissbecker and Jennifer Czincz -- ch. 6. Security and conflict : the impact of climate change / Chad Michael Briggs and Inka Weissbecker -- Part II. Specific populations -- ch. 7. Women and climate change : vulnerabilities and challenges / Anita L. Wenden -- ch. 8. Climate change refugees / Michael Hollifield, Mind Thompson Fullilove, and Stevan E. Hobfoll -- Part III. Guidance and recommendations -- ch. 9. Resilience, spirituality and postraumatic growth : reshaping the effects of climate change / Tamasin Ramsay and Lenore Manderson -- ch. 10. Climate change, resilience and transformation : challenges and opportunities for local communities / Taegen Edwards and John Wiseman -- ch. 11. conclusions : implications for practice, policy, and further research / Inka Weissbecker.
- Historical Perspective of Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease / Paul David Blanc MD, MSPH -- The Occupational and Environmental History / Lawrence C. Mohr Jr. -- Use of Laboratory Tests in Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases / Jean-Luc Malo -- Radiography and CT of Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases /; Philip C. Goodman --; Environmental and Occupational Causes of Asthma / Marcos Ribeiro, Susan M. Tarlo -- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis / Lawrence Ho, Ware G. Kuschner -- Air Pollution and Lung Diseases / Yuh-Chin T. Huang, Ellen Volker -- Unanswered Questions Regarding Asbestos Exposure: Concerns for the Next Generation / Daniel E. Banks -- Pneumoconiosis in the Twenty-First Century / Andrew J. Ghio -- Inhalation Injury / David J. Prezant, Dorsett D. Smith -- Hard Metal Lung Disease / Toshinori Takada, Hiroshi Moriyama -- Beryllium Disease / John Ferguson, Margaret M. Mroz -- Occupational Lung Cancer / Ignatius T. S. Yu, Lap-Ah Tse, Hong Qiu -- COPD in Non-smokers / K. B. Hubert Lam, Om P. Kurmi, Jon G. Ayres -- Emerging Issues in Environmental and Occupational Lung Diseases / Yuh-Chin T. Huang -- Disability Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases / Clayton T. Cowl -- Global Impact of Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases / Eric D. Amster, David C. Christiani.
- Congenital diseases and the environment 2007Springer
- Part A. Report of WHO expert consultation on DDT rish characterization -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Consensus statement -- Part B. Hazard and exposure assessments -- 1. Summary and conclusions -- 2. Chemical identity -- 3. Exposure sources and metrics -- 4. Kinetics and metabolism -- 5. Hepatic effects and enzyme induction -- 6. Neurotoxicity -- 7. Immunotoxicity -- 8. Carcinogenicity -- 9. Genotoxicity -- 10. Endocrinological and reproductive effects -- 11. Hazard characterization -- 12. Exposure assessment.
- Dermal exposure 2014WHO
- Draft toxicological profile for chromium 2008ATSDR
- Draft toxicological profile for radon 2008ATSDR
- Dust mites 2009Springer"The purpose of Dust Mites is to provide a comprehensive reference work for all readers with an involvement or interest in house dust mite research and management, incorporating ... the topics of systematics and identification, physiology, ecology, allergen biochemistry and molecular biology, epidemiology, mite control and allergen avoidance."--From publisher's notes.
- Ecohealth research in practice innovative applications of an ecosystem approach to health 2012Springer
- Ecological studies v. 1-, 1970-Springer
- Ecology of harmful algae 2006Springer
- Exploring the linkages between ecosystems and human health -- Evolution towards an ecosystem approach to public health -- Ecosystem approaches to human health: key concepts and principles -- Community-based participatory research for ecohealth -- The process of conducting an ecohealth research project: a participatory action research approach -- Applying an ecosystem approach to community health research in Ghana: a case study -- Planning for a healthy community: a case study: phase II -- Challenges and ethical dilemmas in conducting participatory ecohealth research -- Ecosystem approaches to indigenous health -- Policy frameworks on health and environmental linkages -- Applying critical theory to environmental and health issues -- Examining environmental problems from a critical perspective -- Examining public health concerns from a critical perspective -- Towards a critical approach to ecohealth research and practice.
- Ecosystems and human health toxicology and environmental hazards. Third edition [3rd ed.] 2013CRCnetBASE"The third edition of a bestseller, this book describes how chemical toxins and biological hazards impact the environment and people. Addressing how pollutants can alter the environment by contributing to global climate change, the author explores a broad range of environmental and health aspects of chemical and biological hazards. He includes numerous examples of the intimate relationship between ecosystem health and human health and emphasizes the need to consider this relationship whenever human activities are likely to have a significant environmental impact"-- Provided by publisher.
- Ecotoxicology a comprehensive treatment 2008CRCnetBASEI. Hierarchical ecotoxicology. The hierarchical science of ecotoxicology -- II. Organismal ecotoxicology. The organismal ecotoxicology context -- Biochemistry of toxicants -- Cells and tissues -- Organs and organ systems -- Physiology -- Bioaccumulation -- Models of bioaccumulation and bioavailability -- Lethal effects -- Sublethal effects -- Conclusion -- III. Population ecotoxicology. The population ecotoxicology context -- Epidemiology : the study of disease in populations -- Toxicants and simple population models -- Toxicants and population demographics -- Phenogenetics of exposed populations -- Population genetics : damage and stochastic dynamics of the germ line -- Population genetics : natural selection -- Conclusion -- IV. Community ecotoxicology. Introduction to community ecotoxicology -- Biotic and abiotic factors that regulate communities -- Biomonitoring and the responses of communities to contaminants -- Experimental approaches in community ecology and ecotoxicology -- Application of multimetric and multivariate approaches in community ecotoxicology -- Disturbance ecology and the responses of communities to contaminants -- Community responses to global and atmospheric stressors -- Effects of contaminants on trophic structure and food webs -- Conclusions -- V. Ecosystem ecotoxicology. Introduction to ecosystem ecology and ecotoxicology -- Overview of ecosystem processes -- Descriptive approaches for assessing ecosystem responses to contaminants -- The use of microcosms, mMesocosms, and field experiments to assess ecosystem responses to contaminants and other stressors -- Patterns and processes : the relationship between species diversity and ecosystem function -- Fate and transport of contaminants in ecosystems -- Effects of global atmospheric stressors on ecosystem processes -- VI. Ecotoxicology : a comprehensive treatment--conclusion -- Conclusion.
- Effects of veterinary medicines in the environment 2009CRCnetBASE
- Electromagnetic fields, environment and health 2012Springer
- A global perspective on the management and prevention of emerging and re-emerging diseases Emerging infectious diseases are newly identified or otherwise previously unknown infections that cause public health challenges. Re-emerging infectious diseases are due to both the reappearance of and an increase in the number of infections from a disease that is known, but which had formerly caused so few infections that it was no longer considered a public health problem. The factors that cause the emergence or re-emergence of a disease are diverse. This book takes a look at the worl
- Environment exposure to pollutants 2015SpringerThe impairment of lung function caused by environmental exposure to pollutants and toxicants is a rising health problem, particularly in highly industrialized parts of the world. The problem is urgently calling for the development of new methodologies to assess both the level of elemental exposure and the effects for quality of health and longevity. This volume provides state-of-the-art information about the recent advances in occupational and non-occupational pollutant-related disorders of the respiratory tract, and the assessment of a threat they pose for the health-span. Heavy traffic-related air pollution, unnoticeable but salient health detriment, is dealt with at length.
- Environmental and microbial relationships. 2nd ed. 2007Springer
- Discipline of environmental and occupational medicine / William N. Rom -- The Role of surveillance in occupational health / Steven B. Markowitz -- The Occupational and environmental history and examination / John E. Parker -- Epidemiology of occupational diseases / Gary M. Marsh -- Occupational biostatistics / Howard E. Rockette -- Impairment, disability, and functional capacity / Alan L. Engelberg and William Greaves -- Molecular biology / John G. Hay -- TP53 tumor suppressor gene / S. Perwez Hussain and Curtis C. Harris -- Biomarkers / Sudhir Srivastava and Karl E. Krueger -- Genetic susceptibility / Chu-Ling Yu and David C. Christiani -- Environmental mutagenesis / C. Stuart Baxter -- Evaluation of occupational exposures and effects on male and female reproduction / Susan Rae Reutman and Grace K. LeMasters -- Particle deposition and pulmonary defense mechanisms / Morton Lippmann and Lung-chi Chen -- Lung immune defenses against environmental agents / Lester Kobzik -- Pulmonary function testing / Stuart M. Garay -- Imaging of pneumoconioses / David A. Lynch -- Molecular mechanisms of particle-induced lung disease / Arnold R. Brody and Gilbert F. Morris -- Analysis of fibrous and nonfibrous particles / Jerrold L. Abraham and Bryan R. Burnett -- Asbestosis, pleural fibrosis, and lung cancer / William N. Rom -- Malignant mesothelioma / Delia Nelson ... [et al.] -- Man-made vitreous fibers, vermiculite, and zeolite / James E. Lockey, Vikas Kapil, and Nancy K. Wiese -- Respiratory disease in coal miners / Michael D. Attfield, Vincent Castranova, and Gregory R. Wagner -- The Health effects of silica exposure / Ahmad S. Jalloul and Daniel E. Banks -- Hypersensitivity pneumonitis / Yvon Cormier and Yves Lacasse -- Inhalation fever / Paul David Blanc -- Occupational and environmental asthma / Stuart M. Brooks, Thomas Truncale, and James McCluskey -- Environment, genes, and immune mechanisms in asthma / Joan Reibman, Linda Rogers, and Maria Elena Fernandez-Beros -- Firefighter's health and health effects of the world trade center collapse / Michael Weiden ... [et al.] -- International byssinosis / Denise Harrison -- Isocyanates exposures and health effects / Carrie Redlich and Dhimiter Bello -- Occupational exposures as a cause of chronic airways disease / John R. Balmes -- Lung Diseases associated with silicates and other dust / Vinicius Antao, Germania Pinheiro, and John E. Parker -- Respiratory tract irritants / Tee Guidotti -- Simple asphyxiants / Marc Wilkenfeld -- Chemical asphyxiants / William S. Beckett -- Agricultural dust-induced lung disease / M. Brian Hartz, Nancy Sprince, and Joel Kline -- Upper airway disorders / Rebecca Bascom and Marina Y. Dolina -- Occupational skin disease / David Cohen and Megan M. Moore -- Toxic peripheral neuropathy / Margit L. Bleecker -- Human behavioral neurotoxicology / W. Kent Anger, Diane S. Rohlman, and Daniel Storzbach -- Occupational heart disease / Kenneth D. Rosenman -- Occupational eye disorders / Jason A. Goldsmith, Norman A. Zabriskie and Randall J. Olson -- Occupational infections / Kevin Dieckhaus -- Terrorism preparedness / Lewis Goldfrank and Howard Greller -- HIV in the workplace / Marty Markowitz ... [et al.] -- The Occupational risk of tuberculosis care / Kent A. Sepkowitz and Tara Palmore -- Hematologic effects of occupational hazards / John H. Ward -- Toxic liver disorders / John D. Groopman and Denise Johnson -- Environmental and occupational causes of toxic injury to the kidneys and urinary tract / Edward T. Zawada, Jr. -- Occupational bladder cancer / Steven B. Markowitz -- Psychiatric syndromes common to the workplace / Robert C. Larsen -- Alcohol and drug abuse in industry / Kent W. Peterson and Donna R. Smith -- Psychological job stress / Joseph J. Hurrell, Jr. -- Multiple chemical sensitivity / Alan M. Ducatman -- Gulf war illness / Howard Kipen and Melissa McDiarmid -- Occupational safety and human factors / Howard Sandler -- Ergonomics and occupational biomechanics / Manny Halpern -- Nonspecific low back pain / Margareta Nordin -- Carpal tunnel syndrome / Owen Kieran -- Toxicogenomics and exposure assessment / Samuel Wilson ... [et al.] -- Occupational and environmental exposure to lead / Alf Fischbein and Howard Hu -- Mercury / Lynn Goldman -- Cadmium / Dominique F. Lison and Violaine Verougstraete -- Arsenic / Toby G. Rossman -- Beryllium disease / Lisa A. Maier, Carol Gunn and Lee S. Newman -- Hard metal disease / Dominique F. Lison -- Chromium compounds / Mitchell D. Cohen and Max Costa -- Nickel compounds / Mitchell D. Cohen, Catherine Klein and Max Costa -- Metal compounds and rare earths / Bruce Fowler -- Organic solvents and fuels / Nancy L. Fiedler and Steven Lerman -- Benzene / Philip J. Landrigan -- Formaldehyde / Dean B. Baker -- Ethylene oxide / Anthony D. LaMontagne, N. Kyle Steenland and Karl T. Kelsey -- Pesticides / Marc B. Schenker, Steven R. Offerman, and Timothy E. Albertson -- Health effects of agent orange, other military herbicides, and dioxins / Jeanne M. Stellman and Steven D. Stellman -- Pentachlorophenol and tetrachlorophenol / Glenys M. Webster, Shona J. Kelly and Kay Teschke -- Polychlorinated biphenyls / Stephen H. Safe -- Trimellitic anhydride and other acid anhydrides / Leslie C. Grammer and Kathleen E. Harris -- Carbon disulfide / Stephen M. Levin and Ruth Lilis -- N Nitrosamines / Stephen S. Hecht -- Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and petroleum industry / Steven D. Stellman and Tee L. Guidotti -- Occupational hazards in the microelectronics industry / Joseph LaDou -- Radiation carcinogenesis / Fred Burns ... [et al.] -- Nonionizing radiation / W. Gregory Lotz -- Occupational exposure to noise / Robert J. McCunney and John Meyer -- Dysbarism / Rafael E. de la Hoz -- High-altitude illnesses / William N. Rom -- Thermal extremes in the work environment / Kathleen A. Delaney and Lewis R. Goldfrank -- Occupational exposure to vibration / Donald E. Wasserman and Jack Wasserman -- Shift work and long work hours / Claire Caruso and Roger R. Rosa -- Sleep disorders and work / Joyce A. Walsleben, Edward B. O'Malley, and David M. Rapoport -- Sick building syndrome and building-related illness / Kathleen Kreiss -- Air pollution : outdoor and indoor sources / George D. Thurston -- Air pollution : epidemiology / Johnathan Samet -- Air pollution : human health studies / Robert B. Devlin and Donald Graff -- Air pollution : toxicological studies / Terry Gordon -- Ozone / Morton Lippmann -- Nitrogen oxides / Richard Schlesinger -- Sulfur dioxide / Mark Frampton and Mark J. Utell -- Particulate matter / Sverre Vedal and Jeffrey H. Sullivan -- Acid rain / Kathleen C. Weathers, Gene E. Likens, and Thomas J. Butler -- Cigarette smoking / Jonathan Samet and Stephen S. Hecht -- Bioaccumulation and toxicities of aromatic hydrocarbon contaminants at different trophic levels of the Hudson River ecosystem / Isaac I. Wirgin -- The Built environment / Howard Frumkin -- Biological and medical implications of global warming / Paul R. Epstein -- Chlorofluorocarbons and destruction of the ozone layer / Mario J. Molina and Luisa T. Molina -- Environmental law and policy / Jeffrey G. Miller -- Clean Air Act / Daniel Greenbaum -- Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health / John Howard -- United States Environmental Protection Agency / Kathleen Callahan ... [et al.] -- Environmental health practice and research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry / Thomas H. Sinks and Henry Falk -- Risk assessment and economic evaluation / James Hammitt -- Workers' compensation / Nicholas A. Ashford -- International occupational and environmental health / Joseph LaDou -- Children's environmental health research / Frederica Perera and Sheila Viswanathan -- Disparities in environmental and occupational health / George Friedman-Jiménez and Luz Claudio -- Industrial hygiene measurement and control / Beverly S. Cohen -- Respirators / Philip Harber -- The Occupational health service / Peter Rabinowitz and Oyebode Taiwo -- Moral questions of occupational and environmental medicine / Sheldon Samuels -- New frontiers in environmental health research / David A. Schwartz, Brenda K. Weis, and Samuel H. Wilson.
- Environmental biomedicine 2015SpringerThe book presents the latest advances in research into health effects of air pollution, with heavy motor vehicle traffic or cigarette smoke as the exemplar of pollution. The airways are the first-line defense system against pollution. The book focuses on respiratory ailments underlain by inflammation, increased susceptibility to infection, particularly acquired during harsh environmental conditions and exposures to particulate matter or pathogens. The importance of astute analysis of lung function for early diagnosis of disorders is underscored. A knowledge deficit concerning the aerosolized drug delivery through the airways also is addressed. Recent developments and viewpoints in the field of environmental health hazards as well as methodological advances in their assessment are provided. The book will be of interest to pulmonologists, healthcare providers, researchers and clinicians engaged in environment-related respiratory diseases, but also to policy makers concerned with clean ambient air quality.
- Environmental effects of afforestation in North-Western Europe from field observations to decision support 2007Springer
- Exposure to environmental toxicants is associated with changes in DNA methylation and gene expression profiles that together can contribute to increased disease susceptibility. The chapters in this volume, Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease - Epigenetics and Disease Origins, address a wide range of environmental exposures, such as airborne particulates, cocaine, radiation, tobacco smoke, and xenoestrogens. Particular emphasis is placed on the consequences of environmental exposures during development on epigenetic reprogramming that influences adult disease pathogenesis. Health outcomes associated with these exposures include autoimmune disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, and cancer. Importantly, dietary supplements and drugs can modify the epigenetic effects induced by these agents, thereby reducing their toxicological impact. The overall purpose of this volume and its companion, Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease - Epigenetics and Complex Diseases, is to give readers an overview of how environmental exposures during early development can influence disease formation by disrupting epigenetic processes and developmental programming.
- Environmental factors in skin diseases 2007Karger
- Environmental health criteria v. 1-, 1976-WHO
- Globalization and sustainable growth -- Bioethics, environmental pollution and poverty -- Organizational performance and sustainability -- Environmental management and human progress -- Renewable energy. Ecosystems and environmental health -- Materials recycling and water treatment.
- Environmental toxicology 2005ScienceDirectThe utility of zebrafish as a model for toxicological research / Michael J. Carvan III, Tisha King Heiden and Henry Tomasiewicz -- Use of fish cell lines in the toxicology and ecotoxicology of fish : piscine cell lines in environmental toxicology / N.C. Bols, V.R. Dayeh, L.E.J. Lee and K. Schirmer -- Approaches in proteomics and genomics for eco-toxicology -- Nancy D. Denslow, Iris Knoebl and Patrick Larkin -- Interactions between lipids and persistent organic pollutants in fish / Adria A. Elskus, Tracy K. Collier and Emily Monosson -- Metabolic fate of nonylphenols and related phenolic compounds in fish / Jean-Pierre Cravedi and Daniel Zalko -- Pesticide biotransformation in fish / Daniel Schlenk -- Xenobiotic receptors in fish : Structural and functional diversity and evolutionary insights / Mark E. Hahn, Rebeka R. Merson and Sibel I. Karchner -- Impacts of environmental toxicants and natural variables on the immune system of fishes / Karen G. Burnett -- Fish models of carcinogenesis / Gary K. Ostrander and Jeanette M. Rotchell -- Metallothionein : structure and regulation / Peter Kling and Per-Erik Olsson -- Cell death : investigation and application in fish toxicology / Antony W. Wood, David M. Janz and Glen J. Van Der Kraak -- Adrenal toxicology : environmental pollutants and the HPI axis / Alice Hontela -- Xenobiotic impact on corticosteroid signaling / Mathilakath M. Vijayan, Patrick Prunet and Adrienne N. Boone -- Thyroid hormones / J.G. Eales and S.B. Brown -- The biology and toxicology of retinoids in fish / D. Alsop, Glen J. Van Der Kraak, S.B. Brown and J.G. Eales -- Vitellogenesis and endocrine disruption / Naoshi Hiramatsu, Ann O. Cheek, Craig V. Sullivan, Takahiro Matsubara and Akihiko Hara -- Pharmaceuticals in the environment : drugged fish? / Vance L. Trudeau, Chris D. Metcalfe, Caroline Mimeault and Thomas W. Moon -- P-glycoproteins and xenobiotic efflux transport in fish / Armin Sturm and Helmut Segner.
- Environmental tracking for public health surveillance 2013CRCnetBASE"Satellite imagery and data are widely used in public health surveillance to provide early warning of disease outbreaks and for averting pandemics. Convergence of these technologies began in the 1970s and has gained wide acceptance in the 21st Century. This book is written jointly by experts in both the health and Earth-science technologies. Each chapter is accompanied by an extensive list of citations to provide background and validation of the current state-of-the-art for a variety of high-interest human diseases and associated health and well-being issues. The importance of day-to-day weather patterns, the impacts of severe weather events and longer-term climate cycles form the basis for developing information systems that meet goals and expectations of national and international health monitoring bodies"--Provided by publisher.
- 1. Enzyme Activities and Microbiological and Biochemical Processes in Soil / Paolo Nannipieri, Ellen Kandeler, and Pacifico Ruggiero -- 2. Ecology of Microbial Enzymes in Lake Ecosystems / Ryszard Jan Chróst and Waldemar Siuda -- 3. Ecological Significance of Bacterial Enzymes in the Marine Environment / Hans-Georg Hoppe, Carol Arosti, and Gerhard F. Herndl -- 4. Enzymes and Microorganisms in the Rhizosphere / David C. Naseby and James M. Lynch -- 5. Enzymes in the Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis / José Manuel García-Garrido, Juan Antonio Ocampo, and Inmaculada García-Romera -- 6. Microbes and Enzymes Associated with Plant Surfaces / Alan P. Thompson and Mark J. Bailey -- 7. Microbial Enzymes in the Biocontrol of Plant Pathogens and Pests / Leonid Cherin and Ilan Chet -- 8. Microbiology and Enzymology of Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling / Robert L. Tate III -- 9. Enzyme and Microbial Dynamics of Litter Decomposition / Robert L. Sinsabaugh, Margaret M. Carreiro, and Sergio Alvarez -- 10. Fungal Communities, Succession, Enzymes, and Decomposition / Annelise H. Kjøller and Sten Struwe -- 11. Enzyme Adsorption on Soil Mineral Surfaces and Consequences for the Catalytic Activity / Hervé Quiquampoix, Sylvie Servagent-Noinville, and Marie-Hélène Baron -- 12. Microbes and Enzymes in Biofilms / Jana Jass, Sara K. Roberts, and Hilary M. Lappin-Scott -- 13. Search for and Discovery of Microbial Enzymes from Thermally Extreme Environments in the Ocean / Jody W. Deming and John A. Baross -- 14. Molecular Methods for Assessing and Manipulating the Diversity of Microbial Populations and Processes / Søren J. Sørensen, Julia R. de Lipthay, Anne Kirstine Müller, Tamar Barkay, Lars H. Hansen, and Lasse Dam Rasmussen -- 15. Bioindicators and Sensors of Soil Health and the Application of Geostatistics / Ken Killham and William J. Staddon -- 16. Hydrolytic Enzyme Activities to Assess Soil Degradation and Recovery / Tom W. Speir and Des J. Ross -- 17. Enzymatic Responses to Pollution in Sediments and Aquatic Systems / Sabine Kuhbier, Hans-Joachim Lorch, and Johannes C.G. Ottow -- 18. Microbial Dehalogenation Reactions in Microorganisms / Lee A. Beaudette, William J. Staddon, Michael B. Cassidy, Marc Habash, Hung Lee, and Jack T. Trevors -- 19. Isolated Enzymes for the Transformation and Det6xification of Organic Pollutants / Liliana Gianfreda and Jean-Marc Bollag -- 20. Enzyme-Mediated Transformations of Heavy Metals/Metalloids: Applications in Bioremediation / Robert S. Dungan and William T. Frankenberger, Jr. -- 21. Enzymes in Soil: Research and Developments in Measuring Activities / M. Ali Tabatabai and Warren A. Dick.
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- Preface -- 1. Introduction; O.C.G. Adan, R.A. Samson -- 2. Water relations of fungi in indoor environments; O.C.G. Adan et al -- 3. Fungal growth and humidity fluctuations: a toy model; H.P. Huinink, O.C.G. Adan -- 4. The fungal cell; J. Dijksterhuis -- 5. Ecology and general characteristics of indoor fungi; R.A. Samson -- 6. Characteristics and identification of indoor wood-decaying basidiomycetes; O. Schmidt, T. Huckfeldt -- 7. Health effects from mold and dampness in housing in western societies: early epidemiology studies and barriers to further progress; J.D. Miller -- 8. Aerosolized fungal fragments; B.J. Green et al -- 9. Mycotoxins on building materials; K.F. Nielsen, J.C. Frisvad -- 10. WHO guidelines for indoor air quality: dampness and mold; O.O. Hänninen -- 11. Moisture content measurement; B.J.F. Erich, L. Pel -- 12. The fungal resistance of interior finishing materials; O.C.G. Adan -- 13. Detection of indoor fungi bioaerosols; J.A. Scott et al -- 14. Mold remediation in North American buildings; P.R. Morey -- 15. Mold remediation in West-European buildings; T. Warscheid -- 16. Protection of wood; M.F. Sailer, W.J. Homan -- 17. Coating and surface treatment of wood; H. Viitanen, A.-C. Ritschkoff -- 18. Recommendations; O.C.G. Adan, R.A. Samson -- Contributors -- Index.
- Toxicogenomics in ecological risk assessments: regulatory context, technical background, and workshop overview / Gerald Ankley, Ann Miracle, and Edward Perkins -- Application of genomics to screening / Sean W. Kennedy ... [et al.] -- Application of genomics to tiered testing / Charles R. Tyler ... [et al.] -- Application of genomics to regulatory ecological risk assessments for pesticides / Sigmund J. Degitz ... [et al.] -- Application of genomics to assessment of the ecological risk of complex mixtures / Edward Perkins ... [et al.] -- Applications of genomic technologies to ecological risk assessments at remediation and restoration sites / Ann L. Miracle ... [et al.] -- Toxicogenomics in ecological risk assessments: a prospectus / George P. Daston ... [et al.]. Toxicogenomics in ecological risk assessments: regulatory context, technical background, and workshop overview / Gerald Ankley, Ann Miracle, and Edward Perkins -- The development of genomic-based screening assays for ecotoxicology / Sean W. Kennedy ... [et al.] -- Application of genomics to tiered testing / Charles R. Tyler ... [et al.] -- Application of genomics to regulatory ecological risk assessments for pesticides / Sigmund J. Degitz ... [et al.] -- Molecular biology and risk assessment: evaluation of the potential roles of genomics in regulatory ecotoxicology / Edward Perkins ... [et al.] -- Applications of genomic technologies to ecological risk assessments at remediation and restoration sites / Ann L. Miracle ... [et al.] -- Toxicogenomics in ecological risk assessments: a prospectus / George P. Daston ... [et al.].
- Global climate change and public health 2014SpringerPulmonary physicians and scientists currently have minimal capacity to respond to climate change and its impacts on health. The extent to which climate change influences the prevalence and incidence of respiratory morbidity remains largely undefined. However, evidence is increasing that climate change does drive respiratory disease onset and exacerbation as a result of increased ambient and indoor air pollution, desertification, heat stress, wildfires, and the geographic and temporal spread of pollens, molds and infectious agents. Preliminary research has revealed climate change to have potentially direct and indirect adverse impacts on respiratory health. Published studies have linked climate change to increases in respiratory disease, including the following: changing pollen releases impacting asthma and allergic rhinitis, heat waves causing critical care-related diseases, climate driven air pollution increases, exacerbating asthma and COPD, desertification increasing particulate matter (PM) exposures, and climate related changes in food and water security impacting infectious respiratory disease through malnutrition (pneumonia, upper respiratory infections). High level ozone and ozone exposure has been linked to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, and acute lower respiratory infection. Global Climate Change and Public Health is an important new volume based on the research, findings, and discussions of US and international experts on respiratory health and climate change. This volume addresses issues of major importance to respiratory health and fills a major gap in the current literature.
- Handbook of biological effects of electromagnetic fields. Biological and medical aspects of electromagnetic fields. 3rd ed. 2007.CRCnetBASE
- Handbook of environmental health. 4th ed. v. 1-2, 2002-03.CRCnetBASEv. 2, 2002 CRCnetBASEv. 1. Biological, chemical, and physical agents of environmentally related disease -- v. 2. Pollutant interactions in air, water, and soil.
- Harmonization Project document v. 1-6, 8, 2004-08, 2010.WHOno. 2 (2005) WHOno. 3 (2005) WHOno. 4 (2007) WHOno. 5 (2008) WHOno. 6 (2008) WHOno. 8 (2010) WHOThe International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) (WHO/ILO/UNEP) is leading a project to harmonize approaches to the assessment of risk from exposure to chemicals. The goal of this project is to globally harmonize approaches to risk assessment by increasing understanding and developing basic principles and guidance on specific chemical risk assessment issues. Harmonization enables efficient use of resources and consistency among assessments.--Website.
- Hayes' Handbook of pesticide toxicology. 3rd ed. v. 1-2, 2010ScienceDirectThe Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology is a comprehensive, two-volume reference guide to the properties, effects, and regulation of pesticides that provides the latest and most complete information to researchers investigating the environmental, agricultural, veterinary, and human-health impacts of pesticide use. Written by international experts from academia, government, and the private sector, the Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology is an in-depth examination of critical issues related to the need for, use of, and nature of chemicals used in modern pest management. This updated third edition carries on the book's tradition of serving as the definitive reference on pesticide toxicology and recognizes the seminal contribution of Wayland J. Hayes, Jr., co-Editor of the first edition. Feature: Presents a comprehensive look at all aspects of pesticide toxicology in one reference work. Benefit: Saves researchers time in quickly accessing the very latest definitive details on toxicity of specific pesticides as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles. Feature: Clear exposition of hazard identification and dose response relationships in each chapter featuring pesticide agents and actions Benefit: Connects the experimental laboratory results to real-life applications in human health, animal health and the environment. Feature: All major classes of pesticide considered. Benefit: Provides relevance to a wider variety of researchers who are conducting comparative work in pesticides or their health impacts. Feature: Different routes of exposure critically evaluated. Benefit: Connects the loop between exposure and harmful affects to those who are researching the affects of pesticides on humans or wildlife.
- Hazardous substances and human health exposure impact and external cost assessment at the European scale 2006ScienceDirect
- Health and the environment in the Southeastern United States rebuilding unity: workshop summary 2002NAP
- Health in the green economy health co-benefits of climate change mitigation - housing sector. 2011WHO1. Overview of housing and climate/environment linkages -- 2. Review of housing and health risks -- 3. Evaluating health co-benefits and risks of IPCC-reviewed mitigation strategies -- 4. Gap analysis: optimizing health benefits and correcting risks of mitigation strategies -- 5. Tools to assess, plan and finance healthy and climate-friendly housing -- 6. Case studies of good practice -- 7. Conclusions and recommendations.
- Part 1. The Atmospheric CO₂ record -- The rise of trees and how they changed Paleozoic atmospheric CO₂, climate, and geology / Robert A. Berner -- Atmospheric CO₂ during the late Paleozoic and Mesozoic: estimates from Indian soils / Prosenjit Ghosh ... [et al.] -- Alkenone-based estimates of past CO2 levels: a consideration of their utility based on an analysis of uncertainties / Katherine H. Freeman, Mark Pagani -- Atmospheric CO₂ data from ice cores: four climatic cycles / Thomas Blunier ... [et al.] -- Atmospheric CO₂ and ¹³CO₂ exchange with the terrestrial biosphere and oceans from 1978 to 2000: observations and carbon cycle implications / Charles D. Keeling ... [et al.] -- Part 2. Biotic responses to long-term changs in atmospheric CO₂ -- Evolutionary responses of land plants to atmospheric CO₂ / David J. Beerling -- Cretaceous CO₂ decline and the radiation and diversification of angiosperms / Jennifer C. McElwain ... [et al.] -- Influence of uplift, weathering, and base cation supply on past and future CO₂ levels / Jacob R. Waldbauer, C. Page Chamberlain -- Atmospheric CO₂, environmental stress, and the evolution of C₄ photosynthesis / Rowan F. Sage -- The influence of atmospheric CO₂, temperature, and water on the abundance of C₃/C₄ taxa / James R. Ehleringer -- Evolution and growth of plants in a low CO₂ world / Joy K. Ward -- Environmentally driven dietary adaptations in African mammals / Thure E. Cerling ... [et al.] -- Terrestrial mammalian herbivore response to declining levels of atmospheric CO₂ during the Cenozoic: evidence from North American fossil horses (family Equidae) / Bruce J. MacFadden -- CO₂, grasses, and human evolution / Nicholaas J. van der Merwe -- Part 3. Atmospheric CO₂ and modern ecosystems -- The carbon cycle over the past 1000 years inferred from the inversion of ice core data / Cathy Trudinger ... [et al.] -- Remembrance of weather past: ecosystem responses to climate variability / David Schimel ... [et al.] -- Effects of elevated CO₂ on keystone herbivores in modern arctic ecosystems / Scott R. McWilliams, James O. Leafloor -- Part 4. Ecosystem responses to a future atmospheric CO₂ -- Modern and future forests in a changing atmosphere / Richard J. Norby ... [et al.] -- Modern and future semi-arid and arid ecosystems / M. Rebecca Shaw ... [et al.] -- Effects of CO₂ on plants at different timescales / Belinda E. Medlyn, Ross E. McMurtrie -- Herbivory in a world of elevated CO₂ / Richard L. Lindroth, M. Denise Dearing -- Borehole temperatures and climate change: a global perspective / Robert N. Harris, David S. Chapman.
- Homeostasis, tumor, metastasis 2014SpringerHuman homeostasis refers to complex interactions to regulate and maintain the internal conditions of the organism under stable condition. In spite of the progress made on cell growth and division, the circuits that coordinate these processes and maintain the homeostatic balance between cell growth and cell death have not been clarified. Deregulation of homeostatic processes results in different forms of imbalances that can turn to diseases including hepatitis, cyrrhosis and tumor formation. Abnormal growth of tissues can lead to a broad spectrum of neoplastic diseases from tissue swelling, primary tumor formation, cancer and ultimately to secondary tumors known as metastases. Tumor formation is a complex process, that develops through many steps. The discussion of balance and its loss in cell growth, primary and secondary tumor formation necessitate basic information in chemistry (carcinogenesis), biochemistry (metabolism), physics (instrumentation), cell biology (compartments), anatomy, physiology, clinical experience (screening, medical imaging, therapy). The focus of this book has been placed on: a) balance of cell growth, b) tumor formation, c) development of cancer and metastasis, e) diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The steps of the lymphatic type of metastatic tumor spread are described. Due to the interdisciplinary nature, the book gives information for a wide audience including biology, biotechnology, molecular, ecology, medical, pharmacist, chemist students. Additional information is provided for biomedical, pharma, medical and life scientists, physicians and health care professionals.
- Household Use of Solid Fuels -- 1. Exposure data -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of cancer in experimental animals -- 4. Mechanistic and other relevant data -- 5. Summary of data reported -- 6. Evaluation and rationale -- -- High-temperature Frying -- 1. Exposure data -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of cancer in experimental animals -- 4. Mechanistic and other relevant data -- 5. Summary of data reported -- 6. Evaluation and rationale
- Human toxicology of chemical mixtures. 2nd ed. 2011ScienceDirectIn this important reference work, Zeliger catalogs the known effects of chemical mixtures on the human body and also proposes a framework for understanding and predicting their actions in terms of lipophile (fat soluble) / hydrophile (water soluble) interactions. The author's focus is on illnesses that ensue following exposures to mixtures of chemicals that cannot be attributed to any one component of the mixture. In the first part the mechanisms of chemical absorption at a molecular and macromolecular level are explained, as well as the body's methods of defending itself against xenobiotic intrusion. Part II examines the sources of the chemicals discusssed, looking at air and water pollution, food additives, pharmaceuticals, etc. Part III, which includes numerous case studies, examines specific effects of particular mixtures on particular body systems and organs and presents a theoretical framework for predicting what the effects of uncharacterized mixtures might be. Part IV covers regulatory requirements and the need to adjust recommended exposure levels for products containing mixtures. It also contains recommendations on how to limit exposure to mixtures in the products we use and on how to limit release of mixtures into the environment. Providing brief summaries of each mixture and its effects, Zeliger provides a comprehensive reference, a jumping off point for professionals (with extensive chapter bibliographies) and an introduction to the topic for those studying traditional toxicology. Addressing many inadequately understood illnesses and conditions such as asthma, infertility and cancer, it will also be of interest to health professionals, environmental scientists and lawyers. Presents a theoretical framework for predicting the effects of chemical mixtures for which no specific data exists (this predictive aspect is important due to the vast number of different potential chemical combinations - far too many to comprehensively catalog). A quick and convenient source of hard to come by data on the rapidly developing field of chemical mixtures, for groups including chemists and engineers, toxicologists, health professionals and environmental scientists. . New and updated material comprises over 30% of this timely new edition, which includes the latest research data alongside an expanded introduction to the science and art of predicting the toxicological properties of chemical mixtures.
- Human viruses in water 2007ScienceDirect
- Illusion of certainty health benefits and risks 2007Springer
- Illustrated dictionary and resource directory of environmental and occupational health. 2nd ed. 2005CRCnetBASE
- Illustrated handbook of toxicology 2011Thieme BookThis book serves as a hands-on guide to various poison treatments and offers supplemental public health information. Each two-page unit features concise text on the left complemented by full-color illustrations on the opposing page. The expert author distinguishes harmful toxic substances and catalogues their specific effects on the human body, plants, animals, and the surrounding environment. The handbook also addresses other topics, including biological warfare, modern toxicological methods, and threshold values. Features include: succinct, user-friendly organization so readers can navigate the content with ease; over 600 detailed images and diagrams arranged on 150 full-color plates illustrate exposures and toxicological effects on humans, plants, and animals; well-researched, objective risk analysis on toxic exposures accompanied by relevant images; extensive glossary of key toxicological terms that provide readers with the accurate information they need to avoid dangerous confusion.
- Impact of pollution on animal products 2008Springer
- "Many Americans believe that the United States has one of the best health-care systems in the world and that consequently Americans enjoy better health than most of the world's populations. The data, however, do not support that belief. In fact, the United States is ranked 32nd in the world in life expectancy even though it is ranked third in total expenditures on health care as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP). Clearly, good health is determined by more than money spent on the health-care system. In fact, a growing body of research indicates that living conditions - including such factors as housing quality, exposure to pollution, and access to healthy and affordable foods and safe places to exercise - have a greater effect on health. That research highlights the importance of considering health in developing policies, programs, plans, and projects, including ones that may not appear at first to have an obvious relationship to health. Health impact assessment (HIA) has arisen as an especially promising way to factor health considerations into the decision-making process. It has been defined in various ways but essentially is a structured process that uses scientific data, professional expertise, and stakeholder input to identify and evaluate public-health consequences of proposals and suggests actions that could be taken to minimize adverse health impacts and optimize beneficial ones"--Publisher's description.
- Indoor air quality sampling methodologies 2002CRCnetBASE
- International classification of HRCT for occupational and environmental respiratory diseases 2005Springer
- Lead and public health science, risk and regulation 2011ScienceDirectThe book presents a detailed assessment of the health science of lead and the human health risk assessment models for lead's human health impacts, followed by an account of various regulatory efforts in the United States and elsewhere to eliminate or reduce human toxic exposures to lead. The science of lead as presented here covers releases of lead into the environment, lead's movement through the environment to reach humans who are then exposed, and the spectrum of toxic effects, particularly low-level toxic effects, on the developing central nervous system of the very young child. The section on human health risk assessment deals with quantifying not only the dose-response relationships that underlie toxic responses to lead in sensitive populations but also with the likelihood of toxic responses vis-vis environmental lead at some level of exposure. This section includes a treatment of computer models of lead exposure, particularly those that use lead in whole blood as a key measure. Various models convert lead intake via various body compartments into measures of body lead burden. Such measures are then directly related to severity of injury. The final section of the book deals with past and present regulatory efforts to control lead releases into the human environment. Current control efforts present a mixed picture. The most problematic issue is the continued presence of lead paint in older housing and lead in soils of urban and mining industry communities. Comprehensive assessment of the three major facets of the public health problem of lead: the voluminous science, the risk assessment approaches, and approaches to controlling lead as a public health problem. Integration of the above three elements to provide a coherent whole Provides a single source of information that will be extremely valuable to all professionals working in areas impacted by this toxic substance.
- Artificial light and human temporal organization. Artificial light and its physiochemical properties -- Light and dark cycles as a basis of temporal organization -- Biological clock and its entrainment by photoperiod -- Light at night (LAN) exposure and its potential effects on daily rhythms and seasonal disruptions -- Melatonin : "hormone of darkness" and a "Jack of all traits" -- Light pollution, its known health effects and impact on energy conservation. Introduction and spread of artificial illumination : a human history retrospective -- Biological definition of light pollution -- Light-at-night (LAN) as a general stressor -- Effects of light pollution on animal daily rhythms and seaonality : ecological consequences -- Light polluiton and hormone-dependent cancers : a summary of accumulated empirical evidence -- Light pollution and its potential links to breast and prostate cancers. Geographic patterns of breast and prostate cancers (BC&PC) worldwide -- Light pollution and its associations with BC&PC in population-level studies -- Selected methodological issues of LAN-BC&PC reserach -- Dark-less world : what is next? (conclusions and prospects for future research).
- Management of health risks from environment and food policy and politics of health risk management in five countries -- asbestos and BSE 2010Springer
- Medical effects of ionizing radiation. 3rd ed. 2008ClinicalKeyBasic radiation physics, chemistry, and biology -- Sources of radiation exposure -- Effects on genetic material -- Cancer induction and dose-response models -- Carcinogenesis of specific sites -- Deterministic effects of radiation -- Effects of radiation in combination with other agents -- Radiation exposure in utero -- Uranium, plutonium, and radium -- Attribution of radiation effects and probability of causation in a specific individual -- Perception of radiation and psychological risks -- Hormesis.
- Metabolism of arsenite. 1st ed. 2012CRCnetBASE"Arsenite contamination of drinking water is a major cause of chronic illness and mortality in many countries, but until recently little was known of the processes determining its movement and concentration. Bacterial oxidation of arsenite was first described in 1918 and thought to be a means of detoxification. It was not until 2000 that the first autotrophic arsenite-oxidising bacterium was isolated and shown to gain energy from arsenite oxidation. Since then a wide range of such bacteria has been isolated and the literature on the topic has grown rapidly. This book reviews the new understanding of the diversity and abundance of such organisms, their role in arsenic cycling in the environment and their possible relations with arsenic-dependent diseases in humans"-- Provided by publisher.
- Chapter 1: Overview -- Chapter 2: Performance Criteria -- Chapter 3: Library-dependent Source Tracking Methods -- Chapter 4: Library-Independent Source Tracking Methods -- Chapter 5: Viruses as Tracers of Fecal Contamination -- Chapter 6: Phage Methods -- Chapter 7: Pathogenic Protozoa -- Chapter 8: Chemical-Based Fecal Source Tracking Methods -- Chapter 9: Statistical Approaches for Modeling in Microbial Source Tracking -- Chapter 10: Mitochondrial DNA as Source Tracking Markers of Fecal Contamination -- Chapter 11: Community Analysis-Based Methods -- Chapter 12: Public Perception of and Public Participation in Microbial Source Tracking -- Chapter 13: Use of Microbial Source Tracking in the Legal Arena: Benefits and Challenges -- Chapter 14: Applications of Microbial Source Tracking in the TMDL Process -- Chapter 15: Relating MST Results to Fecal Indicator Bacteria, Pathogens, and Standards -- Chapter 16: Minimizing Microbial Source Tracking at All Costs -- Chapter 17: Environmental Persistence and Naturalization of Fecal Indicator Organisms -- Chapter 18: Agricultural and Rural Watersheds -- Chapter 19: Case Studies of Urban and Suburban Watersheds -- Chapter 20: Beaches and Coastal Environmenta -- Chapter 21: Source tracking in Australia and New Zealand: Case Studies -- Chapter 22: Microbial Source Tracking in China and Developing Nations -- Chapter 23: A National Security Perspective of Microbial Source Tracking -- Chapter 24: Applications of Quantitative Microbial Source Tracking (QMST) and Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA) -- Chapter 25: Food Safety and Implications for Microbial Source Tracking -- Chapter 26: Training Future Scientists: Teaching Microbial Source Tracking (MST) to Undergraduates -- Index.
- Microorganisms in home and indoor work environments diversity, health impacts, investigation and control. 2nd ed. 2011CRCnetBASEMachine generated contents note: ch. 1 Microorganisms in air -- 1.1.Microorganisms in outdoor air / B. Flannigan -- 1.2.Microorganisms in indoor air / B. Flannigan -- 1.3.Pollen in indoor air / A. Rantio-Lehtimaki -- ch. 2 Microorganisms in homes and work environments -- 2.1.Microbial growth in indoor environments / J.D. Miller -- 2.2.Bacteria and other bioaerosols in industrial workplaces / J.R.M. Swan -- 2.3.Remediation and control of microbial growth in problem buildings / P.R. Morey -- ch. 3 Airborne microorganisms and disease -- 3.1.Allergenic microorganisms and hypersensitivity / J.H. Day -- 3.2.Occupational respiratory disease: hypersensitivity pneumonitis and other forms of interstitial lung disease / B. Flannigan -- 3.3.Respiratory tract infections caused by indoor fungi / R.C. Summerbell -- ch. 4 Microbiological investigation of indoor environments -- 4.1.Mycological investigations of indoor environments / J.D. Miller -- 4.2.Molecular methods for bioaerosol characterization / J.A. Scott -- 4.3.Isolation and identification of fungi / J. Houbraken -- 4.4.Analysis of microbial volatile organic compounds / T.J. Ryan -- 4.5.Analysis for toxins and inflammatory compounds / J.D. Miller -- 4.6.Interpreting sampling data in investigations of indoor environments: selected case studies / P.R. Morey -- ch. 5 Common and important species of Actinobacteria and fungi in indoor environments -- Common and important species of fungi and actinomycetes in indoor environments / J.D. Miller -- Descriptions and illustrations of common fungi and actinomycetes.
- Nanotechnology-- health and environmental risks 2008CRCnetBASEIntroduction : assessing nanotechnology health and environmental risks -- Defining risk assessment and how it is used for environmental protection, and its potential role for managing nanotechnology risks -- Sustainable nanotechnology development using risk assessment and applying life cycle thinking -- The state of the science : human health, toxicology, and nanotechnological risk / Brenda E. Barry -- The state of the science : environmental risks -- NANO LCRA : an adaptive screening-level life cycle risk assessment framework for nanotechnology -- Alternative approaches for life cycle risk assessment for nanotechnology and comprehensive environmental assessment / Jo Anne Shatkin and J. Michael Davis -- Current and proposed approaches for managing risks in occupational environments / Brenda E. Barry -- Ongoing international efforts to address risk issues for nanotechnology.
- This guideline defines ventilation and then natural ventilation. It explores the design requirements for natural ventilation in the context of infection control, describing the basic principles of design, construction, operation and maintenance for an effective natural ventilation system to control infection in health-care settings.
- Ovarian toxicology. Second edition. [2nd ed.] 2014CRCnetBASE"Today, we are exposed to an ever-growing number of chemicals in the environment and there is an increasing awareness of the effects of these chemicals on the ovaries. As such, the potential for xenobiotic-induced infertility needs to be better understood. Additionally, menopause-associated disorders are of growing health concern in view of the fact that by the year 2025, 19.5% of the population of the U.S. will be menopause-aged women. Exploring research into chemicals that have the potential to cause early menopause by destroying pre-antral ovarian follicles, this book is an essential resource for researchers in academia, regulatory agencies, and industry"--Provided by publisher.
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