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Toxicology. Poisons

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  • Handbook of Elemental Speciationby Rita Cornelis; Joseph A. Caruso; Helen Crews; Klaus G. Heumann

    Wiley 2005; US$ 580.00 US$ 502.67

    Written by an internationally recognized group of editors and contributors, Handbook of Elemental Speciation, Volume 2 provides a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary presentation of the analytical techniques involved in speciation. Comprehensive coverage of key elements and compounds in situ Addresses the analysis and impact of these elements... more...

  • Chiral Pollutantsby Imran Ali; Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein

    Wiley 2005; US$ 320.00 US$ 277.33

    Today, among the various chiral discrimination methods, chromatography and capillary electrophoresis techniques have become powerful tools in environmental analysis. Therefore, there is a need to describe the art of the determination of the chiral pollutants in the environmental matrices.  This book provides the complete information on the types of... more...

  • Silent Scourgeby Colleen F. Moore

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53

    Prologue 1. Lead and the Roots of Environmental Controversies 2. Mercury: Not Just a Fish Story 3. PCBs: Another Global Pollutant 4. Why Organophosphorus and Carbamate Pesticides Should Be Studied 5. Noise and Children's Development 6. It Isn't Fair: Environmental Pollution Disasters and Community Relocations ... more...

  • Killer Bean of Calabar and Other Storiesby Peter Macinnis

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 22.68

    Juicy anecdotal and quirky stories of poisons and poisoners that are informative, interesting, ironic and humorous. more...

  • Toxicogenomics and Proteomicsby J.J. Valdes

    IOS Press 2004; US$ 126.00

    Toxicology uses a variety of models to assess the behavioral and histopathological consequences of exposure to certain chemicals, primarily those described here as "environmental insults." While useful to some degree, these assessments are not particularly helpful in determining the outcome of low-level exposure, or exposure to several chemicals, a more...

  • Endocrine Disruptorsby Rajesh K. Naz

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 253.00

    There is great concern regarding the reproductive and health hazards of endocrine disruptors. Research indicates that men are experiencing declining fertility and an increased incidence of prostate cancer, while women are dealing with increased infertility, early menopause, and breast cancer. As new research reveals the previously unknown risks of... more...

  • Endocrine Disruptionby David O. Norris; James A. Carr

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 159.99 US$ 137.59

    This book addresses the biological effects of the reasonably large number of classes of compounds that have been recognized as endocrine disrupters. These compounds have been found to persist as pollutants in the environment, and have been blamed for causing developmental disorders and/or fertility problems in fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and... more...

  • How Everyday Products Make People Sickby Paul D. Blanc

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    This book reveals the hidden health dangers in many of the seemingly innocent products we encounter every day--a tube of glue in a kitchen drawer, a bottle of bleach in the laundry room, a rayon scarf on a closet shelf, a brass knob on the front door, a wood plank on an outdoor deck. A compelling exposé, written by a physician with extensive experience... more...

  • Equidad de género y salud ambientalby Jacqueline Sims; Maureen E. Butter

    Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 14.00

    Este trabajo expone la relación entre el género y ciertos aspectos de la salud y el ambiente definidos en sentido amplio. Demuestra cómo se vinculan los temas sobre equidad de género con la esfera de la salud y el ambiente, tanto desde la perspectiva de la biología como del género, considerando como construcción social, y la forma en que la pobreza... more...

  • Acetaldehyde-Related Pathologyby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2007; US$ 226.00 US$ 195.87

    Part of the prestigious Novartis Foundation, this is the first book to review the pathology associated with acetaldehyde, a known toxic agent found in cigarette smoke and other pollutants and derived from ingested alcohol, amongst other sources. In the body, acetaldehyde affects several tissues, particularly the brain and liver, causing various diseases,... more...