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- Springer 2012; US$ 35.00
With BPA in baby bottles, mercury in fish, and lead in computer monitors, the world has become a toxic place. But as Emily Monosson demonstrates in her groundbreaking new book, it has always been toxic. When oxygen first developed in Earth's atmosphere, it threatened the very existence of life: now we literally can't live without it. According... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 21.95
Elizabeth Grossman, an acclaimed journalist who brought national attention to the contaminants hidden in computers and other high tech electronics, now tackles the hazards of ordinary consumer products. She shows that for the sake of convenience, efficiency, and short-term safety, we have created synthetic chemicals that fundamentally change, at a... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 59.99
s Heartland Tobacco War chronicles the political and public relations battles between health advocates and forces supported by the tobacco industry in Oklahoma from the 1980s to the present, drawing on previously-suppressed tobacco insider documents and first-hand interviews with key players. The authors especially highlight the role of Oklahoma?s... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2012; US$ 165.00
Following on from the highly successful inaugural 2011 conference which took place in Switzerland, Endocrine Disruptors 2012 addressed key topics related to the evaluation of adverse effects on the endocrine system and corresponding regulatory requirements. These proceedings contain all the presentations from this conference which brought together... more...
- Ulysses Press 2014; US$ 14.95
A quick-and-easy, no-starvation approach to maintaining a healthy body by flushing toxins each week There is no avoiding the pollutants and dangerous chemicals in the modern world. But the revolutionary program in this book offers a highly effective way to fight back. Unleashing the nutritional healing of superfoods, it provides you with an unbeatable... more...
Human Exposure to Arsenic and Other Potentially Toxic Metals in Some Waters of Biu Volcanic Province, North-Eastern Nigeria: The effect of leaching from rocks into surrounding watersDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 52.06
The Biu Volcanic Province is one of the largest Volcanic Provinces in Nigeria covering an area of 5000 km2 with a thickness of 250m. Geochemical analysis of the volcanic soil revealed the complete leaching of the major elements (CaO, K2O, MgO, MnO, and TiO2) from the surface soil probably into water sources. This may explain the extremely high Ca and... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95
The abuse of amphetamines is a serious problem in the United States among all age groups, from adolescents to those ages 40 and older, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Methamphetamine, a form of amphetamine, is about twice as addictive as other amphetamines, making it a particularly worrisome drug. Amphetamines... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 79.00
This eBook addresses the impact of prenatal exposure to alcohol, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). It presents a compilation of current research by leading experts in the field and serves as a guide to future directions in FASD research, interventions and treatment. The book includes a comprehensive compendium of our knowledge of the dangers... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00
Consumers are demanding that laundry cleaning chemicals are non-toxic and degrade rapidly without affecting the ecosystem. Many now prefer to use cleaning ingredients that are derived from renewable resources and they are conscious of the need to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions by reducing washing temperatures and minimising drying time.... more...
Thermodynamic Sorption Modelling in Support of Radioactive Waste Disposal Safety Cases: NEA Sorption Project Phase IIIOECD Publishing 2012; US$ 64.00
A central safety function of radioactive waste disposal repositories is the prevention or sufficient retardation of radionuclide migration to the biosphere. Performance assessment exercises in various countries, and for a range of disposal scenarios, have demonstrated that one of the most important processes providing this safety function is the sorption... more...