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Toxicology. Poisons

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  • In Vitro Toxicology, Second Editionby Shayne C. Gad

    CRC Press 2000; Not Available

    Toxicology has made tremendous strides in the sophistication of the models used to identify and understand the mechanisms of agents that can harm or kill humand and other higher organisms. Non-animals or in vitro models started to gain significant use in the 1960s. As a result of the increased concern over animal welfare, economic factors, and the... more...

  • Clinical Toxicologyby Frank A. Barile

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 100.00

    Concise and authoritative, Clinical Toxicology: Principles and Mechanisms examines the complex interactions associated with clinical toxicological events and chemical exposure or drug administration. The author places special emphasis on signs and symptoms of diseases and pathology caused by toxins and clinical drugs. He covers contemporary issues... more...

  • Silent Scourgeby Colleen F. Moore

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 38.99

    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...

  • Endocrine Disruptorsby Rajesh K. Naz

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 126.95

    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...

  • 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 Disruptionby David O. Norris; James A. Carr

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 159.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Evaluation of Certain Veterinary Drug Residues in Food, No 939by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 22.50

    This report represents the conclusions of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee convened to evaluate the safety of residues of certain veterinary drugs in food and to recommend maximum levels for such residues in food. The first part of the report considers general principles regarding the evaluation of veterinary drugs within the terms of reference of... more...

  • Principles of Characterizing and Applying Human Exposure Models by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 18.00

    This document sets out the characteristics of exposure assessment models that should be described to aid in model selection by exposure assessors. It includes a background document that summarizes current practice in exposure modelling and principles for evaluating exposure models. more...