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Toxicology. Poisons

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  • 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...

  • A Small Dose of Toxicologyby Steven G. Gilbert

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 41.95

    Everyday, we come into contact with many relatively harmless substances that could, at certain concentrations, be toxic. This applies not only to obvious candidates such as asbestos, lead, and gasoline, but also to compounds such as caffeine and headache tablets. While the field of toxicology has numerous texts devoted to aspects of biology, chemistry,... 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...

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

    Wiley 2005; US$ 580.00 US$ 522.00

    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$ 288.00

    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... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Principles and Methods for the Assessment of Risk from Essential Trace Elementsby International Programme on Chemical Safety

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 23.40

    The risk assessment approach described in this monograph applies only to essential trace elements (ETEs) involved in human health and not to non-essential elements. The purpose of this monograph is to provide the scientific principles that support the concept of an ''acceptable range of oral intake'' (AROI), which uses a ''homeostatic model'' for determining... more...