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- WIT Press 2001; US$ 326.00
This book features edited versions of papers presented at the First International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health. The papers are divided under the following headings: Air Pollution; Water Supply and Quality; Waste Water and Surface Water Problems; Radiation and Noise; Microbial Risk; Population Health; and Solid Waste. more...
- CABI 2014; US$ 145.00
The role natural environments play in human health and wellbeing is attracting increasing attention. There is growing medical evidence that access to the natural environment can prevent disease, aid recovery, tackle obesity and improve mental health. This book examines the history of natural environments being used for stress-reduction, enjoyment,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Atmospheric Pollution: Its History, Origins and Prevention looks at the history, sources, and controls of air pollution in Britain. Topics covered include the origin of fuel, natural solid fuels such as wood and coal,and manufactured fuels such as coke and alcohol. Mineral oils and gases are also considered, along with industrial boilers and furnaces,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Environmental Medicine, Second Edition stresses the importance of the medicine of the environment and emphasizes the advantages which must emanate from a multidisciplinary approach to the method in which environmental factors impinge on the health and wellbeing of the human race. The selection first offers information on the environment, its influences,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 97.71
The 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... more...
- World Health Organization 2014; US$ 30.00
In early 2013 WHO convened an expert group of scientists from 14 collaborating research institutions to update the assessment of the burden of diarrhoeal disease from inadequate water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and to reassess the effectiveness of WASH interventions. This group considered evolving and alternative methods for assessing the burden... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 28.95
In 1880, coal was the primary energy source for everything from home heating to industry. Regions where coal was readily available, such as the Ruhr Valley in Germany and western Pennsylvania in the United States, witnessed exponential growth-yet also suffered the greatest damage from coal pollution. These conditions prompted civic activism in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00
Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by tackling the social, economic and environmental determinants.... more...
- Springer London 2015; US$ 146.01
Exposure to ambient air pollutants, both indoors and outdoors has been associated with the exacerbation and also in the etiology of diverse human diseases. This book offers an overview of our current understanding of air pollution health risks and how this knowledge is being used in the regulatory, therapeutic intervention measures to protect the... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 245.98
Section I: Dosimetry and Measurements. Section II: Biological Responses Indicative of Genetic Effects. Section III: Biological Responses Indicative of Carcinogenic and Other Non-genetic Effects. Section IV: Epidemiology and Radio Frequency Radiation Research. Section V: Non-biological Health Risks from Radio Frequency Radiation: Interference with... more...