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  • Globalization, Health, and the Environmentby Greg Guest

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 35.99

    Leading health scholars reveal the impact of globalization on human health, as it is mediated through environmental change. Through case studies of cultures around the world, they examine the bio-cultural intersection of health and the environment and the impact of rapid change, technological development and the expansion of the global economy. This... more...

  • Environmental Health Risk IIIby C. A. BREBBIA; V. POPOV; D. FAYZIEVA

    WIT Press 2005; US$ 472.00

    This book comprises a series of papers presented at the Third International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health , divided into the following topic areas: Water Quality Issues; Air Pollution; Radiation Fields; Accident and Man-Made Risks; Risk Analysis; Emergency Response; Food Contamination; Electromagnetic Fields; Noise Pollution;... more...

  • Environmental Health Risk IIby C. A. BREBBIA; D. FAYZIEVA

    WIT Press 2003; US$ 228.00

    Containing many of the papers presented at the Second International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health, this volume includes contributions from a variety of different countries. A wide range of issues related to health risk are considered. more...

  • Environmental Health Riskby D. Fajzieva; C. A. Brebbia; D. Fayzieva

    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...

  • Natural Environments and Human Healthby A. Ewert; D. Mitten; J. Overholt

    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...

  • Atmospheric Pollutionby A. R. Meetham; D. W. Bottom; S. Cayton

    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...

  • Environmental Medicineby G Melvyn Howe; John A Loraine

    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...

  • Environmental Biomedicineby Mieczyslaw Pokorski

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 94.71

    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...

  • Preventing Diarrhoea through Better Water Sanitation and Hygieneby World Health Organization

    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...

  • The Age of Smokeby Frank Uekoetter; Thomas Dunlap

    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...