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Toxicology. Poisons

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  • 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...

  • Endocrine Disruptionby David O. Norris; James A. Carr

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 169.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Acetaldehyde-Related Pathologyby Derek J. Chadwick; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2007; US$ 226.00 US$ 203.40

    Part of the prestigious Novartis Foundation, this is the first book to review the pathology associated with acetaldehyde, a known toxic agent found in cigarette smoke and other pollutants and derived from ingested alcohol, amongst other sources. In the body, acetaldehyde affects several tissues, particularly the brain and liver, causing various diseases,... more...

  • Food Safetyby J.P.F. D'Mello

    CABI 2003; US$ 160.00

    Food safety is a global issue. This book covers recent developments in the chemistry, biochemistry and physiological effects of toxicants that might have an impact on human health and welfare. It also disucsses risk management, legislation and regulatory issues. more...