Explores the most recent technological know-how on dioxins and different POPs, and their effect on human health
Now in its 3rd version, Dioxins and Health is the main revered reference of its style, offering the most recent clinical findings on dioxins, dibenzofurans, polychlorinated biphenyls and comparable compounds, and their effect on human wellbeing and fitness. The e-book totally examines the numerous toxicological effects—including immunological, neurological, developmental, dermatological, and cardiological—these chemical compounds have on healthiness.
This Third Edition has been drastically extended with the most recent learn findings on dioxins and similar compounds. furthermore, it now comprises insurance of alternative chronic natural pollution (POPs) and endocrine disruptors, together with:
Brominated flame retardants, corresponding to polybrominated diphenyl ethers and hexabromocyclododecane
Perfluorinated chemical compounds akin to perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid
different endocrine disrupting chemical compounds just like POPs reminiscent of bisphenol A
Readers also will know about the most recent findings at the long term affects attributable to using Agent Orange in Vietnam. different chapters assessment the Seveso catastrophe in Italy and the Yusho and Yucheng rice oil poisoning incidents in Japan and Taiwan. furthermore, there's a complete bankruptcy devoted to the dioxin poisoning of former Ukraine President Victor Yushchenko.
all of the chapters within the e-book were written via major foreign specialists. References on the finish of every bankruptcy consultant readers to the first literature within the box.
Expertly prepared in a single quantity, Dioxins and Health deals readers easy accessibility to crucial information regarding dioxins and similar compounds written in transparent, uncomplicated language that's obtainable not to basically scientists, clinicians and public wellbeing and fitness pros, but additionally basic readers.Content:
Chapter 1 continual natural toxins: an summary (pages 1–35): Daniele Wikoff, Lauren Fitzgerald and Linda Birnbaum
Chapter 2 Toxicity Equivalence components for Dioxin and similar Compounds (pages 37–52): Michael Devito
Chapter three historical and more recent continual natural pollution in nutrients (pages 53–88): Janice Huwe
Chapter four Flame Retardants: Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers and their Replacements (pages 89–108): Thomas F. Webster and Heather M. Stapleton
Chapter five Pharmacokinetics of 2,3,7,8?Tetrachlorodibenzo?P?Dioxin and similar Compounds (pages 109–169): James R. Olson
Chapter 6 Immunomodulation by means of continual natural toxins (pages 171–192): Robert W. Luebke, Jamie C. Dewitt, Dori R. Germolec, Keith D. Salazar and Nancy I. Kerkvliet
Chapter 7 Developmental Neurotoxicity of Dioxins (pages 193–227): G. Jean Harry and Pamela J. Lein
Chapter eight Epidemiological facts at the health and wellbeing results of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (pages 229–253): Kyle Steenland, Tony Fletcher and David A. Savitz
Chapter nine Polybrominated Dibenzo?P?Dioxins and Dibenzofurans (pages 255–302): Kurunthachalam Kannan, Chunyang Liao and Hyo?Bang Moon
Chapter 10 Epidemiological reviews on melanoma and publicity to Dioxins and similar Compounds (pages 303–358): Lennart Hardell and Mikael Eriksson
Chapter eleven Reproductive and Developmental Epidemiology of Dioxins (pages 359–379): Anne Sweeney, Deborah J. del Junco, Marcella Warner and Brenda Eskenazi
Chapter 12 Bisphenol A (pages 381–413): Thaddeus T. Schug, Sarah A. Vogel, Laura N. Vandenberg, Joe M. Braun, Russ Hauser, Julia A. Taylor, Frederick S. Vom Saal and Jerold J. Heindel
Chapter thirteen Phthalates: Human publicity and comparable health and wellbeing results (pages 415–443): John D. Meeker and Kelly ok. Ferguson
Chapter 14 The Seveso twist of fate (pages 445–467): Angela Cecilia Pesatori and Pier Alberto Bertazzi
Chapter 15 Agent Orange: future health and Environmental matters in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos (pages 469–520): Susan Hammond and Arnold Schecter
Chapter sixteen The Yusho and Yucheng Rice Oil Poisoning Incidents (pages 521–551): Yoshito Masuda and Arnold Schecter
Chapter 17 The Binghamton, manhattan, electric Transformer hearth Incident of 1981 (pages 553–566): Nancy Kim and Arnold Schecter
Chapter 18 The Yushchenko Dioxin Poisoning: Chronology and Pharmacokinetics (pages 567–577): John Jake Ryan
Chapter 19 POPs and Human well-being hazard evaluation (pages 579–618): David T. Szabo and Anne E. Loccisano
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