Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic by Unknown

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Explores the newest technology on dioxins and different POPs, and their influence on human health

Now in its 3rd variation, Dioxins and Health is the main revered reference of its type, offering the most recent medical findings on dioxins, dibenzofurans, polychlorinated biphenyls and comparable compounds, and their influence on human future health. The publication totally examines the numerous toxicological effects—including immunological, neurological, developmental, dermatological, and cardiological—these chemical compounds have on health and wellbeing.

This Third Edition has been drastically improved with the most recent examine findings on dioxins and similar compounds. in addition, it now comprises insurance of different power natural toxins (POPs) and endocrine disruptors, together with:

  • Brominated flame retardants, resembling polybrominated diphenyl ethers and hexabromocyclododecane

  • Perfluorinated chemical compounds comparable to perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid

  • different endocrine disrupting chemical compounds just like POPs similar to bisphenol A

Readers also will know about the most recent findings at the long term affects because of using Agent Orange in Vietnam. different chapters evaluation the Seveso catastrophe in Italy and the Yusho and Yucheng rice oil poisoning incidents in Japan and Taiwan. moreover, there's a complete bankruptcy devoted to the dioxin poisoning of former Ukraine President Victor Yushchenko.

the entire chapters within the e-book were written via best overseas specialists. References on the finish of every bankruptcy advisor 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, easy language that's available not to in basic terms scientists, clinicians and public overall healthiness pros, but in addition basic readers.Content:
Chapter 1 power natural toxins: an outline (pages 1–35): Daniele Wikoff, Lauren Fitzgerald and Linda Birnbaum
Chapter 2 Toxicity Equivalence elements for Dioxin and similar Compounds (pages 37–52): Michael Devito
Chapter three historical and more recent power natural pollution in foodstuff (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 through continual natural pollution (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 proof at the healthiness 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 comparable 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 future health 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: well-being 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, big apple, 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 wellbeing and fitness threat evaluate (pages 579–618): David T. Szabo and Anne E. Loccisano

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