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Dioxins and health : including other persistent organic pollutants and endocrine disruptors / edited by Arnold Schecter.

Contributor(s): Schecter, Arnold.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 644 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118184141; 1118184149; 9781118184172; 1118184173.Subject(s): Dioxins -- Toxicology | Dioxins -- toxicity | Environmental Pollutants -- toxicity | Dioxins -- toxicity | Dioxins | Environmental Pollutants -- toxicity | Medicine | Health | Social Science | MEDICAL -- Toxicology | Dioxins -- ToxicologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dioxins and health.DDC classification: 615.9/512 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Persistent organic pollutants : an overview / Daniele Wikoff, Lauren Fitzgerald, Linda Birnbaum Toxic equivalency factors (TEFS) for dioxin and related compounds / Michael DeVito Historic and newer persistent organic pollutants (POPS) in U.S. food / Janice Huwe -- Flame retardants : PBDES and their replacements / Thomas Webster, Heather Stapleton -- Pharmacokinetics of TCDD and related compounds / James Olson -- Immunomodulation by persistent organic pollutants / Robert Luebke [and others] -- Developmental neurotoxicity of dioxins / G. Jean Harry, Pamela J. Lein -- Epidemiological evidence on the health effects of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) / Kyle Steenland, Tony Fletcher, David Savitz -- Polybrominated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans / Kurunthachalam Kannan, Chunyang Liao, Hyo-Bang Moon -- Epidemiological studies on cancer and exposure to dioxin and related compounds / Lennart Hardell, Mikeal Eriksson -- Reproductive and developmental epidemiology of dioxins -- Anne Sweeney [and others] -- Bisphenol A / Thaddeus Shug [and others] -- Phthalates : human exposure and related health effects / John D. Meeker, Kelly K. Ferguson -- The seveso accident / Angela Cecilia Pesatori, Pier Alberto Bertazzi -- Agent orange : long term health and environmental impact in Vietnam / Susan Hammond, Arnold Schecter -- The yusho and yucheng rice oil poisoning incidents / Yoshito Masuda, Arnold Schecter -- The Binghamtom New York electrical transformer fire incident of 1981 / Nancy Kim, Arnold Schecter -- The Yushchenko dioxin poisoning : chronology and pharmacokinetics / John Jake Ryan -- Human health risk assessment of POPS / David Szabo, Anne E. Loccisano.
Summary: Explores the latest science on dioxins and other POPs, and their impact on human healthNow in its third edition, Dioxins and Health is the most respected reference of its kind, presenting the latest scientific findings on dioxins, dibenzofurans, polychlorinated biphenyls and related compounds, and their impact on human health. The book fully examines the many toxicological effects--including immunological, neurological, developmental, dermatological, and cardiological--these chemicals have on health. This Third Edition has been greatly expanded with the latest research findings on dioxins and rel.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Persistent organic pollutants : an overview / Daniele Wikoff, Lauren Fitzgerald, Linda Birnbaum Toxic equivalency factors (TEFS) for dioxin and related compounds / Michael DeVito Historic and newer persistent organic pollutants (POPS) in U.S. food / Janice Huwe -- Flame retardants : PBDES and their replacements / Thomas Webster, Heather Stapleton -- Pharmacokinetics of TCDD and related compounds / James Olson -- Immunomodulation by persistent organic pollutants / Robert Luebke [and others] -- Developmental neurotoxicity of dioxins / G. Jean Harry, Pamela J. Lein -- Epidemiological evidence on the health effects of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) / Kyle Steenland, Tony Fletcher, David Savitz -- Polybrominated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans / Kurunthachalam Kannan, Chunyang Liao, Hyo-Bang Moon -- Epidemiological studies on cancer and exposure to dioxin and related compounds / Lennart Hardell, Mikeal Eriksson -- Reproductive and developmental epidemiology of dioxins -- Anne Sweeney [and others] -- Bisphenol A / Thaddeus Shug [and others] -- Phthalates : human exposure and related health effects / John D. Meeker, Kelly K. Ferguson -- The seveso accident / Angela Cecilia Pesatori, Pier Alberto Bertazzi -- Agent orange : long term health and environmental impact in Vietnam / Susan Hammond, Arnold Schecter -- The yusho and yucheng rice oil poisoning incidents / Yoshito Masuda, Arnold Schecter -- The Binghamtom New York electrical transformer fire incident of 1981 / Nancy Kim, Arnold Schecter -- The Yushchenko dioxin poisoning : chronology and pharmacokinetics / John Jake Ryan -- Human health risk assessment of POPS / David Szabo, Anne E. Loccisano.

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Explores the latest science on dioxins and other POPs, and their impact on human healthNow in its third edition, Dioxins and Health is the most respected reference of its kind, presenting the latest scientific findings on dioxins, dibenzofurans, polychlorinated biphenyls and related compounds, and their impact on human health. The book fully examines the many toxicological effects--including immunological, neurological, developmental, dermatological, and cardiological--these chemicals have on health. This Third Edition has been greatly expanded with the latest research findings on dioxins and rel.

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