This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
Written by internationally well-known scientists, including a Nobel Prize winner 327 pages, printed in color, 306 photographs, illustrations and tables. Editor Associate Professor Lennart Möller, Environmental Medicine, deals with environmental risk factors and human health. This is related to all of us since we are all exposed to air to breathe, water to drink, food and beverages. The risk factors can be of many different kinds like radioactivity, chemicals or ultra-violet radiation from the sun. Many of the risk factors could be avoided or reduced with the knowledge that they exist and what the risk situations are. In this book you will find a number of scientists and physicians who are involved in research and human health care. They want to transfer their knowledge to students, decision makers and people interested in these matters which is the reason why the book is in a form of popularized science with many illustrations and photographs. The 18 chapters deal with the process of cancer, genetics, air pollution, atmospheric chemistry, UV-radiation, allergens, algae toxins, water and soil contamination of mutagens and metals, the Chernobyl accident, radon, acidification, metal toxicity, organic chlorinated hydrocarbons, endocrine disruptors, food mutagens, mycotoxins, acute poisoning and risk perception.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP102309270