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Books in Toxicology

Elsevier's Toxicology collection provides essential insights for researchers and scientists into mitigating the adverse effects of contaminants on organisms, covering research, analysis, risk assessment, detection, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of toxic exposure. Including toxicity testing, environmental toxicology it offers valuable knowledge for addressing public health and safety challenges by examining the adverse effects of contaminants on human health, animals, and the environment.

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Nonclinical Development of Biologics, Vaccines and Specialty Biologics

  • 2nd Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Lisa Plitnick + 1 more
  • English
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Nonclinical Development of Biologics, Biosimilars, Vaccines and Specialty Biologics, Second Edition is a complete reference devoted to the nonclinical safety assessment of novel biopharmaceuticals, biosimilars, vaccines, cell and gene therapies, and blood products. Updated and revised, the new edition compares and contrasts these types of biologics with one another, and with small molecule drugs while incorporating the most current and essential international regulatory guidelines. Each section discusses a different type of biologic, as well as early characterization strategies, principles of study design, preclinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and preclinical assays.This multi-edited book with chapters authored by leading qualified experts in the field offers a comprehensive reference on critical insights that will be of interest to researchers involved in early through late-stage biologics.

Acetaminophen Toxicity

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Barry Rumack + 2 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Acetaminophen Toxicity: Experimental and Clinical Advances provides detailed information on the risks of consuming acetaminophen in various scenarios and effective treatments of toxicity. Divided into two parts, the foundational aspects of the book cover the mechanism of toxicity in a detailed manner, beginning with the history of acetaminophen and then delving into newly explored areas of genetics, proteomics, and metabolomics. The second half discusses clinical practices and examines where further research and therapeutic approaches may be headed. This part answers key questions about who to treat, what are the exceptions, how long do you treat, how much antidote do you need, when are other treatments necessary, and what are those other treatments.With contributions from experts in the field, the book is a thorough, well-researched, and a valuable reference for scientists, researchers, and clinicians engaged in pursuing better and more accurate diagnosis and treatment of patients with of acetaminophen toxicity.

Immunotoxicogenomics

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Naimat Ali + 2 more
  • English
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Immunotoxicogenomics: A Multidisciplinary Approach in Systems Toxicology covers the major mechanisms and effects of toxic substances on the immune system, and on the regulation of gene expression. This includes the aims, opportunities, clinical applications, recent developments, and emerging and future trends. The book begins with a discussion of the systemic approach to toxicants, but also looks at current genomic tools used to assess immunotoxicity and systems biology methods used in immuno-toxicogenomics. Other topics include genomic expression profiling, gene expression as a tool to understand and predict immunotoxicity, immunotox-icogenomics as a screening tool, and the assessment and analysis of Immunotoxicogenomics data.This book provides a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach for researchers in the fields of toxicology, genetics, immunology, and others engaged in the study on the effects of toxic substances on immune responses.

Epidemiology of Cannabis

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Albert Stuart Reece + 1 more
  • English
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Epidemiology of Cannabis: Genotoxicity, Neurotoxicity, Epigenomics and Aging, Three Volume Set provides a novel and comprehensive exploration of four areas that have previously been associated with cannabis use, namely mental health in adults and young adults, pediatric autism, congenital anomalies, and pediatric cancers, including testicular cancer. The work also explores the possibility of how these associations might be reflected in overall disease trends at the population health level. These volumes survey these four areas in detail and applies cutting-edge analytical software and geospatial space–time analytical techniques to these questions. With all this information gathered across three volumes in an easily readable form, this book is a reference for clinicians, health science and allied health practitioners, public health and basic science researchers and drug and health regulators interested in these topics. It is also suitable for inclusion in course work and study preparation courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Hazardous Chemicals

  • 1st Edition
  • September 1, 2024
  • Jaspal Singh + 2 more
  • English
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Hazardous Chemicals: Overview, Toxicological Profile, Challenges, and Future Perspectives offers comprehensive coverage of hazardous chemicals and their routes of exposures, mechanism of toxicity, hazard control measures, handling and storage, emergency guidelines, and safety measures.The book is organized into specific classifications of chemical hazards: pesticides, fertilizers, insecticides, automotive, paint and paint solvents, chemical manufacturing solvents, dyes, cleaning agents, pharmaceuticals, and radioactive products. It discusses the health risk and environmental impact of these toxic substances. It also provides management strategies including risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication. Hazardous Chemicals is a practical resource for researchers, academics, industry professionals, graduate and postgraduate students in toxicology and environmental science engaged in the evaluation of toxic substances and human health concerns.

Haschek and Rousseaux's Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology Volume 5: Toxicologic Pathology of Organ Systems

  • 4th Edition
  • June 3, 2024
  • Wanda M Haschek + 3 more
  • English
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Haschek and Rousseaux's Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology, Fourth Edition, Volume Five: Toxicologic Pathology of Organ Systems is a key reference on the integration of structure and functional changes in tissues associated with the response to pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and biologics. This book continues coverage of Organ-Specific Toxicologic Pathology and major organ systems not covered in Volume Four, and has been completely revised, making it an essential part of the most authoritative reference on toxicologic pathology for pathologists, toxicologists, research scientists, and regulators studying and making decisions on drugs, biologics, medical devices, and other chemicals, including agrochemicals and environmental contaminants.

Biomarkers in Environmental and Human Health Biomonitoring

  • 1st Edition
  • May 29, 2024
  • Ritu Mishra + 3 more
  • English
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Biomarkers in Environmental and Human Health Biomonitoring: An Integrated Perspective provides a holistic view of the biomonitoring of environmental degradation, accumulated toxicity, and associated human health concerns. The book incorporates theoretical and practical aspects of the biomonitoring of environmental pollution and the health surveillance of ecological communities using samples from living organisms which are analyzed for contaminants and toxin levels. In the first half, the book provides a general overview if the different types of biomarkers, their significance as bioindicators for contaminants and detection of toxicity, as well as how they can be utilized in the restoration of degraded ecosystems.The second half of the book discusses molecular biomarkers and how they are used as diagnostic and prognostic tools for pollution monitoring. It also reviews analytical tools used to validate the biomarkers in the detection and monitoring of pollution and disease. Finally, the book delves into how novel approaches like genetic ecotoxicology; Big Data, and artificial intelligence calculates the potential consequences of environmental pollution on the ecosystems and on human health.

Diseases and Health Consequences of Air Pollution

  • 1st Edition
  • April 2, 2024
  • Mohammad Hadi Dehghani + 3 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Diseases and Health Consequences of Air Pollution, Volume Three, Air Pollution, Human Health, and the Environment is part of a three-volume series. This volume focuses on epidemiological studies and diseases attributed to ambient and indoor air pollutants. It opens with an overview of diseases and health consequences due to air pollution. The chapters discuss health conditions such as respiratory issues, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and blood pressure, diabetes, nervous system, brain, cancer, stroke—cerebrovascular disease, and skin disease that are linked to exposure to indoor and outdoor air pollutants.The book also evaluates the health cost and economic burden of air pollution and offers risk management and solutions to mitigate the health implications of indoor and ambient air pollution. This book provides a single source solution and the latest information about the diseases attributed to air pollutants and their health impact. It will be a valuable reference for academicians, researchers, and students in environmental health, public health, and occupational health, as well as environmental engineers, meteorologists, epidemiologists, medical researchers, and environmental toxicologists.

Health and Environmental Effects of Ambient Air Pollution

  • 1st Edition
  • April 2, 2024
  • Mohammad Hadi Dehghani + 3 more
  • English
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Health and Environmental Effects of Ambient Air Pollution is part of a series of three volumes for Air Pollution, Human Health, and the Environment. Volume 1 discusses the adverse consequences of ambient air pollutants on human health, animals, plants, and structures.This book examines the production of ambient air pollutants in the environment. It begins with an overview of the classifications, sources, and occurrences of outdoor air pollutants. This book covers meteorological, climate, and topographical factors affecting air pollution, discusses how urbanization and industrialization affect air quality, and explores how climate conditions like global warming, acid rain, and airborne particulate matter impact human health. It also looks at epidemiology studies and socioeconomic aspects of outdoor air pollution, estimating health and cost effects, air quality indices, guidelines, standards, and information networks of ambient air pollutants. With contributors from experts in the field, this book is a valuable reference for academicians, researchers, and students in environmental health, public health, and occupational health, as well as environmental engineers, meteorologists, epidemiologists, medical researchers, and environmental toxicologists.

Health Effects of Indoor Air Pollution

  • 1st Edition
  • April 1, 2024
  • Mohammad Hadi Dehghani + 3 more
  • English
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Health Effects of Indoor Air Pollution, Volume Two, Air Pollution, Human Health, and the Environment is part of a three volume series. This volume covers the various classifications of indoor air pollutants and discusses the health impact of indoor pollutants, such as gaseous pollutants and particulate matter. It also examines epidemiological studies related to different air pollutants on health and the workplace. This book begins with an overview of classifications, sources, and occurrences of indoor air pollutants. It also examines the environmental and health impacts due to organic and inorganic air pollutants and how to mitigate them through exposure and risk management.Other sections explore “sick building syndrome,” which causes acute health and discomfort that appears to be linked to time spent in a building. Recent trends and control strategies for occupation exposure due to poor indoor air quality in industrial and nonindustrial workplaces to human health are also covered. This book is a valuable reference for academicians, researchers, and students in environmental health, public health, and occupational health, as well as environmental engineers, meteorologists, epidemiologists, medical researchers, and environmental toxicologists.