But, we believe reducing smokers' exposure to cigarette smoke toxicants
continues to be an important research objective, given the numbers of people who smoke and the numbers who are likely to continue to smoke for the foreseeable future," he said.
The pathway activated by toxicants
such as lead, paraquat, and methylmercury is a normal cellular regulatory pathway; however, according to the authors, these agents "are just activating it inappropriately.
, nutrition, and lifestyle choices) through life, and the lack of statistical and computational approaches to measure complex gene-environment, or gene-environment-comorbidity interactions.
However, no one realized that toxicants
might also have contributed to the decline until Cook began probing the ecological fallout of dioxins released from Superfund sites (SN: 5/31/80, p.
Researchers at these centers will sample and document the presence, abundance, and fate of waterborne pathogens such as Escherichia coli and Vibrio vulnificus (which produces a cholera-like infection and is already responsible for deaths in the area) as well as heavy metals and other toxicants
in the pollution plume entering Lake Pontchartrain and beyond.
It now appears that the developing male reproductive system is more sensitive to the effects of this hormone-like toxicant
than any other organ or organ system studied, the Wisconsin scientists write.
In addition to examining individual toxicants
, the book explores broader social and scientific issues such as individual and community risk, environmental engineering for risk reduction, pulmonary medicine, and lessons learned from the industrial sector.
Potential food toxicants
originate naturally in the environment, or through agricultural production and food processing practices.
The book examines the effect of toxicants
on the following endocrine systems: hypothalamic and pituitary, thyroid and parathyroid, adrenal, reproductive, and diffuse endocrine systems.
3 ballot and is said to be favored by 80% of the state's voters, businesses using one or more chemicals the Ohio EPA designates as carcinogens or reproductive toxicants
must label the products and mail exposure warnings to the public.
They discuss the sources, production, metabolism, and damage processes of toxicants
, and the environmental, biological, and nutritional factors that influence toxicity, as well as natural defense systems, including mechanisms for detoxification on a cellular level.
Process-Induced Food Toxicants
combines the analytical, health, and risk management issues relating to all of the currently known processing-induced toxins that may be present in common foods.