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Author Weiss, Bernard, 1925-

Title Aging and Vulnerability to Environmental Chemicals : Age-related Disorders and Their Origins in Enviromental Exposures
Published Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (505 pages)
Series Issues in Toxicology
Issues in toxicology.
Summary The world's aging populations, with age-related disorders affecting every organ system, are generating medical care costs rising at an unsustainable rate. Although such disorders are expected, we are now beginning to ask whether exposures to toxic environmental chemicals hasten or account for their onset. This book provides a detailed review of current knowledge about the possible associations between a variety of chemical contaminants and adverse effects later in life. It will serve as a guide to policy decisions about protecting us from chemical exposures that distort the aging process. It p
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Form Electronic book
Author Anderson, Diana.
Marrs, Tim
ISBN 1849734666