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Arsenic exposure and health effects V

proceedings of the International Conference on Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects, July 14-18, 2002, San Diego, California

by International Conference on Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects (5th 2002 San Diego, Calif.)

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arsenic -- Toxicology -- Congresses.,
  • Arsenic -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Willard R. Chappell... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsChappell, Willard R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1231.A7 I58 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 533 p. :
    Number of Pages533
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3317914M
    ISBN 100444514414
    LC Control Number2004267109
    OCLC/WorldCa53394045

    Citation: Chappell, W. R., C. O. Abernathy, R L. Calderon, AND D J. Thomas. ARSENIC EXPOSURE AND HEALTH EFFECTS V - PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ARSENIC EXPOSURE AND HEALTH EFFECTS. Bloody diarrhea. Eventually it may lead to shock, seizure, coma and death. Luckily this kind of poisoning is rare. It could occur through intentional poisoning, or maybe through occupational exposure, but many more people are affected by arsenic poisoning at much lower levels, and over longer periods of time.

    The effects of exposure to any hazardous substance depend on the dose, the duration, how you are exposed, personal traits and habits, and whether other chemicals are present. For more information, call the ATSDR Information Center at This public health statement tells you about arsenic and the effects of exposure to it. About this book. Introduction. The Society of Environmental Geochemistry and Health (SEGH) Second International Conference on Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects was held June , in San Diego, California. The conference was at­ tended by people who heard 41 presentations on all aspects of arsenic research. The speakers represented.

    Arsenic poisoning is a medical condition that occurs due to elevated levels of arsenic in the body. If arsenic poisoning occurs over a brief period of time, symptoms may include vomiting, abdominal pain, encephalopathy, and watery diarrhea that contains blood. Long-term exposure can result in thickening of the skin, darker skin, abdominal pain, diarrhea, heart disease, numbness, and cancer. Side Effects & Safety When taken by mouth: Arsenic is LIKELY SAFE when eaten in normal food amounts. The form of arsenic found naturally in foods (organic arsenic.


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