Generations at risk
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An edition of Generations at risk (2000)

Generations at risk

reproductive health and the environment

1st MIT Press paperback ed.
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An edition of Generations at risk (2000)

Generations at risk

reproductive health and the environment

1st MIT Press paperback ed.
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Generations at risk: reproductive health and the environment
2000, MIT Press
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August 28, 2000, The MIT Press
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Table of Contents

Understanding and using the science: reproductive physiology and toxicology. Reproductive and developmental physiology ; hormones, hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal system, the ovaries, the testes, normal fetal development, how toxicants can affect reproduction and development, principles of abnormal development
Role of science in public health decisions ; the scientific method and the issue of proof, animal toxicology, epidemiology, quantitative risk assessment, reexamining scientific tools. Reproductive and developmental effects of selected substances and human exposures. Metals ; lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic, manganese
Organic solvents ; reproductive and developmental effects in humans, solvent profiles
Pesticides ; active ingredients and "inerts", pesticides fate and transport, exposure to pesticides, reproductive and developmental toxicity of pesticides, pesticide profiles
Endocrine disruptors ; mechanisms of action, health effects of endocrine disruptors, endocrine disruptor profiles
Human exposures to reproductive toxicants ; data sources relevant to human exposure, data relevant to human exposure to reproductive toxicants, relevance of exposure information. Guide to investigating environmental threats to reproduction. Regulation of hazardous chemicals and your right to know ; regulatory responsibility, informed consent and the right-to-know, twentieth-century seminal events relating to toxic chemicals
Taking action: how to assess reproductive threats at home, in the community, and in the workplace ; common routes of exposure, source of information, home survey to assess threats, community assessment, workplace assessment, consulting a physician, conclusion
Primer for the clinician ; occupational and environmental history, how to obtain more information, follow-up
Reflections and recommendations ; science: fragmentation and political influence, soundness of science, right to know, integrated public health approach, redefining goals.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-396) and index.

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Reproductive health and the environment.

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