Special Issue "Heavy Metals and Health"

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A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2010)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Wayne Briner
Department of Psychology, Ashford University, 8620 Spectrum Center Blvd, San Diego, CA 92123 USA
E-Mail: wayne.briner@ashford.edu
Phone: +858 705 2294
Interests: neurotoxicology; heavy metals; teratology; behavioral teratology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Heavy metals have been a hazard to human and environmental health for many centuries and recent advances in human technology have not reduced that risk. In fact, increased industrialization of the developing world, the increased demand for resources, and the advent of new technologies have increased the risk of exposure to these substances. Despite this increase in risk public and professional attention is often focused on the emergence of new risks (e.g., plasticizers). This issue will focus on reaffirming the risks of well known heavy metals, such as lead and mercury, and bringing to light the risk of emerging metals such as uranium, gallium and others. Articles will address a range of issues, from epidemiology to the systemic effects and cellular mechanisms of toxicity. Treatment, prevention, biotransformation and policy issues are also viable topics.

Prof. Dr. Wayne Briner
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • heavy metals
  • lead
  • uranium
  • gallium
  • gold
  • arsenic
  • chelation
  • tin
  • mercury

Published Papers (9 papers)

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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(12), 4267-4277; doi:10.3390/ijerph7124267
Received: 15 November 2010; Accepted: 15 December 2010 / Published: 20 December 2010
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(12), 4278-4280; doi:10.3390/ijerph7124278
Received: 16 November 2010; Accepted: 15 December 2010 / Published: 20 December 2010
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(7), 2745-2788; doi:10.3390/ijerph7072745
Received: 8 March 2010; in revised form: 22 April 2010 / Accepted: 27 May 2010 / Published: 28 June 2010
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(6), 2666-2691; doi:10.3390/ijerph7062666
Received: 10 May 2010; in revised form: 4 June 2010 / Accepted: 8 June 2010 / Published: 21 June 2010
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(5), 2337-2361; doi:10.3390/ijerph7052337
Received: 28 January 2010; in revised form: 24 March 2010 / Accepted: 31 March 2010 / Published: 10 May 2010
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(4), 1508-1519; doi:10.3390/ijerph7041508
Received: 18 January 2010; in revised form: 23 March 2010 / Accepted: 29 March 2010 / Published: 1 April 2010
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(4), 1342-1365; doi:10.3390/ijerph7041342
Received: 27 January 2010; in revised form: 8 March 2010 / Accepted: 10 March 2010 / Published: 26 March 2010
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(1), 303-313; doi:10.3390/ijerph7010303
Received: 8 December 2009; Accepted: 20 January 2010 / Published: 25 January 2010
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2009, 6(12), 3127-3142; doi:10.3390/ijerph6123127
Received: 28 October 2009; in revised form: 18 November 2009 / Accepted: 26 November 2009 / Published: 8 December 2009
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