Essays Tagged: "Toxicity"

Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and the Environment, The Global Impact.

prayed on walls and would cause any insect to die within the next six monther, without any apparent toxicity to humans. He was later awarded the 1948 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his eff ... me is starting negotiations for a global ban.There is a great deal of controversy over DDT's actual toxicity from varying exposures. One can be exposed to DDT by a variety of ways, which include: cons ...

(4 pages) 85 1 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Brief outline of Death and Diseases in the medieval era.

effect of genetic or developmental errors, infection, poisons, nutritional deficiency or imbalance, toxicity, or unfavorable environmental factors; illness; sickness; ailment'.Six examples of diseases ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Iodine-Deficiency and Toxicity.

This essay talks about Iodine. What it does to the body when there is deficiency and toxicity. Why it is important to the body. The essay focuses on different age groups as well. The pr ... e precautions to take. etc. If you are looking for a grade 12 study report on Iodine deficiency and toxicity then this is for you!-----------------------------------------------------------A human bod ... es and prevent complications. Moreover, iodine from natural diet doe not cause a specific danger of toxicity. Special care should be taken when supplementing iodine or using it in drug therapy. A lot ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


rowth, neurological development, and the function of the immune and endocrine systems. The wildlife toxicity data has shown that the young tend to exhibit greater sensitivity to pesticides. Other stud ... It is important for those who use pesticides or regularly been exposed to them to know the relative toxicity and the potential health effects of the products they use. The best way to avoid or minimiz ...

(2 pages) 110 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Pharmacology: A Case Study in Polypharmacy

tion, arrhythmias.Relevant interactions: Diuretics - hypokalemia, predisposing patient to digitalis toxicity. Antacids - decreased absorption of oral digoxin.Nursing considerations: Obtain baseline da ... serum levels of cardiac glycoside, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and by ECG. Check for symptoms of toxicity.Applications to case studyDigoxin is being used to treat Mrs A's CCF. The dose of 250 micro ...

(8 pages) 146 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Assess the impacts of applications of Chemistry on science/the environment.

ent of the cyanobacterium cultures, but only under alkaline conditions. Generally, the observed tin toxicity increased with increase of metal concentration, time of exposure and pH value of the medium ... ectively) and the chl a content in cultures (by 58.2 and 24%, respectively). Humic acid reduced the toxicity of tin towards the cyanobacterium. The observed effects of pH and complexing ligand on the ...

(2 pages) 516 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

What are Herbicides? Q&A

ite damages to vegetation. Since herbicides are mainly used in farming there are concerns about the toxicity of some herbicides, which may affect people using these chemicals during the course of thei ... t pain, headaches, nausea, and fatigue.3. Main causes of the problemHerbicides have widely variable toxicity. In addition to acute toxicity from high exposures there is concern of possible carcinogeni ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science