About the book
In this book, titled Environmental Health, we will have experts discussing factors that affect human health from the environment. The effects of global warming, PM2.5 and human diseases, air pollution, public nuisance, etc. will be described, including epidemiological viewpoints. As environmental toxicology, we will introduce experimental observations such as metals, asbestos, silica and nanomaterials. Sick-building, chemical sensitivity = CS, electromagnetic hypersensitivity, heatstrokeivity, etc. are all environmental diseases.
Infectious diseases are also important for the environment, and COVID-19, Ebola virus, Drug resistant bacteria, Tuberculosis and the like will be discussed. Metals, epigenetics, DOHaD theory, endocrine disruptors are described as having impact of environmental health across generations. In addition, irradiation, foods, smoking (including e-cigarette), and chemical substances are also important in relation to carcinogenesis.
A comprehensive description of the environment and human health will be gathered in this regard. In addition, in terms of environment and health, topics such as exposure to various occupational substances, and physical and mental stress may also fall into the category of topics.