By Paul Cheremisinoff
This addition to the Advances in Environmental keep an eye on expertise sequence includes 23 chapters designed to supply an intensive evaluate and reference on human physiological responses to varied sorts of toxins.
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Apart from death, far-from-equilibrium states may lead to a spontaneous organization of dissipative structures. Man as an entity may in this manner change only his personality if the state concerns exclusively psychic and/or emotional processes. A body part which is far from equilibrium in a dissipathogenic state (the bifucation point at the thermodynamic branch) may survive by means of either returning to near-equilibrium or equilibrium, or self-organization into a neoplasm (cancer). Otherwise it must perish (death).
This seems to be important for preventing Hg intoxication. The main source of Se is marine food, which is subject to seasonal variation in chemical composition. Average amount of Se in cord blood was 100 g/1 in summer and 300 g/1 in winter. Differences in the concentration of Se and Hg depended on factors like dietary intake and age. Both blood and hair samples are good indicators of Hg level in the body. Seasonal variation in placental Hg content has also been reported by Niwelinski et al. from some rural areas in Poland .
For ecologically oriented prevention of diseases, multifactorial analysis about the interactions between metals and carcinogens seems to be of special importance. Metal oxide particles were shown to modify carcinogenic effects of benzo(a)-pyrene and nitrosamines. Enhancement of nickel and asbestos carcinogens by polycyclic hydrocarbons was reported. Opposite/inhibitory effects were described for zinc and cadmium, or nickel and manganese, or selenium and zinc, as well as arsenic. SEAFOOD The application of natural food supplements' reach in deficient elements is widely recommended for nutritional prevention of health hazards.