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1st Edition

Environmental Pollution and the Brain

ISBN 9781032065090
Published December 31, 2021 by CRC Press
324 Pages 110 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Environmental pollution is an emerging global public health problem of both developing and developed nations. Such pollution is a major risk factor for many illnesses, including nervous system disorders. This book combines the highlights the effects of environmental pollution on brain biology. It will be a thorough overview of the pathophysiological and oxidative stress mechanisms and how environmental pollution affects the brain biology. The author discusses environmental pollution and brain development, memory, autism, hearing and vision loss and brain cancer. Several chapters address controversial topics such as the effect of Electromagnetic Field Radiation (RF-EMFR).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Brain Biology
Chapter 2: Environmental Pollution
Chapter 3: The Journey of Pollutants from Environment to Brain
Chapter 4: Environmental Pollution and Brain Development
Chapter 5: Biology of Memory & Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Field Radiation
Chapter 6: Autism Spectrum Disorder & Electromagnetic Field Radiation
Chapter 7: Electromagnetic Field Radiation: A Risk to Develop Brain Cancer
Chapter 8: Electromagnetic Field Radiation and Hearing Impairment
Chapter 9: Electromagnetic Field Radiation: Vision Impairment
Chapter 10: Environmental Pollution and Brain Damage

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Prof. Dr. Sultan Ayoub Meo is Professor and Consultant in Clinical Physiology, Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at King Saud University. He is credited with 10 books and over 185 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals. He the received King Saud University Excellency award in Medicine in 2017.