1st Edition

Environmental Pollution and the Brain

By Sultan Meo Copyright 2022
    324 Pages 110 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    324 Pages 110 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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).

    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


    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.

    "This book offers readers the most thorough overview of all pathophysiologic and oxidative stress mechanisms relative to brain injury. This is a superb entry, and one that will require frequent updates given the dynamic nature of this field." - John T. Pierce, MBBS(MD) PhD, Navy Environmental Health Center