Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance provides an authoritative and fascinating exploration into the use of toxins and poisons in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Part of the History of Toxicology and Environmental Health series, this volume is a follow-up, chronologically, to the first two volumes which explored toxicology in antiquity. The book approximately covers the 1100s through the 1600s, delving into different aspects of toxicology, such as the contributions of scientific scholars of the time, sensational poisoners and poisoning cases, as well as myths. Historical figures, such as the Borgias and Catherine de Medici are discussed. Toxicologists, students, medical researchers, and those interested in the history of science will find insightful and relevant material in this volume. Provides the historical background for understanding modern toxicology Illustrates the ways previous civilizations learned to distinguish safe from hazardous substances, how to avoid them, and how to use them against enemies Explores the way famous historical figures used toxins

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  • Author : Philip Wexler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • ISBN : 0128095598
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
  • Author : Philip Wexler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 March 2017
GET THIS BOOKToxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance provides an authoritative and fascinating exploration into the use of toxins and poisons in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Part of the History of Toxicology and Environmental Health series, this volume is a follow-up, chronologically, to the first two volumes which explored toxicology in antiquity. The book approximately covers the 1100s through the 1600s, delving into different aspects of toxicology, such as the contributions of scientific scholars of the time, sensational poisoners and

Information Resources in Toxicology

Information Resources in Toxicology
  • Author : Steve Gilbert,Asish Mohapatra,Sol Bobst,Antoinette Hayes,Sara T. Humes
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 May 2020
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This new fifth edition of Information Resources in Toxicology offers a consolidated entry portal for the study, research, and practice of toxicology. Both volumes represents a unique, wide-ranging, curated, international, annotated bibliography, and directory of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. The editors and authors are among the leaders of the profession sharing their cumulative wisdom in toxicology’s subdisciplines. This edition keeps pace with the digital world

Molecular, Clinical and Environmental Toxicology

Molecular, Clinical and Environmental Toxicology
  • Author : Andreas Luch
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 03 April 2009
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Molecular Toxicology is the first volume of a three-volume set Molecular, Clinical and Environmental Toxicology that offers a comprehensive and in-depth response to the increasing importance and abundance of chemicals in daily life. By providing intriguing insights far down to the molecular level, this work covers the entire range of modern toxicology with special emphasis on recent developments and achievements. It is written for students and professionals in medicine, science, public health and engineering who are demanding reliable information on

The Poison Trials

The Poison Trials
  • Author : Alisha Rankin
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 22 January 2021
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In 1524, Pope Clement VII gave two condemned criminals to his physician to test a promising new antidote. After each convict ate a marzipan cake poisoned with deadly aconite, one of them received the antidote, and lived—the other died in agony. In sixteenth-century Europe, this and more than a dozen other accounts of poison trials were committed to writing. Alisha Rankin tells their little-known story. At a time when poison was widely feared, the urgent need for effective cures provoked

An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Toxicology

An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Toxicology
  • Author : Carey N. Pope,Jing Liu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 February 2020
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An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Toxicology: From Molecules to Man integrates the various aspects of toxicology, from "simple" molecular systems, to complex human communities, with expertise from a spectrum of interacting disciplines. Chapters are written by specialists within a given subject, such as a chemical engineer, nutritional scientist, or a microbiologist, so subjects are clearly explained and discussed within the toxicology context. Many chapters are comparative across species so that students in ecotoxicology learn mammalian toxicology and vice versa. Specific citations,

Medical Heritage of the National Palace of Mafra

Medical Heritage of the National Palace of Mafra
  • Author : Maria do Sameiro Barroso,Christopher J Duffin,Germano de Sousa
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 31 January 2020
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Very little has been written on the unique historical medical heritage of the National Palace of Mafra in Portugal, which celebrated its new status as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2019. This book brings together a set of innovative studies which consider the importance of this unique collection of medical texts and items of material medical culture. Using a multifaceted approach, topics as diverse as the rise of alchemy at the hands of Paracelsus, the lives and contributions of neglected

Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents

Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents
  • Author : Ramesh C. Gupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 March 2020
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Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents, Third Edition, covers every aspect of deadly toxic chemicals used in conflicts, warfare and terrorism. Including findings from experimental as well as clinical studies, this essential reference offers in-depth coverage of individual toxicants, target organ toxicity, major incidents, toxic effects in humans, animals and wildlife, biosensors and biomarkers, on-site and laboratory analytical methods, decontamination and detoxification procedures, and countermeasures. Expanding on the second edition, Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents has been

Preserving Brain Health in a Toxic Age

Preserving Brain Health in a Toxic Age
  • Author : Arnold R. Eiser
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 11 October 2021
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Brain health is adversely impacted by environmental toxins. This book helps identify them and suggests ways to reduce their impact regarding neurological disorders including dementia and autism. It offers insights from neuroscience, integrative medicine, and public health and the discoveries across the sciences advancing knowledge in these areas.

Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Ninth Edition

Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Ninth Edition
  • Author : Curtis D. Klaassen
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 23 November 2018
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Toxicology’s gold-standard text - completely updated to reflect the latest breakthroughs and discoveries Casarett & Doull’s Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Ninth Edition equips you with an unsurpassed understanding of modern toxicology, including the key principles, concepts, mechanisms, chemical-specific toxicity, and modes of thought that are the foundation of the discipline. This trusted classic not only delivers a comprehensive review of the essential components of toxicology, it offers the most up-to-date, revealing, and in-depth look at the systemic

Practical Environmental Forensics

Practical Environmental Forensics
  • Author : Patrick J. Sullivan,Franklin J. Agardy,Richard K. Traub
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 23 July 2001
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A comprehensive practical guide to environmental forensics With real-world examples and advice on both scientific and legal issues, Practical Environmental Forensics stands on the front line of this new interdisciplinary approach to the environmental litigation process. Compiled by experts with decades of combined experience in teaching, research, consulting, and litigation, it is the first book to offer a comprehensive presentation of environmental forensics.The first section provides an introduction to the forensic process, a historical perspective on pollution, and related

Murder During the Hundred Year War

Murder During the Hundred Year War
  • Author : Melissa Julian-Jones
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword History
  • Release : 31 December 2020
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In 1375, Sir William Cantilupe was found murdered in a field outside of a village in Lincolnshire. As the case progressed, fifteen members of his household were indicted for murder, and his armor-bearer and butler were convicted. Through the lens of this murder and its context, this book will explore violence, social norms and deviance, and crime and punishment 'at home' during the Hundred Years War. The case of William Cantilupe has been of interest to historians for many years, ever

The Borgia Family

The Borgia Family
  • Author : Jennifer Mara DeSilva
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 October 2019
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The Borgia Family: Rumor and Representation explores the historical and cultural structures that underpin the early modern Borgia family, their notoriety, and persistence and reinvention in the popular imagination. The book balances studies focusing on early modern observations of the Borgias and studies deconstructing later incarnations on the stage, on the page, on the street, and on the screen. It reveals how contemporary observers, later authors and artists, and generations of historians reinforced and perpetuated both rumor and reputation, ultimately

Science on Stage in Early Modern Spain

Science on Stage in Early Modern Spain
  • Author : Enrique Garcia Santo-Tomas
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 14 March 2019
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Science on Stage in Early Modern Spain features essays by leading scholars in the fields of literary studies and the history of science, exploring the relationship between technical innovations and theatrical events that incorporated scientific content into dramatic productions. Focusing on Spanish dramas between 1500 and 1700, through the birth and development of its playhouses and coliseums and the phenomenal success of its major writers, this collection addresses a unique phenomenon through the most popular, versatile, and generous medium of the time.

History of Modern Clinical Toxicology

History of Modern Clinical Toxicology
  • Author : Alan Woolf
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 October 2021
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History of Modern Clinical Toxicology describes the extraordinary advances in the practice of clinical toxicology within the past 70 years and brings together stories of the people – the champions of clinical toxicology - who contributed to these advances, discovered new therapies and antidotes, and made change happen. This book lays out the poison control system they built and the fascinating story of how they created a new and evolving medical specialty. With the participation of renowned international experts as authors, the