Arsenic in Geosphere and Human Diseases; Arsenic 2010: by Jiin-Shuh Jean, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya

By Jiin-Shuh Jean, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya

The congress "Arsenic within the atmosphere" bargains a world, multi- and interdisciplinary dialogue platform for arsenic study geared toward non permanent suggestions of issues of enormous social effect, instead of simply targeting leading edge and leap forward learn in actual, chemical, toxicological, scientific and different particular matters on arsenic on a broader environmental realm. The congress "Arsenic within the setting" was once first equipped in Mexico urban (As 2006 ) through As 2008 in Valencia, Spain. The 3rd foreign Congress As 2010 used to be held in Tainan, Taiwan from may possibly 17-21, 2010 entitled: "Arsenic in Geosphere and Human Diseases". The consultation themes comprised:
1. Geology + hydrogeology of arsenic;
2. Ecological results: Arsenic in soils, vegetation and meals chain;
3. Marine + terrestrial biota;
4. overall healthiness results on people: Epidemiology + biomarkers;
5. Toxicological results;
6. evaluation and remediation;
7. Analytical methods.

Hosting this congress in Taiwan was once specially appropriate, as the endemic Blackfoot disorder, relating to the arsenic uptake from ingesting water provided by means of artesian wells, used to be chanced on the following part a century in the past. in view that then Taiwan has turn into an enormous sector focusing on arsenic study. This quantity offers the prolonged abstracts of the congress and should provide the newest state-of-the-art wisdom according to present learn played by way of the worldwide medical community.

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Hoell: Heinrich-Sontheimer-Laboratory, Technology Center for Water (TZW), Karlsruhe, Germany Hua-Fen Hsu: Department of Chemistry, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan Hao-Jen Huang: Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan Ana M. Ingallinella: Centro de Ingeniería Sanitaria (CIS), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Ingeniería y Agrimensura, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Rosario, Prov. de Santa Fe, Argentina Gunnar Jacks: Department of Land and Water Resources Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden Nalan Kabay: Chemical Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey Irina B.

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Scientific interest in arsenic has increased remarkably since the last century. By using the ISI Web of Knowledge as a search tool, there were 23,144 published articles on arsenic in its database for the period 1956–2007. Among them, 6,764 have been published in the 21st century. The increase in scientific publications has been spectacular in areas such as environmental sciences, food, metabolism, health and remedy. Arsenic is an old toxin offering unparalleled opportunities for research. The First International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment (As 2006), the was held in Mexico City in 2006 with the theme of Natural Arsenic in Groundwater of Latin America.

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