By Jiin-Shuh Jean, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya
The congress "Arsenic within the surroundings" bargains a world, multi- and interdisciplinary dialogue platform for arsenic study geared toward momentary suggestions of issues of enormous social effect, instead of basically concentrating on leading edge and leap forward learn in actual, chemical, toxicological, scientific and different particular concerns on arsenic on a broader environmental realm. The congress "Arsenic within the setting" was once first geared up in Mexico urban (As 2006 ) through As 2008 in Valencia, Spain. The 3rd foreign Congress As 2010 was once held in Tainan, Taiwan from might 17-21, 2010 entitled: "Arsenic in Geosphere and Human Diseases". The consultation issues comprised:
1. Geology + hydrogeology of arsenic;
2. Ecological results: Arsenic in soils, crops and nutrition chain;
3. Marine + terrestrial biota;
4. health and wellbeing results on people: Epidemiology + biomarkers;
5. Toxicological results;
6. review and remediation;
7. Analytical methods.
Hosting this congress in Taiwan was once in particular appropriate, as the endemic Blackfoot sickness, relating to the arsenic uptake from consuming water provided by way of artesian wells, was once came across the following part a century in the past. due to the fact that then Taiwan has turn into a major zone focusing on arsenic study. This quantity offers the prolonged abstracts of the congress and should supply the most recent cutting-edge wisdom according to present examine played by means of the worldwide medical community.
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III. IV. V. VI. VII. S1. S2. S3. Geology, hydrology, and hydrogeology of arsenic. Ecological effects: Arsenic in soils, plants and food chain cycle. Arsenic in marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Health effects on humans: Epidemiology, biomarkers and risk assessments. Toxicological effects: Animal models. Assessment and remediation of arsenic-contaminated groundwater and land environments, policy and protection. Analytical methods for arsenic. Special Topic 1: Arsenic in Latin America—A forgotten continent.
The Third International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment As 2010 with the theme of “Arsenic in Geosphere and Human Diseases” is held in Tainan, Taiwan from May 17–21, 2010. Arsenic is a natural or anthropogenic contaminant in areas where human subsistence is at risk. It comprises a large number of chemical species with a wide variation in toxicity. Arsenic induces non-specific pathological effects which are difficult to reverse and result in serious social impact. It is thus essential to carry out cross-border and interdisciplinary studies.