Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 215

Table of Content: August 2010; 2(3)

July 2010

Fluorides and dental fluorosis in students from Tula de Allende Hidalgo, Mexico

This study correlates and presents the findings of the concentrations of fluorides – an important contaminant of ground water – present in two specific locations: The Ex-Hacienda well, which supplies the community of San Miguel Vindhó; and the Manzanitas-I well, which supplies La Malinche. The study concentrates on the prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis in students between 12 to 15 years old,...

Author(s): Patricia Vazquez-Alvarado, Francisco Prieto-García, Claudia Coronel-Olivares, Alberto José Gordillo-Martinez, Rosa María Ortiz-Espinosa and Alejandra Hernandez-Ceruelos

August 2010

Faecal and heavy metal contamination of some freshwaters and their vicinities in Ijebu-north, Southwestern Nigeria

Freshwater contamination poses several serious risks to human health. This study was designed to determine the level of faecal and heavy metal contamination in and around some freshwaters in Ijebu North, southwestern Nigeria. Soil samples collected from the vicinities of the freshwater bodies were examined parasitological using test tube floatation method. Soil and water samples were analyzed for Cu, Pb, Cd and Zn....

Author(s): O. M. Agbolade, O. O. Adesanya, T. O. Olayiwola and G. C. Agu