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: 212

Table of Content: October 2012; 4(8)

October 2012

Genotoxic damage in oral epithelial cells induced by fluoride in drinking-water on students of Tula de Allende, Hidalgo, Mexico

Fluoride (F-) compounds are present on the earth’s surface, water, volcanoes and are also a product of petrochemical and cement industries. Little amounts of F- are required for the formation of bones and enamel, however, according to World Health Organization (WHO), ingestion of over 1.5 mg/L of F- may be a health hazard due to the toxic effects on the kidney, liver and it may also cause dental or...

Author(s): Patricia VÁZQUEZ-ALVARADO⊃, Arcelia MELÉNDEZ-OCAMPO, Rosa María ORTIZ-ESPINOSA, Sergio MUÑOZ-JUÁREZ and Alejandra HERNANDEZ-CERUELOS

October 2012

Phytochemical screening chemical composition and toxicity of Euphorbia regis-jubae (Webb & Berth)

Plant-derived substances have recently become of great interest owing to their versatile applications. According to Ncube et al. (2008) medicinal plants are the richest bio-resource of drugs of traditional systems of medicine, modern medicines, nutraceuticals, food supplements, folk medicines, pharmaceutical intermediates, and chemical entities for synthetic drugs. Therefore, Euphorbia regis-jubae (Webb &...

Author(s): Fouzia HMIMID, Fatima Azzahra LAHLOU, Mohammed LOUTFI and Noureddine BOURHIM

October 2012

Public health risks associated with apples and carrots sold in major markets in Osogbo, Southwest Nigeria

This study investigated the public health risks associated with the consumption of carrots and apples sold in major markets in Osogbo metropolis, Osun State Nigeria. Hundred samples of the fruits (49 apples and 51 carrots) were obtained from  five randomly selected  spots in the four major markets, namely, Igbonna, Oke-fia, Alekuwodo, and Orisumbare in Osogbo metropolis. The samples were screened for microbial...

Author(s): M. A. Adeleke, A. O. Hassan, T. T. Ayepola, T. M. Famodimu, W. O. Adebimpe and G. O. Olatunde