Skip to Main Content
Skip Nav Destination

Some of the relationships between geochemical environment and health and disease are well documented; for example, deficiency of iodine in soil and water and dysfunction of the thyroid gland—goiter and hypothyroidism in the adult, cretinism in the infant-child, and increased risk of thyroid cancer.

Recent evidence suggests that those relationships we know about are but the tip of the iceberg, and that geochemical environment has a profound influence on the level of health of human beings and other animals; moreover, the geochemical environment, particularly as it affects intake and utilization of trace elements, plays a major causal role in many...

You do not have access to this content, please speak to your institutional administrator if you feel you should have access.

Figures & Tables

Contents

References

Related

Citing Books via

Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal