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Hazardous Substances (Hazardous Materials) Summary

Description: Substances which, upon release into the atmosphere, water, or soil, or which, in direct contact with the skin, eyes, or mucous membranes, or as additives to food, cause health risks to humans or animals through absorption, inhalation, or ingestion. The concept includes safe handling, transportation, and storage of these substances.

Also Known As: Hazardous Materials; Health Hazards; Hazardous Chemicals; Environmental Hazards; Biohazards Show All >>

Networked: 652 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 54 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Hazardous Substances is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 2 outcomes 9 studies in 101 results
  2. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results
  3. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) : 1 outcome 1 study in 15 results
  4. Pain (Aches) : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results
  5. Schistosomiasis (Bilharziasis) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
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Drugs Related to Hazardous Substances

  1. AICA ribonucleotide (CAIR)
  2. Insecticides
  3. Radon
  4. Arsenic
  5. Asbestos
  6. Smoke
  7. Endocrine Disruptors
  8. Sweetening Agents (Sweeteners)
  9. Aromatic Polycyclic Hydrocarbons (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons)
  10. Gasoline (Diesel Fuel)
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Therapies Related to Hazardous Substances

  1. Radiotherapy
  2. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  3. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  4. Polypharmacy
  5. Breast Implants (Breast Implant)
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