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By Jiin-Shuh Jean, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya

The congress "Arsenic within the surroundings" bargains a global, multi- and interdisciplinary dialogue platform for arsenic study geared toward temporary ideas of issues of huge social impression, instead of merely targeting leading edge and step forward learn in actual, chemical, toxicological, clinical and different particular matters on arsenic on a broader environmental realm. The congress "Arsenic within the setting" was once first equipped in Mexico urban (As 2006 ) via As 2008 in Valencia, Spain. The 3rd overseas Congress As 2010 used to be held in Tainan, Taiwan from may possibly 17-21, 2010 entitled: "Arsenic in Geosphere and Human Diseases". The consultation themes comprised:
1. Geology + hydrogeology of arsenic;
2. Ecological results: Arsenic in soils, crops and foodstuff 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 used to be particularly correct, as the endemic Blackfoot ailment, with regards to the arsenic uptake from ingesting water provided by way of artesian wells, was once came across right here part a century in the past. considering then Taiwan has develop into an incredible area focusing on arsenic examine. This quantity offers the prolonged abstracts of the congress and may provide the most recent cutting-edge wisdom in keeping with present learn played by means of the worldwide clinical community.

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Scientific interest in arsenic has increased remarkably since the last century. By using the ISI Web of Knowledge as a search tool, there were 23,144 published articles on arsenic in its database for the period 1956–2007. Among them, 6,764 have been published in the 21st century. The increase in scientific publications has been spectacular in areas such as environmental sciences, food, metabolism, health and remedy. Arsenic is an old toxin offering unparalleled opportunities for research. The First International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment (As 2006), the was held in Mexico City in 2006 with the theme of Natural Arsenic in Groundwater of Latin America.

VI. 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 Tocicological Effects: Animal Models Assessment and Remediation of Arsenic-contaminated Groundwater and Land Environments, Policy and Protection VII. Analytical Methods for Arsenic Although the BFD has no longer occurred in the Chianan plain, southwestern Taiwan since 1990, arsenic is still present in groundwater used for irrigation, which can pose a threat to human health.

As a result of that event plans have been made to hold a series of biennial congresses with rotating venues in different continents, continuing with the theme of the congress held in Mexico and also including toxicity and health effects. These events would provide participants with an up-to-date, global view of the arsenic studies at a multiand interdisciplinary level. The As 2008 with the theme of Arsenic from Nature to Humans was held in Valencia, Spain from May 21–23, 2008. 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.

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