1.poisons.history

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Poisons and History – Trial and Error! Foods Versus Poisons Harmfulness Versus Safeness Definition of “Toxicology” History of Toxicology Summary and Conclusions
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Definition of Toxicology The study of toxic chemicals – No! The study of the adverse effects of chemicals Yes! Paracelsus said it best: “All substances are poisons; there are none that are not. Dose differentiates between a poison and a remedy.”
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History of Toxicology The Ebers (papyrus) – 1500 BC
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Unformatted text preview: Discorides (employed by Nero) 50 BC de Medicis (employed by the Borgias) Middle Ages Bombastic Paracelsus 1500 AD Percival Pott (English Physician) 1775 AD Orfila (father of toxicology) early 1800s Pesticide Boom mid-1900s Rachel Carson (Silent Spring) early 1960s The Ebers Nicander Dioscorides Catherine de Medici Bombastic Paracelsus Percival Pott Pesticide Boom of the 1900s Rachel Carson...
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