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NIMD Forum 2005 - Joint Workshop on Health Effects of Methylmercury and Cadmium
-Current Problems in Risk Evaluation and Risk Management of Methylmercury and Cadmium-

Preface

 
 
Komyo Eto
Director-General, NIMD
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Honorary Lecture

 
 
Makoto Futatsuka
Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medical Sciences Kumamoto University, Japan
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Joint Workshop on Health Effects of Methylmercury and Cadmium

 
Symptoms and Patients

 
 
A Review of 33 Cases with Itai-itai Disease (Cadmium-Induced Renal
Tubular Osteomalacia) Recognized Officially for the Last Decade
Keiko Aoshima (Hagino Hospital, Japan)
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The Temporal Profile of Neurological Findings in Minamata Disease - Multiple Logistic Regression Analysis Compared with the Residents in a
Methylmercury -Unpolluted Area -
Uchino M (Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Japan)
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Central Mechanisms for Two-Point Discrimination
Ryusuke Kakigi (Department of Integrative Physiology, National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan)
10
Health and Environment

 
 
Current Hair Mercury Levels in Japanese for Estimation of Methylmercury Exposure
Akira Yasutake (NIMD)
16
 
Cadmium Exposure of Preschool Children in General Populations in
Japan
Takao Watanabe (Miyagi University of Education, Japan)
28
 
Contamination by Cadmium and Mercury of the Water, Sediment and
Biological Component of Hydrosystems Around Hanoi
Vu Duc Loi (Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam)
29
 
Genitic Engineering of Escherichia Coli for Bioremediation of Mercurial Contaminated-Environments and Detection of Mercury in Environments
Hidemitsu Pan-Hou (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Setsunan University, Japan)
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Toxic Mechanism

 
 
Evaluation of the Effect of Low-Level Cadmium Intake to Renal Function
and to Bone Metabolism in Mother Rats
Hisayoshi Ohta (Department of Environmental, Occupational Health and Toxicology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, Japan)
40
 
Modification of Cadmium Toxicity by Cobalt and Manganese
Seiichiro Himeno (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Japan)
58
 
Role of Metallothionein in Distribution of Cadmium
Masahiko Satoh (Department of Hygienics, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Japan)
63
 
The Role of Amino Acid Transporters in the Methylmercury Transport
Yoshikatsu Kanai (Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan)
64
 
Cellular Stress Responses Following the Exposure to Methylmercury
Fusako Usuki (NIMD)
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Identification of Intracellular Factors Influenced in Sensitivity of Cells to Methylmercury
Akira Naganuma (Laboratory of Molecular and Biochemical Toxicology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan)
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Current Problems in Risk Evaluation and Risk Management of Methylmercury and Cadmium  
 
Safety Margin and Risk Perception is Insufficient on Exposure to
Methylmercury among Japanese Consumers
Noriyuki Hachiya (NIMD)
79
 
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Contaminants in Fish: How Do We Balance Risk and Benefit?
Deborah C. Rice (Environmental Health Unit, Maine Bureau of Health, USA)
84
 
Effects of Combined Exposure to PCBs and Methyl mercury on
Cognitive and Motor Function
Susan L. Schantz (Department of Veterinary Biosciences and Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA)
100
 
The Many Faces of Mercury
Christopher T. De Rosa (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, USA)
102
 
Changes in Risk of Methylmercury Exposure to Offspring Throughout
Gestation and Sucking
Mineshi Sakamoto (NIMD)
103
 
Recent Trends in Methylmercury and Cadmium Risk Analysis
Rie Masho (Center for Environmental Information Science, Japan)
116
 
Chronic Exposure to Cadmium and Health Effects in Inhabitants of
Kakehashi River Basin, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
Teruhiko Kido (Department of Community Health Nursing, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Japan)
121
 
Risk Evaluation of Cadmium Based on the Epidemiological Studies in
Cadmium-Polluted or Cadmium-Nonpolluted Areas
Koji Nogawa (Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan)
132
 
Risk Assessment of Dietary Cadmium Exposure and Exposure
Assessment in Japan
Fujio Kayama (Division of Environmental Medicine, Centre for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Japan)
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