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Health Effects of E-waste Pollution

  • Naseer Ali ShahEmail author
  • Yasir Rasheed
  • Raja Muhammad Waqas Anjum
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Part of the Soil Biology book series (SOILBIOL, volume 57)

Abstract

Human population health is at high risk with the increasing load of electronic waste (e-waste) on earth globally. E-waste has resulted in severe health issues such as endocrine disruption, reproduction anomalies, abnormalities of brain, and gene expression. Here we summarize, the different studies reporting the association of exposure of electronic waste and its harmful effects on human health.

Keywords

Health effects E-waste Pollution 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naseer Ali Shah
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yasir Rasheed
    • 1
  • Raja Muhammad Waqas Anjum
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiosciencesCOMSATS University IslamabadIslamabadPakistan

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