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Hormesis Deserves the Respect and Attention of Toxicologists

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hormesis Deserves the Respect and Attention of Toxicologists A comprehensive review published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry argues that toxicologists can positively affect public health and reduce the economic costs of drug treatment by increasing their knowledge of hormesis and applying its principles to their discipline. Hormesis is an adaptive […]

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Nutritional Hormesis

By DP Hayes New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY USA European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2006), 1-13 Objective: Hormesis, the biological and toxicological concept that small quantities have opposite effects from large quantities, is reviewed with emphasis on its relevance to nutrition. Results: Hormetic and other dose-response relationships are […]

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Hormesis gets massive support: The new theory could overturn scores of environmental regulations

Hormesis gets massive support The new theory could overturn scores of environmental regulations By Rebecca Renner Science News—October 4, 2006 Humble yeast cells may be shedding new light on the controversial theory of hormesis. Cancer researchers collected data on 13 strains of yeast, generating a large database of their responses to different chemicals. For low […]

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Hormesis Outperforms Threshold Model in National Cancer Institute Antitumor Drug Screening Database

SUPPLEMENTARY DATA Summary of Findings The supplementary data (Tables S1-S4, Figures S1-S3) represent the same analyses using a BMD(2.5) that were presented with a BMD(10) in the body of the paper. The supplemental data using the BMD(2.5) are incompatible with threshold model predictions, in agreement with the findings using the BMD(10), but even more so. […]

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