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The Impact of Glyphosate on Human Health

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dc.contributor.author Placeres, Amanda
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-02T16:48:46Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-02T16:48:46Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation A. Placeres, "The Impact of Glyphosate on Human Health", ND dissertation, College of Naturopathic Medicine, Univ. of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, 2015. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/1426
dc.description This thesis is being archived as a Digitized Shelf Copy for campus access to current students and staff only. We currently cannot provide this open access without the author's permission. If you are the author of this work and desire to provide it open access or wish access removed, please contact the Wahlstrom Library to discuss permission. en_US
dc.description.abstract Objective – The purpose of this study is to review literature on the health risks of glyphosate based herbicides. With the increasing use of Genetically Modified Organisms to resist these herbicides, there is growing concern for possible toxicities. Basic Procedures – The database used for searching was PubMed. Researched focused on papers showing the effects of Glyphosate on various animal and human physiological systems. Papers were chosen that were published within the last 25 years. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis were included. Main Findings – Glyphosate in animal and human in vitro cell studies have been shown to cause pathological effects, ranging from low chronic exposure, to acute toxic exposure at sublethal and subtoxic doses. Principal Conclusions – Research shows that we have identified potential pathways of damage from glyphosate in not only aquatic life but animals as well. We have a profound shortage of animal studies and only retrospective human studies of glyphosate effects in vitro and in vivo. More research is necessary to define the impact of glyphosate on human cells. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Naturopathy en_US
dc.subject Glyphosate en_US
dc.subject Genetically modified organisms (GMO) en_US
dc.subject Neurotoxocity en_US
dc.subject Nephrotoxicity en_US
dc.subject Celiac disease en_US
dc.title The Impact of Glyphosate on Human Health en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.institute.department College of Naturopathic Medicine en_US
dc.institute.name University of Bridgeport en_US


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