environmental medicine


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to environmental medicine: Occupational and Environmental Medicine

environmental medicine

n.
The study of the effects of environmental exposure to synthetic chemicals on the immune system. Also called clinical ecology.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
We are also working with the Chineses journal Journal of Environmental and Occupational Medicine to co-publish environmental medicine articles in both Chinese and English.
Environmental medicine is one of the oldest of medical practices in the modern era.
Contract notice: Basic laboratory equipment for the laboratory building of the institute of environmental medicine of the university centre for health sciences at the klinikum augsburg (unika-t).
The new system was introduced in a guidance paper published in the May 2015 issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Underwriters Laboratories.
Study leader Professor Goran Pershagen of the Institute of Environmental Medicine in Stockholm, Sweden, said: "This may explain why the effects of noise were mainly seen for markers of central obesity rather than generalised obesity.
For example, an environmental medicine specialist might tell her patient, "Your vitamin D levels are low, causing osteoporosis; I am prescribing a month on a beach in Hawaii to soak up sun.
The award, sponsored by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the National Business Group on Health, was presented at the National Conference on Health, Productivity and Human Capital in September in Dallas.

Full browser ?