This SOT Tox Impact Statement examines the role toxicology and toxicologists have played in determining the environmental and public health effects of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs).
As sales continue to increase in the teen and adult populations, one question remains unclear: What are the short- and long-term health effects of e-cigarette use?
There is a growing need for research on the impact of environmental factors on human development and for actionable solutions to evaluate chemical toxicity, drug efficacy, and safety assessment impacting children’s health.
Despite an increase in individuals aged 60 or over worldwide, few issues in toxicological science associated with the aging process have been addressed, and the elderly remain a largely understudied, vulnerable population.
Psychoactive drugs are increasingly common treatment options for certain mental illnesses, and researchers continue to investigate their possible adverse effects, addiction potential, and health burden.