Geomedical aspects in present and future research

Publisert i 1980

Redaktør: J. Låg


  • J. Låg: Survey of geomedical problems, including some examples from investigations carried out in Norway, p. 11-19.
  • Bjørn Bølviken, John Ek and Erna Kuusisto: Geochemical data. A basis for geomedical studies, p. 21-33.
  • Nils Herman Brundin: Aspects of geomedical problems from a biogeochemical point of view, p. 35-37.
  • ·  Ernst L. Wynder: Environmental carcinogenesis, p. 39-44.
  • ·  Johannes Clemmesen: On the geographical distribution of malignant neoplasms, p. 45-54.
  • Knut Westlund: Comments on the results of the first Finnmark survey, p. 55-58.
  •  Kjell Bjartveit: Cardiovascular disease study in Norwegian counties. Preliminary report, p. 59-63.
  • Knut Magnus: Geographical variations in cancer incidence in Norway, p. 65-71.
  • Mogens G. Simesen: Selenium and selenium-vitamin E deficiency considered from a geomedical point of view, p.73-79.
  • Gunnar Schalin: Multiple sclerosis and selenium, p. 81-102.
  • Britt Ahlrot-Westerlund: A hypothesis concerning multiple sclerosis and its possible connection with disturbed fat metabolism in selenium deficiency, p. 103-114.
  • Göran Jönson and Bo Pehrson: Selenium – a trace element of great significance for the health of livestock, p. 115-122.
  • P.A. Palsson, G. Georgsson and G. Petursson: Fluorosis in farm animals in Iceland related to volcanic eruptions, p. 123-132.
  • Ólafur Bjarnason: Possible environmental risk factors in the causation of thyroid cancer in Iceland, p. 133-137.
  • Sturla Fredriksson: Some speculations on geomedical problems in Iceland, p. 139-147.
  • Helvi Marjanen: On the relationship between the contents of trace elements in soils and plants and the cancer incidence in Finland, p. 149-166.
  • Esko Saari: Finnish research project on mineral elements in soils, plants and foodstuffs, p. 167-171.
  • P.-O. Hillborg: Gaucher's disease in Sweden and its hypothetical dependence on metal anomalies in the soil, p. 173-181.
  • Arne Frøslie: Copper in sheep in Norway, p. 183-188.
  • ·  Jon Jonsen, Kristen Helgeland and Eiliv Steinnes: Trace elements in human serum. Regional distribution in Norway, p. 189-195.
  • R.T. Ottesen: Introductory geomedical investigations in Norway, p. 197-207.
  • Asbjørn Sorteberg: The effect of some heavy metals on oats in pot experiments with three different soil types, p. 209-215.
  • E. Steinnes: Regional distribution of arsenic, selenium and antimony in humus layers of Norwegian soils, p. 217-222.
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