Heavy metal toxicity refers to the adverse effects due to the accumulation of toxic heavy metals in human body. Poisonous heavy metals are zinc, arsenic, bismuth, antimony, uranium, vanadium etc. The excessive dose of heavy metal accumulation is harmful to human body. Heavy metal toxicity causes serious health defects in adults and children in case of long term exposure. The source of heavy metal toxicity is toxic farming, chemical and toxic exposure in industries, etc.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on September, 2014