A synthesis of current understandings of evolutionary processes, and of the biology and epidemiology of disease.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #54
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)
Table of Contents1. Introduction; 2. An evolutionary history of human disease; 3. Obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease; 4. The thrifty genotype versus thrifty phenotype debate: efforts to explain between population variation in rates of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease; 5. Reproductive cancers; 6. Reproductive function, breastfeeding and the menopause; 7. Asthma and allergic disease; 8. Depression and stress; 9. Conclusion.
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