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Published: 22 November 2007

398 Pages | 56 b&w line; 1 halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780199207459

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Evolution in Health and Disease

Second Edition

Edited by Stephen C. Stearns and Jacob C. Koella

  • Describes how evolutionary thinking gives insight into human health and disease, establishing evolutionary biology as an essential basic science for medicine
  • Integrates contributions from the leading researchers in the field to describe the latest research in evolutionary medicine
  • Suggests exciting possibilities for future treatment and research
  • Explains why we grow old, and how to stay healthy as we age

New to this Edition:

  • The text is fully revised - 95% of the material is new

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