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Published: 01 September 2014

152 Pages | 10 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199672875

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Hormones: A Very Short Introduction

Martin Luck

Very Short Introductions

  • Clearly explains what hormones are and why they are important
  • Considers their various roles - in appetite, in reproduction, and in the balance of water and salt in the body
  • Modern, up-to-date explanation of hormones
  • Touches on the debates about research methods, testing on animals, medical treatments, and hormone misuse
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introdutions series - millions of copies sold worldwide