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|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource|
|Contents:||pt. I. Evolution and Cardiovascular Diseases in a Nutshell. Lucy in the Sky. Evolution. The Hunting Season. Athero-People. All Selection that really Matters Happens before Reproduction. Our Population Now. Vascular Epidemiology, Its Meaning and What Population Studies Tell Us. Rift Valley. A Theory to be Demonstrated. Evolution, Natural Selection and Atherosclerosis. We Still Are What We Have Been Selected For. Now What? Knowing Our Destiny. Conclusions? Atherosclerosis as a Response to Accumulation of Lipoproteins in the Arterial Wall. The Response-to-Retention Hypothesis in Early Atherogenesis --
pt. II. Evolution and Medicine. Evolutionary Medicine. Original Selection and Evolution, and Discrepancy between the Evolutionary Shape of Humans and the Present Human Figure. Common Objections to Natural-Selection-Based Theories in Medicine. The Evolutionary Design (ED) and the Present Environmental Conditions (EC). Our Life. Evolution and Our Story Now. And Cosmically Speaking: Does It Matter? The Evolutionary Ladder. Savuti, Botswana. The Beginning and the End of the World. Aggressivity. The Symbolic Hunting Response. Diet and Vascular Disease. Super-Stimuli. Conditioning. Voluntary Food Restrictions. Exercise and Being Lazy. Contacts (Well, Actually No Contacts). The Problem of Food Biodiversity. Immunology and Contacts. High Blood Pressure. Cardiovascular Disease and Evolution. How Do We Use These Observations? Individual and Group Selection. Evolution --
Bits. How Do We Use These Considerations? You Can Save Your Life --
pt. III. Lessons to Remember. Junk Food Homo. The Cradles. African Edens. The Lesson of Bwindi, the Impenetrable Forest. Our Nature in a Spaceship. Chronology. The Evolutionary Snake. From the Survival-of-the-Fittest to the Survival-of-the-Fattest. Nomadism, Colonialism and the Evolution of Africa in the Recent Past. Places in the Book: The Last "Cradles."
|Responsibility:||editor, Gianni Belcaro.|
- Coronary heart disease.
- Human evolution.
- Vascular Diseases -- physiopathology.
- Adaptation, Physiological.
- Biological Evolution.
- Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena.
- HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
- MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
- MEDICAL -- Diseases.
- MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
- MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.