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The Oxford handbook of evolutionary medicine

Author: Martin Brüne; Wulf Schiefenhövel
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Medicine is a compilation of up-to-date insights into the evolutionary history of ourselves as a species, exploring how and why our evolved design may convey  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Brüne; Wulf Schiefenhövel
ISBN: 9780198789666 0198789661
OCLC Number: 1084394176
Description: xix, 946 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Core principles for evolutionary medicine / Randolf M. Nesse --
Cellular signalling systems / Diana Le Duc and Torsten Schöneberg --
Genetics and epigenetics / Paul W. Ewald and Holly A. Swain Ewald --
Growth and development / Robin M. Bernstein and Barry Bogin --
Senescene and aging / Xiaqing Zhao and Daniel E.L. Promislow --
Nutrition, energy expenditure, physical activity, and body composition / Ann E. Caldwell, Stanley Boyd Eaton, and Melvin Konner --
Musculoskeletal system / Martin Häusler [and 6 others] --
Skin and integument / Mark A. Hill --
Haematopoietic system / Eric M. Pietras and James DeGregori --
Immune system / Graham A.W. Rook --
Cardiovascular system / Kevin S. Shah [and 3 others] --
Respiratory system / Olga Carvalho and John N. Maina --
Digestive system / John B. Furness [and 4 others] --
Excretory system / Paola Romagnani and Hans-Joachim Anders --
Endocrinology / Richard G. Bribiescas --
Sexuality, reproduction, and birth / Wulf Schiefenhövel and Wenda Trevathan --
Brain, spinal cord, and sensory systems / Martin Brüne --
The future of medicine / Martin Brüne and Wulf Schiefenhövel.
Other Titles: Handbook of evolutionary medicine
Evolutionary medicine
Responsibility: edited by Martin Brüne and Wulf Schiefenhövel.

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