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by Basiro Davey,Open University,Tim Halliday

  • ISBN: 033519253X
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  • Author: Basiro Davey,Open University,Tim Halliday
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Open Univ Pr; Revised, Subsequent edition (October 1, 1994)
  • Pages: 192 pages
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This book starts from the premise that patterns of illness and disability in modern human populations have been . Read instantly in your browser.

This book starts from the premise that patterns of illness and disability in modern human populations have been influenced by the biological and cultural evolution of the human species over the last five million years. Developments as diverse as the transition to an upright posture. ISBN-13: 978-0335208395.

Davey, Basiro; Halliday, Tim, 1945-; Open University. Completely rev. and updated version of The Biology of health and disease. Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Human Biology and Health book. Published May 1st 2001 by Open Univ Pr (first published September 1st 1994). Human Biology and Health: An Evolutionary Approach (Health and Disease). 0335208398 (ISBN13: 9780335208395).

An Evolutionary Approach (Health and Disease). by Basiro Davey, Tim Halliday. Published May 1, 2001 by Open University Press.

Presents an evolutionary history of human health and disease, starting from the premise that patterns of illness and disability in 20th-century human populations have been influenced by the biological and cultural evolution of the human species over the last five million years. Open University Press.

Basiro Davey is Senior Lecturer in Health Studies at the Department of Biological Sciences at the Open University. Tim Halliday is Professor of Biology at the Biological Sciences Department at the Open University. Mark Hirst is Lecturer in Human Genetics at the Biological Sciences Department at the Open University.

Davey, Basiro, Tim Halliday, and Mark Hirst. Human Biology and Health: An Evolutionary Approach Davidson, Elizabeth W. Big Fleas have Little Fleas: How Discoveries of Invertebrate Diseases are Advancing Modern. Human Biology and Health: An Evolutionary Approach. Health and Disease Series. 3d ed. Buckingham UK; Philadelphia, PA, USA: Open University, 2001. An excellent general textbook of evolutionary medicine, including several chapters covering basic biology and evolutionary theory. Davidson, Elizabeth W. Big Fleas have Little Fleas: How Discoveries of Invertebrate Diseases are Advancing Modern Science. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2006.

The evolutionary approach produces some counterintuitive surprises. Since his book is all about trade-offs between incompatible attributes, it is only right to point out that, while his message is sound, it could have been made at half the length. Fresh fruit juices are as much junk food as a cola drink – they produce a sugar rush, so it's better to eat fresh fruit with its additional fibre; chewing gum as a child is a healthy pastime, if the gum is sugar-free (teeth and jaws need the exercise that modern diets fail to provide).

Presents an evolutionary history of human health and disease, starting from the premise that patterns of illness and disability in 20th-century populations have been influenced by the biological and cultural evolution of the human species over the last five million years. Focuses on the evolution of infectious, genetic and degenerative diseases and emphasizes the degree of variation in susceptibility between individuals and between human populations. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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