Ancient Bodies, Modern Lives
How Evolution Has Shaped Women's Health
ISBN13: 9780195388886ISBN10: 0195388887 Hardcover, 272 pages
Apr 2010, In Stock
Retail Price to Students:$34.95 (5T)
272 pages; 34 illustrations; 6-1/8 x 9-1/4; ISBN13: 978-0-19-538888-6ISBN10: 0-19-538888-7
An engaging and thought-provoking discussion of women's health issues from an evolutionary medicine viewpoint.
Table of ContentsChapter One: What is Evolutionary Medicine and What Does It Have to Do with Women's Health?
Chapter Two: Are We Grown Up Yet?
Chapter Three: Vicious Cycles
Chapter Four: Getting Pregnant: Why Can't Everyone Just Get Along?
Chapter Five: Staying Pregnant
Chapter Six: Welcome to the World
Chapter Seven: The Greasy, Helpless One-Hour Old Human Newborn
Chapter Eight: Women Are Defined By Their Breasts
Chapter Nine: But Women Are More than Breasts
Chapter Ten: If Reproduction Is What It's all About, Why Does It Stop?
Chapter Eleven: What Good Are Old Women? Quite A Lot, Thank You
Chapter Twelve: Implications for Women's Health In The 21st Century And Preventing The Epidemiological Collision