Biomedicine and the Human Condition: Challenges, Risks, and Rewards0521541484, 9780521541480, 0521833663, 9780521833660, 9780511109744

Author : Michael G. Sargent
Description:How to avoid disease, how to breed successfully, and how to live to a reasonable age are questions that have perplexed humankind throughout history. This book explores our progress in understanding these challenges, and the risks and rewards of devising solutions. A broad range of topics are covered, including reproduction, the development of human progeny from conception to adulthood, staying healthy, ageing, cancer, infection and the burden of our genetic legacy.
Categories: Biology Biophysics
Year :2005
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Language : English
N° Of Pages : 364[366]
File Info : pdf 3 Mb