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Biology of Women - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-1435400337

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Edition/Copyright: 5TH 13
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2013
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Biology of Women - 5TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-1435400337

Theresa Hornstein and Jeri Lynn Schweirin

ISBN13: 978-1435400337
ISBN10: 143540033X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 13
Publisher: Delmar Publications

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Centered on the health of the human female throughout her lifespan, BIOLOGY OF WOMEN, 5th Edition remains the standard in the field. Written for both the medical professional and the non-major student, the authors have crafted the most scientifically relevant and contemporary book on the market today. The Fifth Edition of BIOLOGY OF WOMEN covers topics from the female reproductive system to the psychobiological and socio-cultural factors that influence a woman's nutrition and physical activity. Distinctive features include case studies, , and historical, economic and social perspectives on the lives and health of women..

Author Bio

Theresa Hornstein

Theresa M. Hornstein teaches both online and traditional classes, including cell biology, microbiology, path physiology, and botany, in the Biology Dept. at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN. Her research interests include vermicomposting on campus, comparisons of online and in-class student success, the FIRE thinking model, edible landscaping, and natural dye products. Her outside interests include murder mysteries and fiber arts.

Jeri Lynn Schweirin

Jeri Lynn Schwerin has a Master of Science degree in Biology from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from University of Minnesota, Duluth. She has taught and developed online science courses at Lake Superior College since 2001. She has also developed field studies courses for Lake Superior College and provided environmental outreach education about Lake Superior on board the University of Wisconsin, Superior's research vessel, the LL Smith Jr. Her interests include making pottery and photography.

Table of Contents

1. Why Biology of Women?

2. Anatomy & Physiology: An overview of the Woman's Body.

3. Reproductive Anatomy.

4. Reproductive Cycle.

5. Menstrual Problems: Causes and Treatments.

6. Reproductive Tract Infections.

7. Cancer and other Diseases of the Reproductive Tract.

8. A Woman's Breasts.

9. The Biology of Sex.

10. Genetics and Fetal Development.

11. A Woman's Body during Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery.

12. Pregnancy complications.

13. Birth Control.

14. Infertility: Causes and Treatments.

15. Menopause.

16. Nutrition: Fuel for a Woman's Body.

17. Women and Stress.

18. The Biology of Appearance.

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