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Biomedicine and the Human Condition - 05 edition

Biomedicine and the Human Condition (ISBN10: 0521541484; ISBN13: 9780521541480)
ISBN13: 978-0521541480
ISBN10: 0521541484

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521833660
ISBN10: 0521833663

Summary: How to avoid disease, how to breed successfully and how to live to a reasonable age, are questions that have perplexed mankind throughout history. This book explores our progress in understanding these challenges, and the risks and rewards of our attempts to find solutions. From the moment of conception, nutrition and exposure to microbes or alien chemicals have consequences that are etched into our cells and genomes. Such events have a crucial impact on development in ...show moreutero and in childhood, and later, on the way we age, respond to infection, or the likelihood of developing chronic diseases, including cancer. The issues covered include the powerful influence of infectious disease on human society, the burden of our genetic legacy and the lottery of procreation. The author discusses how prospects for human life might continually improve as biomedicine addresses these problems and also debates the ethical checkpoints encountered.

  • Highly readable take on biomedical innovation, from prehistory to the present
  • Broad, multidisciplinary approach draws on history, evolutionary biology and biomedicine
  • Debates the ethical checkpoints arising from biomedical advances
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Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 10/15/2004
International: No

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