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The fragile wisdom : an evolutionary view on women's biology and health / Grazyna Jasienska.

By: Jasienska, Grazyna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (317 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780674067196; 0674067193.Subject(s): Women -- Health and hygiene | Women -- Physiology | Reproductive health | Women -- EvolutionAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Fragile wisdom.DDC classification: 613/.04244 LOC classification: RA778 | .J43 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
If reproductive hormones are so important, why is there so much variation? -- Coevolution of biology and culture : agriculture and selection for high levels of estrogens -- You are what you eat -- as a fetus -- The French paradox : did child welfare reduce the risk of heart disease? -- Intergenerational echoes of slavery -- The price of reproduction -- The ultimate test of costs of reproduction : life span -- Evolutionary past and modern diet -- Evolution and physical activity -- Evolutionary trade-offs and culture -- Fallacies of philanthropy -- Fixing genes versus fixing lifestyles.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

If reproductive hormones are so important, why is there so much variation? -- Coevolution of biology and culture : agriculture and selection for high levels of estrogens -- You are what you eat -- as a fetus -- The French paradox : did child welfare reduce the risk of heart disease? -- Intergenerational echoes of slavery -- The price of reproduction -- The ultimate test of costs of reproduction : life span -- Evolutionary past and modern diet -- Evolution and physical activity -- Evolutionary trade-offs and culture -- Fallacies of philanthropy -- Fixing genes versus fixing lifestyles.

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<p>Grazyna Jasienska is Professor at the Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.</p>

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