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Infection and chronic disease [electronic resource] / Paul W. Ewald.

Author/Creator:
Ewald, Paul W. , author
Publication:
London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2007.
Series:
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Evolution and medicine.
Evolution and medicine : how new applications advance research and practice, 2056-452X
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (1 streaming video file (38 min.)) : color, sound.
Medical subjects:
Evolution.
Medicine.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
Contents: Chronic diseases (cystic fibrosis, atherosclerosis, tuberculosis)
Risk factors
Primary and secondary causes
Categories of disease causation
Risk factors and disease causation
The e4 allele and the thrifty genotype hypothesis
Geographical variations in allele frequencies
Pathogen vulnerability hypothesis
Environmental causations (smoking, high fat diet, alcohol, garlic, iron)
Drug treatment and atherosclerosis.
Notes:
Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration.
Title from title frames.
Publisher Number:
1444 Henry Stewart Talks
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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