Table of contents for Evolutionary medicine and health : new perspectives / [edited by] Wenda R. Trevathan, E.O. Smith, James J. McKenna.

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Contents
Preface
Contributors
PART ONE	Background
	1	An Overview of Evolutionary Medicine
		Wenda Trevathan, E. O. Smith, and James J. McKenna 
PART TWO	Politics, Nutrition, and Diet
	2	Human Evolution, Diet, and Nutrition: When the Body Meets the Buffet
		Bethany L. Turner, Kenneth Maes, Jennifer Sweeney, and George J. Armelagos
	3	Diabesity and Darwinian Medicine: The Evolution of an Epidemic
		Leslie Sue Lieberman
	4	To Eat, or What Not To Eat: A Critique of the Official Norwegian Dietary Guidelines
		Iver Mysterud, Dag Viljen Poleszynski, Fedon A. Lindberg, and Stig A. Bruset 
	5	Cow¿s Milk Consumption and Health: An Evolutionary Perspective
		Andrea S. Wiley 
PART THREE	Sex, Reproduction, and Health
	6	Not by Bread Alone: The Role of Psychosocial Stress in Age at First Reproduction and in Health Inequalities
		James S. Chisholm and David A. Coall 
	7	Early Life Effects on Reproductive Function
		Alejandra Núñez-de la Mora and Gillian R. Bentley 
 
	8	Impaired Reproductive Function in Women in Western and ¿Westernizing¿ Populations: An Evolutionary Approach
		Tessa M. Pollard and Nigel Unwin 
	9	Should Women Menstruate? An Evolutionary Perspective on Menstrual-Suppressing Oral Contraceptives
		Lynnette Leidy Sievert 
	10	An Evolutionary Perspective on Premenstrual Syndrome: Implications for Investigating Infectious Causes of Chronic Disease
		Caroline Doyle, Holly A. Swain Ewald, and Paul W. Ewald 
	11	The Possible Role of Eclampsia/Preeclampsia in the Evolution of Human Reproduction
		Pierre-Yves Robillard, Gustaaf Dekker, Gérard Chaouat, Jean Chaline, and Thomas C. Hulsey 
PART FOUR	Environments, Normality, and Lifetime Health
	12	Breastfeeding and Mother-Infant Sleep Proximity: Implications for Infant Care
		Helen Ball and Kristin Klingaman 
	13	Why Words Can Hurt Us: Social Relationships, Stress, and Health
		Mark V. Flinn 
	14	Why Are We Vulnerable To Acute Mountain Sickness?
		Cynthia M Beall 
	15	Evolution and Modern Behavioral Problems: The Case of Addiction
		Daniel H. Lende 
	16	After Dark: The Evolutionary Ecology of Human Sleep 
		Carol M. Worthman 
 
PART FIVE	Chronic Diseases, Old Treatments, and More Misunderstanding 
	17	Evolutionary Medicine and Obesity: Developmental Adaptive Responses in Human Body Composition 
		Jack Baker, Magdalena Hurtado, Osbjorn Pearson, and Troy Jones 
	18	The Developmental Origins of Adult Health: Intergenerational Inertia in Adaptation and Disease
		Christopher W. Kuzawa 
	19	An Evolutionary Perspective on the Causes of Chronic Diseases: Atherosclerosis as an Illustration
		Paul W. Ewald 
	20	Genes, Geographic Ancestry, and Disease Susceptibility: Applications of Evolutionary Medicine to Clinical Settings
		Douglas E. Crews and Linda M. Gerber 
	21	From Ancient Seas to Modern Disease: Evolution and Congestive Heart Failure
		E. Jennifer Weil 
	22	Evolution at the Intersection of Biology and Medicine
		Stephen Lewis 
	23	The Importance of Evolution for Medicine
		Randolph M. Nesse 
References 
Endnotes

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation.
Human evolution.
Medicine -- Philosophy.
Disease -- etiology -- Essays.
Evolution -- Essays.
Epidemiologic Factors -- Essays.
Humans -- Essays.
Philosophy, Medical -- Essays.