Womenas physiology evolved to aid reproduction, not to reduce disease. Any traitahowever detrimental to post-reproductive healthais preserved in the next generation if it increases the chances of having offspring who will survive and reproduce. For this reason, the author argues, many common diseases are especially difficult for women to prevent.Womenas physiology evolved to aid reproduction, not to reduce disease.
|Title||:||The Fragile Wisdom|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2013-01-14|