21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine

21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine

From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, the Medical Aspects Of Biological Warfare (2007 Version) textbook reflects the critical threat posed by biological warfare and terrorism in a post 9-11 world. It addresses the weaponization of biological agents, categorizing potential agents as food, waterborne, or agricultural agents or toxins, and discusses […]

Darwinian Medicine--an Evolutionary Perspective on Health and Disease (Philosophy of Medicine)

Darwinian Medicine–an Evolutionary Perspective on Health and Disease (Philosophy of Medicine)

Evolutionary theory, which gave rise to a new discipline named Darwinian medicine, has had a major impact on modern medical research and practice. This paper focuses on phenomena such as evolved host defences, evolution of virulence, genetic conflicts with other organisms, adaptations to novel environments, and tradeoffs and constraints in biological systems. Charles Darwin enrolled […]