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MMS3101 Evolutionary Perspectives on Health and Disease
Credit Points: 15

In this unit, students will examine why the human body is so susceptible to disease and why has natural selection not removed these diseases in our evolutionary past. New intersections between evolutionary perspectives and medicine will be explored as they relate to our continuous battle against infectious diseases, the delicate balance necessary to maintain maternal and child health, the increasing prevalence of mental health conditions, and why humans are one of the few species to live beyond their reproductive years.

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MABUUKPreclinical Science Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013