Respond to Biology Questions: Human Health and Disease from an Evolutionary Perspective Discussion
Throughout the last couple of decades scientists have been taking a closer look at human health and disease through the lens of evolution. From hypothesizing as to the benefits of your body’s fever response to infections (see Function of Fever and Annals of Internal Medicine), to maintaining overall human health (see Michael Rose’s 55), to the burgeoning science of aging (see Evolutionary Theories of Aging and Longevity), evolutionary thinking can be used to develop testable hypotheses. For example, some scientists are using evolutionary biology concepts to determine why some bacteria and viruses are highly virulent while others are not, living in their hosts with few, if any, ill effects. Please watch these brief videos “Cholera: Domesticating Disease” [Video File] [04 Min 50 Sec] and “Double Immunity” [Video File] [02 Min 30 Sec] and then develop responses to the question below.
Function of Fever: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/10/4/l_104_04.html
Annals of Internal Medicine: http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=707462
Michael Rose’s 55: http://55theses.org/the-55-theses/
Evolutionary Theories of Aging and Longevity: http://longevity-science.org/Evolution.htm
Cholera: Domesticating Disease: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/library/10/4/quicktime/l_104_01.html
How would an understanding of evolution help health care professionals manage infectious diseases and epidemics? I would like you to consider the factors affecting the evolution of disease organisms and their level of virulence as part of your response. Please support your response with examples of humans coevolving with disease microbes. Lastly, please tell us if you would prefer to have your personal health evaluated from an evolutionary perspective?
* Responses should be at least 450 words and must substantively integrate the subjects covered in the question.
* Use 2 additional sources relevant to the discussion and in-text citations in APA style.
* See attach video links to complete assignment
* Original Work about
*Due Tuesday, February 23, 2016 8:00 PM
We are committed to making our customer experience enjoyable and that we are keen on creating conditions where our customers feel secured and respected in their interactions with us.
With our qualified expert team who are available 24/7, we ensure that all our customer needs and concerns are met..
Our refund policy allows you to get your money back when you are eligible for a refund. In such a case, we guarantee that you will be paid back to your credit card. Another alternative we offer you is saving this money with us as a credit. Instead of processing the money back, keeping it with us would be an easier way to pay for next the orders you placeRead more
All orders you place on our website are written from scratch. Our expert team ensures that they exercise professionalism, the laid down guidelines and ethical considerations which only allows crediting or acknowledging any information borrowed from scholarly sources by citing. In cases where plagiarism is confirmed, then the costumier to a full refund or a free paper revision depending on the customer’s request..Read more
Quality is all our company is about and we make sure we hire the most qualified writers with outstanding academic qualifications in every field. To receive free revision the Company requires that the Customer provide the request within fourteen (14) days from the first completion date and within a period of thirty (30) days for dissertations.Read more
We understand that students are not allowed to seek help on their projects, papers and assignments from online writing services. We therefore strive to uphold the confidentiality that every student is entitled to. We will not share your personal information elsewhere. You are further guaranteed the full rights of originality and ownership for your paper once its finished.Read more
By placing an order with us, you agree to the service we provide. We will endear to do all that it takes to deliver a comprehensive paper as per your requirements. We also count on your cooperation to ensure that we deliver on this mandate.Read more