9781435400337

Biology of Women

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  • ISBN13:

    9781435400337

  • ISBN10:

    143540033X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-01-01
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

Centered on the health of the human female throughout her lifespan, BIOLOGY OF WOMEN, 5th Edition remains the standard in the field. Written for both the medical professional and the non-major student, the authors have crafted the most scientifically relevant and contemporary book on the market today. The Fifth Edition of BIOLOGY OF WOMEN covers topics from the female reproductive system to the psychobiological and socio-cultural factors that influence a woman's nutrition and physical activity. Distinctive features include case studies, , and historical, economic and social perspectives on the lives and health of women..

Table of Contents

Why Biology of Women?
Anatomy & Physiology: An overview of the Woman's Body
Reproductive Anatomy
Reproductive Cycle
Menstrual Problems: Causes and Treatments
Reproductive Tract Infections
Cancer and other Diseases of the Reproductive Tract
A Woman's Breasts
The Biology of Sex
Genetics and Fetal Development
A Woman's Body during Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery
Pregnancy complications
Birth Control
Infertility: Causes and Treatments
Menopause
Nutrition: Fuel for a Woman's Body
Women and Stress
The Biology of Appearance
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