Western Diseases, Their Emergence and Prevention

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Hubert Carey Trowell, Denis P. Burkitt
Harvard University Press, 1981 - Medical - 456 pages
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first book ive seen with the word prevention in it. I like that because there would be no point for some medicine's if people just prevented them. Health promotion right there.

Contents

Hypertension obesity diabetes mellitus and coronary heart
3
Surgical diseases of the large bowel and other related diseases
33
Gallstones
47
Renal stone
60
Multiple sclerosis
71
Arthritides in the negroid peoples of southern Africa
83
Cancer
93
Eskimos Inuit
113
New Zealand Maori and Pacific Polynesians
227
Israeli migrants
268
South African black Indian and coloured populations
285
Hawaii ethnic groups
319
Japan
337
David Lansborough
352
Diabetes mellitus
373
Hypertension hyperlipidaemia angina and coronary heart
392

North American Indians
130
Roberto Baruzzi and Laercio Franco
138
Australian Aborigines
154
Papua New Guinea
171
Uganda West Nile district
188
Zimbabwe
196
Pacific islands of Nauru Tuvalu and Western Samoa
204
Hypertension and angina
411
Haemorrhoids diverticular disease and deep vein thrombosis
421
Contributors reports
427
subSaharal Africans
436
Index
445
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