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2/7/12 lecture21.html 1/1 C:/Users/JIMMIN~1/AppData/Local/Temp/Rar$EX04.857/«/lecture21.html EEB 122: Principles of Evolution, Ecolog\ and Behavior Lecture 21 - Evolutionary Medicine << previous session _ next session >> OYeUYieZ: Evolution plays an important though underutilized role in medicine. Evolution guides how our bodies respond to various treatments, how pathogens will respond to treatments, and how pathogens' responses will change over time. Pathogens oftentimes will evolve to an intermediate level of virulence where they become strong enough to infect a host and reproduce,
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Unformatted text preview: but not so strong as to kill the host before it can spread the pathogen. Reading aVVignmenW: Stearns, Stephen C. and Rolf Hoekstra. EYolXWion: An InWrodXcWion , chapter 19 ClaVV lecWXUe: Yale University 2009. Some rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated on this page or on the Open Yale Courses website, all content on this page is licensed under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course EEB 122 taught by Professor Stephenstearns during the Spring '09 term at Yale.

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