The Cambridge Historical Dictionary of Human Disease makes this last section available to a wider general audience. It condenses the essays into shorter entries, with up-to-date information on AIDS, Alzheimer's disease, Ebola virus disease, and tuberculosis. The Dictionary also makes available three chapters on 'Heart-Related Diseases', 'Cancer', and 'Genetic Disease'. This Dictionary contains contributions from over 100 medical and social scientists from all over the globe, making it a truly interdisciplinary history of medicine and human disease.
This dictionary comprises a history and description of the world's major diseases in chapters that are organized alphabetically from 'Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)' to 'Yellow Fever'. With contributions from over 100 medical and social scientists, this is a truly interdisciplinary history of medicine and human disease.
Originally published in print format in 2003.
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