SURVIVAL OF THE SICKEST BY SHARON MOALEM
‘SURVIVAL OF THE SICKEST’ is one of the best books I have read so far. It is a groundbreaking book that provides you with a huge revelation of scientific facts and discoveries. In this wonderful book, Dr. Sharon Moalem explains the causes of modern diseases of such as diabetes, hemochromatosis, high blood pressure, anemia, and many other famous and dangerous maladies. From an evolutionary point of view, in plain language, the author explains how different diseases used to save ancient people.
For example, over exceeding volumes of iron in the blood causing hemochromatosis saved millions of people during the plague (Black Death) in 1349. Nowadays, big amounts of iron in the human body can cause serious health problems. Diabetes was saving people during ice ages. Today, it is one of the most widely-spread and dangerous diseases that kill hundreds of millions of people every year.
‘SURVIVAL OF THE SICKEST’ is a great scientific masterpiece. This is a book of life, genetics, epigenetic, medicine, human and animal biology, and even history. I highly recommend this book.