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The Cambridge encyclopedia of human paleopathology
- C. Roberts
- PhilosophyMedical History
- 1 January 2000
Well, someone can decide by themselves what they want to do and need to do but sometimes, that kind of person will need some the cambridge encyclopedia of human paleopathology references. People with…
The archaeology of disease
The Archaeology of Disease shows how the latest scientific and archaeological techniques can be used to identify the common illnesses and injuries from which humans suffered in antiquity. The book…
Health and Disease in Britain: From Prehistory to the Present Day
health and disease in britain from prehistory to the present day. Book lovers, when you need a new book to read, find the book here. Never worry not to find what you need. Is the health and disease…
The Bioarchaeology of Tuberculosis: A Global View on a Reemerging Disease
It is revealed that tuberculosis has repeatedly increased over time as societies have become more complex socially, economically and politically.
Inflammatory lesions of ribs: an analysis of the Terry Collection.
It is suggested that tuberculosis at a peripheral lung focus may disseminate directly through the pleura to the visceral surfaces of the ribs, or that pulmonary tuberculosis may be the cause of empyema of the pleural cavity and that this, per se, may initiate inflammatory change on the visceral surface of ribs.
Investigating population movement by stable isotope analysis: a report from Britain
Stable isotopes present in local ground water get into people's teeth before they are 12 years old, and act as a signature to the area where they grew up (and drank the water). In a review of recent…
Tuberculosis and leprosy in perspective.
Current phylogenetic and biogeographic models derived from molecular biology are reviewed and their implications for the global development of TB and leprosy, past and present are explored.
Nasty, Brutish, but Not Necessarily Short: A Reconsideration of the Statistical Methods Used to Calculate Age at Death from Adult Human Skeletal and Dental Age Indicators
It is shown that a Bayesian approach to converting age indicators into estimated age can reduce this trend of underestimation at the older end, and that similar algorithms may have a much wider application.
Fractures in late medieval skeletal populations from Serbia.
- M. Djuric, C. Roberts, Z. Rakočević, D. Djonic, A. Lešić
- MedicineAmerican journal of physical anthropology
- 1 June 2006
The findings suggest that this rural community was exposed to a low risk of trauma, probably related mostly to accidents sustained during farming, and rarely to interpersonal violence.
A Study of Non-specific Stress Indicators and Skeletal Growth in Two Mediaeval Subadult Populations
The resulting growth rates of long bone lengths were not systematically diVerent between the two groups of individuals and it appeared that these subadults were reasonably well adapted to stress.