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Introduction. Hemochromatosis Alzheimer\'s Constant company A global, evolutionary Macarena I t’s not only good for X-Men DNA is history Somewhere in your genetic code is the tale of every plague, every predator, every parasite, and every planetary upheaval your ancestors mangled to survive.

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introduction
Introduction
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Alzheimer\'s
  • Constant company
  • A global, evolutionary Macarena
  • It’s not only good for X-Men
  • DNA is history
    • Somewhere in your genetic code is the tale of every plague, every predator, every parasite, and every planetary upheaval your ancestors mangled to survive
chapter 1
Chapter 1
  • Hemochromatosis is inherited—and the gene for it is very common in certain populations
  • Iron Locking- Vivkings- founder’s effect
  • Bubonic plague: 1/3 to ½= 25 million people
  • People with Hemochromatosis are less susceptible?
  • Increase in European populations every time the disease resurfaced over the ensuing three hundred years
  • Evolutionary bottleneck
  • We did ask for it!
  • Cystic fibrosis and TB
chapter 3
Chapter 3
  • Sunlight: Vitamin D and Folic Acid
  • Skin Color
    • Dark to protect folate
    • Light to manufacture vitamin D
    • Inuit
  • High cholesterol to increase vitamin D
  • ACHOO
  • Alcohol flush response (alcohol vs. tea)
  • Slave trade and salt- evolutionary bottleneck
  • Environmentally dependent
  • What happens when the environment changes (moves or migrations?)
chapter 4
Chapter 4
  • The fava bean- Where’s there folklore smoke, there’s medical fire
  • Free radicals and enzyme deficiency
  • Fava cultivation and favism
    • >400 million
  • Fruit, botanical birth control & poison
  • JBS Haldane
    • SCD
    • Favism
    • Malaria
  • Why cultivate what can kill you?
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