Ev Apps Special Issue on Infection

Ev Apps Special Issue on Infection

The April 2018 issue of Evolutionary Applications is devoted to Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Infectious Diseases: Challenges, Advances and Promises.  It is open access. Enjoy!   13 articles about evolution and human infectious disease Echaubard Pierre, Rudge...

Nina Wale wins $5,000 Omenn Prize

The Gilbert S. Omenn Prize of $5,000 for the best paper on evolution and medicine or public health published in any journal goes to a paper by Nina Wale and colleagues. Wale, N., Sim, D. G., Jones, M. J., Salathe, R., Day, T., & Read, A. F. (2017). Resource limitation...

The risks of C-Section

Just Published in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health: Rosenberg, K. R., & Trevathan, W. R. (2018). Evolutionary Perspectives on Cesarean Section. . Abstract: Cesarean section (surgical removal of a neonate through the maternal abdominal and uterine walls) can be...

ISEMPH Abstract Deadline March 31

The International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health Annual meeting program committee welcomes the submission of abstracts to be considered for platform presentations or poster presentations. Abstracts will be selected by the Program Committee after a...

The 2017 George C. Williams Prize

The International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health is proud to announce the award of the $5000 George C. Williams Prize to “Time from pre-eclampsia diagnosis to delivery affects future health prospects of children”  by Birgitte Hollegaard; Jacob A....

Does disrupting the skin microbiome cause cancer?

Skin cancer rates are high and going higher even though we are spending less time outside than our ancestors, and despite defenses shaped by selection including pigmentation, tanning and induction of DNA repairases.  An open access article that just appeared in...

Core Principles of Evolutionary Medicine

Grunspan, D. Z., Nesse, R. M., Barnes, M. E., & Brownell, S. E. (2018). Core principles of evolutionary medicine. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, 2018(1), 13–23. https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eox025 This study used the Delphi method to help 37 world experts to...

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