EMPH gets Impact Factor of 4.4

EMPH gets Impact Factor of 4.4

Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health has just received its first Impact Factor--4.4. This places the journal 10/50 in category of Evolutionary Biology and 23/185 in category of Public, Environmental & Occupational Health. The official journal of the...

The State of Undergrad EvMed Education

Grunspan, D. Z., Moeller, K. T., Nesse, R. M., & Brownell, S. E. (2019). The state of evolutionary medicine in undergraduate education. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, 2019(1), 82–92. https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eoz012 Abstract Background and objectives...

Cooperation and Conflict in Human Pregnancy

A new short review by David Haig will be of interest to all who study human reproduction and pregnancy. Haig, D. (2019). Cooperation and conflict in human pregnancy. Current Biology, 29(11), R455–R458. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.04.040 Abstract: For many...

Why Cancer Rates Increase with Age

A new article by Rozhok and DeGregori uses an evolutionary lens to propose a more sophisticated analysis of why cancer becomes more common with age, and the role of tissue ecology. Rozhok, A., & DeGregori, J. (2019). A generalized theory of age-dependent...

Evolutionary Medicine and Chronic Kidney Disease

A new article by Robert Chevalier offers a broad-ranging view of how evolutionary medicine can help to understand the epidemic of chronic kidney disease. It is open access for a limited time. Chevalier, R. L. (2019). Evolution, kidney development, and chronic kidney...