Special Discount for ISEMPH meeting registration by June 30

An 80 Euro discount on meeting registration fees is available to readers of the EvMedReview who register by June 30 and use the code "ISEMPHFRIENDS" at checkout. The 2017 IEMPH Meeting in Groningen, Netherlands, August 18-21 offers rare opportunity to hear great talks...

Evolution of the Human Immune Response

Living in an adaptive world: Genomic dissection of the genus Homo and its immune response A Review Article by Hélène Quach and Lluis Quintana-Murci in  The Journal of Experimental Medicine 214:877-894 (2017) Doi.org/10.1084/jem.20161942 (open access) Commentary by Jon...

Prebiotics cut down body fat in obese children

This post is the third of a recent trilogy on links between the microbiome and health. Researchers from the University of Calgary have carried out a trial on 7 to 12 year old children who were classified as overweight or obese for their age. Although the total number...