Does tonsillectomy do more harm than good?

Does tonsillectomy do more harm than good?

A new study of over 1 million Danes reports increased risks of infection and allergy in a group of over 60,000 children who had tonsils or adenoids removed. Byars, S. G., Stearns, S. C., & Boomsma, J. J. (2018). Association of long-term risk of respiratory, allergic,...

Zoobiquity Colorado Oct 4-5

A very interesting conference Oct 4-5 for those interested in evolution, health and  disease in diverse species.  Full info here.  Zoobiquity Colorado: Connecting Human and Animal Health through Regenerative Medicine This conference aims to uncover the astonishing...

ISEMPH Meeting Program

The final program for the Aug 1-4  in Park City Utah is now available. And very exciting! Special CME course on Wilderness Medicine Aug 1.  Register now before fees go...

New definitive article on mismatch

Corbett, S., Courtiol, A., Lummaa, V., Moorad, J., & Stearns, S. (2018). The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection. Nature Reviews Genetics, 1. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41576-018-0012-3  (not open access but worth finding)...

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Global Health at Yale

The multidisciplinary academic program in Global Health at Yale seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year, with an option of renewal for the following academic year.  The Fellow will teach two undergraduate courses (one per semester) drawing on her...

Last day for ISEMPH Early Registration

April 30 is the last day for reduced fee early registration for the Aug 1-4 ISEMPH meeting in Park City, Utah.  Keynote Speakers Val Curtis, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, NYU School of Medicine Katie Hinde, Arizona State...

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