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Latest Evolutionary medicine Stories

2012-02-15 23:05:00

As the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is revised for the first time since 1994, controversy about psychiatric diagnosis is reaching a fever pitch.

2010-01-11 13:12:07

Scientists call for integrating evolutionary perspectives into medical curricula.

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2009-10-20 05:50:00

Scientists at the first-ever World Health Summit in Berlin focused around the topic of Darwinian medicine.

2008-07-18 06:00:22

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8cb5a3/evolution_in_healt) has announced the addition of the "Evolution in Health and Disease" report to their offering. A fully revised edition of a volume written by the worlds leading authorities on this subject.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.