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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.