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Latest Randolph M. Nesse 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.

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2010-01-26 09:11:03

What does evolution – a field that often deals with changes over many generations – have to do with preventing and treating disease in our lifetime?

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.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.