Emergence of Evolutionary Medicine: Publication Trends from 1991- 2010 was just published in the Journal of Evolutionary Medicine.
This article explores the domain of evolutionary medicine, conceptualized by the area of overlap shown in the following diagram:
Publication in the area of Evolutionary Medicine is experiencing exponential growth. These are the number of annual publications with keywords “Evolutionary Medicine” between 1991 and 2011 in Google scholar:
A search in PubMed using the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Medicine and Biological Evolution reveals a similar pattern:
The term “Darwinian medicine” is becoming less popular than “evolutionary medicine”
Read a Slide Presentation on Evolutionary Medicine Topics Here:
Joe Alcock MD
Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine