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Introduction to Evolutionary Medicine:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/08/22/2016-evolutionary-medicine-course/

The Hygiene Hypothesis:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2015/10/01/the-microbiota-and-the-hygiene-hypothesis/

More – Amish Asthma https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/08/04/amish-asthma/

The Evolution of Aging and Menopause:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/08/24/aging-and-menopause/

Antibiotic Resistance:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/06/06/10-reasons-to-avoid-an-antibiotic-prescription/

Evolution on hospital rounds https://evolutionmedicine.com/2015/11/09/evolution-on-hospital-rounds/

A Comeback for Antibiotic Cycling – https://evmedreview.com/a-comeback-for-antibiotic-cycling/

Evolution of High Altitude Adaptation:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/09/02/high-altitude-evolution/

Mental Health and Manipulative Microbes (and Zombies):

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/09/08/microbes-mental-health-and-zombies/

More – https://evolutionmedicine.com/2013/11/01/depression/

Fever – What is Normal During Infection:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/09/16/fever-and-sepsis-host-defenses-and-new-normals/

The Paleo Diet Hypothesis (and the Aquatic Ape Hypothesis)

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/09/22/paleodiet-or-paleodelusion/

The Evolution of Sleep:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/10/13/the-evolution-of-sleep/

The Evolution of Cancer:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/11/03/evolution-of-cancer/

The Evolution of Virulence:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/11/11/the-evolution-of-virulence/

And – https://evolutionmedicine.com/2013/10/28/pathogens-parasites-and-longevity/

Developmental Origins of Disease:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/11/18/developmental-origins-of-disease-2/

Mini-topic The Smoke Detector Principle:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2017/02/25/disabling-the-smoke-detector-in-sepsis/

Sickness Behavior and Illness Anorexia:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2014/10/17/anorexia-of-illness/

More references https://evolutionmedicine.com/2018/01/07/anorexia-and-the-acute-phase-response/

Medication Taking as Adaptation:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2013/11/17/medication-taking-and-loss-of-appetite-as-sickness-behaviors/

And- https://evolutionmedicine.com/2015/10/27/self-medication-in-colobus-monkeys/

The Obesity Paradox:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2015/07/17/obesity-paradox-a-benefit-of-fat-in-sepsis/

More https://evolutionmedicine.com/2018/01/16/fat-fights-back/

Mini-topic The appendix, what is it good for?

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2014/07/21/is-the-appendix-a-vestigial-organ/

Genetic Reproductive Conflicts

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2012/10/26/genetic-conflict/

And – https://evolutionmedicine.com/2013/10/16/beckwith-wiedeman-syndrome/

And – https://evolutionmedicine.com/2013/10/02/birth-order-and-diabetes/

Mini-topic Evolutionary Implications of Microchimerism:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/10/18/microchimerism-and-maternal-health/

Clot-busting Bacteria:

https://evolutionmedicine.com/2016/05/16/why-do-bacteria-dissolve-clots/

Evolutionary Toxicology:

Allergy and Toxicology –  https://evolutionmedicine.com/2012/04/29/allergy-and-evolution-in-the-news/

All Stings Considered. Toxins defined – https://evolutionmedicine.com/2009/09/18/all-stings-considered-2/

 

 

 

 

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