Here’s a selection of informative articles that cover topics related to Darwinian medicine:
Newspaper & magazine articles on evolutionary health and medicine
- Caveman Syndrome: Today’s Killer Diseases Stem From Evolutionary Mismatch
- From Diabetes to Athlete’s Foot, Our Bodies Are Maladapted for Modern Life
- The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race
- Does Medicine Actually Make People Live Longer?
- Are Hunter-Gatherers The Happiest Humans To Inhabit Earth?
- How evolutionary principles could help save our world
Overarching papers on Darwinian/evolutionary medicine
- Medicine in the 21st century: towards a Darwinian medical epistemology
- Homo sapiens as physician and patient: a View from Darwinian Medicine
- A new science of health: salutology and the evolutionary perspective
- The genome, microbiome and evolutionary medicine
- Evolutionary science as a method to facilitate higher level thinking and reasoning in medical training
- How is Darwinian medicine useful?
- Evolutionary medicine: its scope, interest and potential
- Does Medicine without Evolution Make Sense?
- Evolution, health and disease–Darwinian approaches to medicine.
- A Clinical Perspective in Evolutionary Medicine: What We Wish We Had Learned in Medical School
- Evolutionary Medicine: A Powerful Tool for Improving Human Health
Evolutionary health and nutrition
- The western diet and lifestyle and diseases of civilization
- Lifestyle and nutritional imbalances associated with Western diseases: causes and consequences of chronic systemic low-grade inflammation in an evolutionary context
- Origins and evolution of the Western diet: health implications for the 21st century
- Stone agers in the fast lane: chronic degenerative diseases in evolutionary perspective
- A multidisciplinary reconstruction of Palaeolithic nutrition that holds promise for the prevention and treatment of diseases of civilisation
- Chronic inflammatory diseases are stimulated by current lifestyle: how diet, stress levels and medication prevent our body from recovering
- Cardiovascular disease resulting from a diet and lifestyle at odds with our Paleolithic genome: how to become a 21st-century hunter-gatherer.
- Paleolithic nutrition. A consideration of its nature and current implications
- Comparison with ancestral diets suggests dense acellular carbohydrates promote an inflammatory microbiota, and may be the primary dietary cause of leptin resistance and obesity
- Paleolithic nutrition: twenty-five years later
- Evolutionary Health Promotion
- An Evolutionary Foundation for Health Promotion
- Natural environments, ancestral diets, and microbial ecology: is there a modern “paleo-deficit disorder”? Part I
- Low-grade chronic inflammation perpetuated by modern diet as a promoter of obesity and osteoporosis
- Evolutionary Perspective in Rickets and Vitamin D
The human microbiome
- Friends with social benefits: host-microbe interactions as a driver of brain evolution and development?
- A Darwinian View of the Hygiene or “Old Friends” Hypothesis
- 99th Dahlem Conference on Infection, Inflammation and Chronic Inflammatory Disorders: Darwinian medicine and the ‘hygiene’ or ‘old friends’ hypothesis
- How holobionts get sick—toward a unifying scheme of disease
- Is eating behavior manipulated by the gastrointestinal microbiota? Evolutionary pressures and potential mechanisms
- Starving our Microbial Self: The Deleterious Consequences of a Diet Deficient in Microbiota-Accessible Carbohydrates
- Hygiene hypothesis and autoimmune diseases
- Natural Selection, The Microbiome, and Public Health
- Organic fitness: physical activity consistent with our hunter-gatherer heritage.
- Exercise and gene expression: physiological regulation of the human genome through physical activity
- Exercise like a hunter-gatherer: a prescription for organic physical fitness.
- An evolutionary perspective on human physical activity: implications for health
- Cytokines sing the blues: inflammation and the pathogenesis of depression
- Obesity: evolution of a symptom of affluence.
- Evolution of Inflammatory Diseases
- Timescales of human adaptation: the role of epigenetic processes.
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