Breastfeeding Awareness Week: Benefits about breastfeeding

The week of 1 to 7 August 2018, marks the national breastfeeding awareness week. A natural action that is most times frowned upon by society and new mothers. This week is about embracing the positives of breastfeeding regarding your health as a new mother as well as...

Evolutionary Genetics for Mental Disorders

A new article provides a comprehensive review of this important area where an evolutionary perspective offers great promise: Keller, M. C. (2018). Evolutionary Perspectives on Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Psychiatric Disorders. Annual Review of Clinical...

Nothing in cancer makes sense except…

A wonderful new article by Mel Graves is a must read now and will become a classic. Fortunately it is open access. Greaves, M. (2018). Nothing in cancer makes sense except…. BMC Biology, 16(1), 22. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12915-018-0493-8 The article begins:...

Does disrupting the skin microbiome cause cancer?

Skin cancer rates are high and going higher even though we are spending less time outside than our ancestors, and despite defenses shaped by selection including pigmentation, tanning and induction of DNA repairases. An open access article that just appeared in Science...