10. Cell–Cell Communication as the Basis for Practicing Clinical Medicine

  1. John S. Torday and
  2. Virender K. Rehan

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118130452.ch10

Evolutionary Biology, Cell-Cell Communication, and Complex Disease

Evolutionary Biology, Cell-Cell Communication, and Complex Disease

How to Cite

Torday, J. S. and Rehan, V. K. (2012) Cell–Cell Communication as the Basis for Practicing Clinical Medicine, in Evolutionary Biology, Cell-Cell Communication, and Complex Disease, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118130452.ch10

Author Information

  1. Harbor–UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California[BOND]Los Angeles, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470647202

Online ISBN: 9781118130452

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Keywords:

  • cell–cell communication, and clinical medicine;
  • canalization, decanalization, and holistic approach;
  • canalization, and Trojan Horse effect

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cell–Cell Communication Maintenance and Breakdown Represent Health and Disease, Respectively

  • Cell–Cell Communications as a Framework for Human Evolution

  • Canalization, Decanalization, and the Holistic Approach to the Practice of Medicine

  • Exploiting Lung Evolution to Prevent and Treat Chronic Lung Disease

  • Lung Evolution Explains the Magic of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

  • The Paradox of Infecting the Lung in Order to Treat Lung Disease Caused by Infection

  • Exploiting Lung Evolution to Prevent and Treat Smoking-Related Lung Damage

  • The Trojan Horse Effect of Canalization

  • Impetus for Evolutionary Science as an Integral Part of the Clinical Curriculum

  • Application of Evolutionary Science to Bioethics

  • Evolutionary Science, a Biologic Periodic Table, and a Unified Theory of Biology

  • Summary