Darwinian Medicine--an Evolutionary Perspective on Health and Disease (Philosophy of Medicine)

Darwinian Medicine–an Evolutionary Perspective on Health and Disease (Philosophy of Medicine)

Evolutionary theory, which gave rise to a new discipline named Darwinian medicine, has had a major impact on modern medical research and practice. This paper focuses on phenomena such as evolved host defences, evolution of virulence, genetic conflicts with other organisms, adaptations to novel environments, and tradeoffs and constraints in biological systems. Charles Darwin enrolled […]

Time for a Reality Check: The Hospital-Based Laboratory's Perspective.

Time for a Reality Check: The Hospital-Based Laboratory’s Perspective.

To place a cloak of reality on business prognostications, the first questions to answer are (1) what is the real business in consideration, (2) what are the components or analogs to that business that may be affected differently by the predictions, (3) what are the key drivers that help direct change in that business, and […]