Nowadays, the encroachment of bean counters who pay us and patients who view us a mere technicians has many doctors feeling a sense of lost autonomy and increased “burn out”.
It is now clearer that extracellular vesicles (aka exosomes) they are the primary method of communication between stem cells the other cells of the body.
The reason that there is a link between telomeres and all diseases is both causative in the local organs and coincidental in your white blood cells.
My stem cell/telomere theory of aging and disease is a necessary and sufficient explanation for nearly every disease you can imagine
When I’m asked about experts’ opinions, I think of a Bob Dylan lyric: “Don’t follow leaders; watch the parkin’ meters.”