A new study reports Holocaust survivors who suffer from PTSD and their adult children age less successfully and display more unhealthy behaviors than those with no PTSD or who did not experience the horrors of the Holocaust.
A new study reports teenage binge drinking can result in lasting epigenetic changes that alter the expression of BDNF-AS, a protein vital for the formation of neural connection in the amygdala.
Epigenetic reprogramming in mouse embryos can lead to abnormal repetitive behaviors in adulthood, a new study reports.
Study reports the effects of prenatal famine can cause metabolic health problems in offspring up to six decades later.
A new study reports telomere length may be shortened in newborn babies whose mothers did not graduate high school.
A new insect study reveals a preference for ethanol persisted for five generations following paternal exposure. The findings shed light on the role paternal experience plays across generations in disease and risks for addiction in humans.
POMC, a gene which regulates the stress response system, and PER2, a gene associated with circadian regulation, are altered in women who drank moderate-to-high amounts of alcohol during pregnancy and their newborns.