Study reveals how acetate, a byproduct of alcohol breakdown, travels to the brain's learning system and alters proteins that regulate DNA function.
According to researchers, tea consumption leads to epigenetic changes in women, involving genes associated with cancer and estrogen metabolism.
The alteration of the TTC9B and HP1BP3 genes, detected by a blood test during pregnancy, predicted the onset of postpartum depression with 85% accuracy in a small study.
Study exposes a new dynamic between the mammalian organism and the microbes that live inside their gut.
A new study reports increased risk of schizophrenia in mice whose mothers were deprived of DHA during pregnancy.
Using brain tissue samples, researchers have identified a new epigenetic clock for brain aging. The study reveals how the epigenetic clock could provide insight into accelerated brain aging and neurodegenerative disorders.
New research could help explain how some cases of ASD can result from environmental influences rather than genetic mutations.