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Large-scale study shows that memory, epigenetics of a heart attack are stored in person’s genes.

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of death worldwide and represent a substantial economic burden on public health care systems.  Now, a study from researchers at Uppsala University shows that … Continue Reading Large-scale study shows that memory, epigenetics of a heart attack are stored in person’s genes.

Researchers image the epigenetics of the human brain for the first time ever.

Epigenetic dysfunction is implicated in many neurological and psychiatric diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. Consequently, histone deacetylases (HDACs) are being aggressively pursued as therapeutic targets. However, a fundamental knowledge … Continue Reading Researchers image the epigenetics of the human brain for the first time ever.

Neuroimaging shows genetics and environment affect different regions of brain.

It is known that glucose is an essential fuel for brain energy metabolism as well as oxygen.  Functional activation of neurons is normally associated with increases in the local cerebral … Continue Reading Neuroimaging shows genetics and environment affect different regions of brain.

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