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Researchers have proposed that an "on and off" epigenetic switch could be a common mechanism behind the development of different types of cancer.
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A new study suggests that breasts typically age more quickly than the rest of the female body.
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Scientists have found a link between epigenetic changes (those molecular modifications that alter the behaviour of genes without changing the DNA sequence) and Parkinson`s disease.
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A new research suggests that changing your lifestyle could actually help your body`s metabolism, which could help fight against major diseases.
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Epigenetics is a system that turns our genes on and off.
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In a new study, researchers have uncovered fresh evidence of a genetic predisposition to eating disorders that is passed on from mothers to daughters.
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Environment can have a strong influence on genes in the womb and could account for differences in identical twins, according to a new study.
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Incorrect activation of genes in foetal development can lead to congenital heart disease into adulthood.