Day: June 13, 2017

Preference to Certain Diets Changes DNA

Summary: Shifts in diets 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that coded for a preference for dietary trends of that time, suggests a new study published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. The findings might help researchers to build custom-made diets based on a person’s genome to boost health, and protect from disease,

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Tobacco Smoking Causes DNA Damage

Summary: The DNA damage done by tobacco smoking has been shown at high resolution throughout the genome in a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Cigarette smoking is extremely harmful down to the DNA—a fact that scientists have known for years now. However, for the first time, a

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Insomnia Genes Discovered! It Is Not Just A Psychological Condition!

Summary: Insomnia genes have been found for the first time, proving that the condition is not entirely a psychological one, thus bringing hope to people suffering from it. The new findings are published in the journal Nature Genetics. 7 Insomnia Genes Discovered Insomnia is not just a psychological condition—it also has a biological mechanism working behind,

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