Genetics and Epigenetics

Alcohol use affects levels of cholesterol regulator through epigenetics - Medical Xpress

Epigenetics - Wed, 2017-09-20 07:53

Medical Xpress

Alcohol use affects levels of cholesterol regulator through epigenetics
Medical Xpress
In an analysis of the epigenomes of people and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the National Institutes of Health report that drinking alcohol ...

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Epigenetic Research for Space Exploration - WhatIsEpigenetics.com

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-09-19 07:49

Epigenetic Research for Space Exploration
WhatIsEpigenetics.com
Epigenetics looks at how internal and external environmental factors affect DNA in a way that changes gene behavior, but does not alter the underlying genetic code. Stimuli such as diet, exercise, and stress can chemically modify DNA or adjust the way ...

Can you control your family's genetic destiny? | News OK - NewsOK.com

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-09-19 04:06

NewsOK.com

Can you control your family's genetic destiny? | News OK
NewsOK.com
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Courtney Griffin studies the emerging field of epigenetics. She edits DNA of laboratory mice so that she can ...

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Inhibitor of epigenetic regulator KDM4 brings new hope for breast ... - Drug Target Review

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-09-19 03:48

Drug Target Review

Inhibitor of epigenetic regulator KDM4 brings new hope for breast ...
Drug Target Review
Scientists have shown that inhibiting the epigenetic regulator KDM4 might offer a potential novel treatment option for breast cancer patients.

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BioNews - Environmental chemicals affect sperm epigenetics - BioNews

Epigenetics - Mon, 2017-09-18 08:04

MinnPost

BioNews - Environmental chemicals affect sperm epigenetics
BioNews
A type of chemical found in various personal beauty products and plastics may affect sperm and lower reproductive success, according to a new study.
Beyond DNA: Research has Minnesotans looking at how behavior ...MinnPost

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Beyond DNA: Research has Minnesotans looking at how behavior ... - MinnPost

Epigenetics - Mon, 2017-09-18 07:31

MinnPost

Beyond DNA: Research has Minnesotans looking at how behavior ...
MinnPost
Here's a new measure of how long you might live: A Minneapolis-based insurance company is looking at saliva, but not for the usual DNA evidence.
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Epizyme Striding Into Epigenetic Breakthroughs - Seeking Alpha

Epigenetics - Fri, 2017-09-15 08:17

Seeking Alpha

Epizyme Striding Into Epigenetic Breakthroughs
Seeking Alpha
Epizyme is in phase 2 development of tazemetostat, an EZH2 inhibitor, for treatment of multiple types of hematological cancers and solid tumors. The company is developing pinometostat, a DOT1L inhibitor, for treatment of MLL-r acute leukemia.

Epigenetic 'fingerprint' identifies diabetes risk - Medical Xpress

Epigenetics - Thu, 2017-09-14 07:07

Medical Xpress

Epigenetic 'fingerprint' identifies diabetes risk
Medical Xpress
Scientists at Deakin University have discovered that specific epigenetic markers can distinguish women with gestational diabetes who develop type 2 diabetes from women with gestational diabetes who do not develop type 2 diabetes after pregnancy.

Editorial Article: Epigenetic Biomarkers in Gynecological Cancers Explored - SelectScience

Epigenetics - Wed, 2017-09-13 17:02

SelectScience

Editorial Article: Epigenetic Biomarkers in Gynecological Cancers Explored
SelectScience
In this SelectScience® interview, Dr. Lewis Francis, a senior lecturer at the Swansea University Medical School, describes his research into the epigenetic changes associated with gynecological cancers and the importance of reproducible methods in his ...

4SC's Epigenetics Drug Proves Effective in Phase I for Lethal Cancer - Labiotech.eu (blog)

Epigenetics - Wed, 2017-09-13 06:19

Labiotech.eu (blog)

4SC's Epigenetics Drug Proves Effective in Phase I for Lethal Cancer
Labiotech.eu (blog)
4SC's partner Yakult Honsha has presented positive results at ESMO 2017 for the epigenetics drug resminostat in a Phase I trial run in Japan.

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Study suggests father's environmental exposure affects sperm epigenetics - Medical Xpress

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-09-12 17:55

Medical Xpress

Study suggests father's environmental exposure affects sperm epigenetics
Medical Xpress
Early results from a larger, ongoing study led by environmental health scientist Richard Pilsner at the University of Massachusetts Amherst suggest that phthalate levels in expectant fathers have an effect on couples' reproductive success via ...

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Vitamin D Adjusts Epigenetic Marks That Could Hinder A Baby's Health - WhatIsEpigenetics.com

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-09-12 08:31

Vitamin D Adjusts Epigenetic Marks That Could Hinder A Baby's Health
WhatIsEpigenetics.com
A group of scientists from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom recently conducted a study to investigate whether short-term exposure to vitamin D made any change to the epigenetic signature of placental villi, which are small, finger ...

Marijuana and epigenetics: Are we moving too quickly with legalization? - Genetic Literacy Project

Epigenetics - Tue, 2017-09-12 06:08

Genetic Literacy Project

Marijuana and epigenetics: Are we moving too quickly with legalization?
Genetic Literacy Project
The study of epigenetic changes may be one of the best ways to elucidate the long-term effects of marijuana use. Epigenetics refers to the part of the genome that modifies cell function by silencing or activating specific genes. Where genetics is the ...

Epigenetics Market: Global Industry Share, Segments & Key Drivers, 2024 - Medgadget (blog)

Epigenetics - Mon, 2017-09-11 23:29

Medgadget (blog)

Epigenetics Market: Global Industry Share, Segments & Key Drivers, 2024
Medgadget (blog)
Epigenetics is a stream of genetics that covers the investigation of the physiological and cellular trait alterations caused by any ecological or external aspects, which shuffle the genes off & on and impact the way cells read the genes converse to ...

Cigarette smoke may 'prime lung cells' to develop cancer - Medical News Today

Epigenetics - Mon, 2017-09-11 10:23

Medical News Today

Cigarette smoke may 'prime lung cells' to develop cancer
Medical News Today
Using cell-based models of cigarette smoke exposure, researchers show how smoking alters gene expression over time to prime lung cells to develop cancer.

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Agreement Combines Technologies in Epigenetics Research - Labmate Online

Epigenetics - Sun, 2017-09-10 03:10

Labmate Online

Agreement Combines Technologies in Epigenetics Research
Labmate Online
The agreement will enable CEGX to focus on its epigenetic biomarker discovery programmes, both in-house and in partnership with leading biopharma companies and will further strengthen NuGEN's epigenetics portfolio of whole genome Methyl-seq, ...

Can we inherit fear? Welcome to the mind-bending science of epigenetics - The Sudbury Star

Epigenetics - Sun, 2017-09-10 00:53

The Sudbury Star

Can we inherit fear? Welcome to the mind-bending science of epigenetics
The Sudbury Star
It's known as epigenetics — literally "beyond genetics" — and it's raising such mind-bending questions as: Can we inherit fear? Can drug addiction pass down genetic effects to an addict's children? Can extreme stress or trauma, on the scale of war or ...

Epigenetics: A New Way to Create Life Insurance? - Nasdaq.com - Nasdaq

Epigenetics - Sat, 2017-09-09 06:49

Epigenetics: A New Way to Create Life Insurance? - Nasdaq.com
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By Brian Chen via Iris.xyz Most people have heard of genetics. It has received a lot of attention, especially since the race to sequence the.

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'They have a memory of famine': Some of the interesting things epigenetic experiments have shown - Ottawa Citizen

Epigenetics - Fri, 2017-09-08 05:13

Ottawa Citizen

'They have a memory of famine': Some of the interesting things epigenetic experiments have shown
Ottawa Citizen
Here's the epigenetic part: Once it warms up, it keeps glowing brightly after it is moved back to cool conditions. As well, its offspring will glow brightly at cool temperatures for the next seven generations, even if they themselves have never been ...

Can we inherit fear? Welcome to the mind-bending science of epigenetics - Ottawa Citizen

Epigenetics - Fri, 2017-09-08 05:00

Ottawa Citizen

Can we inherit fear? Welcome to the mind-bending science of epigenetics
Ottawa Citizen
It's known as epigenetics — literally “beyond genetics” — and it's raising such mind-bending questions as: Can we inherit fear? Can drug addiction pass down genetic effects to an addict's children? Can extreme stress or trauma, on the scale of war or ...

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