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DNA methylation is a type of chemical modification of DNA that can be inherited and subsequently removed without changing the original DNA sequence. As such, it is part of the epigenetic code and is also the most well characterized epigenetic mechanism.
Accelerated cellular aging in depressed individuals associated with increased mortality risk

Accelerated cellular aging in depressed individuals associated with increased mortality risk

Racial diversity and poverty may influence heart-failure morbidity and mortality

Racial diversity and poverty may influence heart-failure morbidity and mortality

Individuals with Major Depressive Disorder have accelerated cellular aging

Individuals with Major Depressive Disorder have accelerated cellular aging

Discovering DNA methylation from bacteria and microbiome using nanopore technology

Discovering DNA methylation from bacteria and microbiome using nanopore technology

Study reveals how exercise during pregnancy confers metabolic health benefits in offspring

Study reveals how exercise during pregnancy confers metabolic health benefits in offspring

Rest during holidays has a restorative effect on DNA changes in shift workers with sleep disorder

Rest during holidays has a restorative effect on DNA changes in shift workers with sleep disorder

Study highlights the epigenetics of life at high altitudes

Study highlights the epigenetics of life at high altitudes

Novel finding could lead to better treatments for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Novel finding could lead to better treatments for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Lifestyle changes in pregnant women linked to epigenetic alterations in babies

Lifestyle changes in pregnant women linked to epigenetic alterations in babies

New results challenge the current understanding of medulloblastoma

New results challenge the current understanding of medulloblastoma

Novel method for identifying biomarkers may aid in early cancer diagnosis

Novel method for identifying biomarkers may aid in early cancer diagnosis

Reduced expression of TBX15 in tumor tissue represents a prognostic biomarker for HCC patients

Reduced expression of TBX15 in tumor tissue represents a prognostic biomarker for HCC patients

New method could provide additional insight into brain tumors

New method could provide additional insight into brain tumors

Researchers identify biomarkers in sperm for paternal offspring autism susceptibility

Researchers identify biomarkers in sperm for paternal offspring autism susceptibility

Epigenetic modulators have a rapid antidepressant-like effect, study shows

Epigenetic modulators have a rapid antidepressant-like effect, study shows

Study clarifies the effect of aging on hematopoietic stem cells

Study clarifies the effect of aging on hematopoietic stem cells

Deep Longevity releases first AI-powered psychological aging clocks

Deep Longevity releases first AI-powered psychological aging clocks

Texas Biomed to investigate the effects of cannabinoids on HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder

Texas Biomed to investigate the effects of cannabinoids on HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder

Study describes novel aging clock trained to predict human age

Study describes novel aging clock trained to predict human age

Study elucidates the link between oxytocin gene methylation and parental empathy

Study elucidates the link between oxytocin gene methylation and parental empathy