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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.
AI model predicts aging and disease risk using facial and retinal images

AI model predicts aging and disease risk using facial and retinal images

Hidden identity of blood cancer revealed

Hidden identity of blood cancer revealed

Scientists identify genetic and epigenetic culprits behind bilateral Wilms tumor

Scientists identify genetic and epigenetic culprits behind bilateral Wilms tumor

DNA methylation: A key player in gene expression variation and disease manifestation

DNA methylation: A key player in gene expression variation and disease manifestation

Obesity linked to prostate cancer risk: New study uncovers inherited dangers from fathers

Obesity linked to prostate cancer risk: New study uncovers inherited dangers from fathers

New study links DNA methylation in GLP1R gene to obesity without metabolic disorders

New study links DNA methylation in GLP1R gene to obesity without metabolic disorders

Research opens the door to a potential treatment strategy for certain advanced prostate cancers

Research opens the door to a potential treatment strategy for certain advanced prostate cancers

Alcohol consumption linked to accelerated biological aging

Alcohol consumption linked to accelerated biological aging

Cannabis use alters DNA methylation, with implications beyond smoking effects

Cannabis use alters DNA methylation, with implications beyond smoking effects

The association between neighborhood deprivation, DNA methylation, and gene expression in breast tissue for Black and White women with breast cancer

The association between neighborhood deprivation, DNA methylation, and gene expression in breast tissue for Black and White women with breast cancer

Study finds epigenetic signature for obesity susceptibility in human twins

Study finds epigenetic signature for obesity susceptibility in human twins

Study uncovers interplay of lifestyle choices and DNA methylation in gastric neoplasia risk

Study uncovers interplay of lifestyle choices and DNA methylation in gastric neoplasia risk

Collaborative team receives NCI grant to study how to improve immunotherapy for diffuse midline gliomas

Collaborative team receives NCI grant to study how to improve immunotherapy for diffuse midline gliomas

Kidney transplantation turns back the clock on renal aging

Kidney transplantation turns back the clock on renal aging

AI-based method shows promise for precision medicine

AI-based method shows promise for precision medicine

New AI model can identify neuroanatomical regions vulnerable to age-related changes

New AI model can identify neuroanatomical regions vulnerable to age-related changes

New blood test could detect ovarian cancer early, improve treatment

New blood test could detect ovarian cancer early, improve treatment

Does renting accelerate biological aging? New study sparks housing policy debate

Does renting accelerate biological aging? New study sparks housing policy debate

Coffee, fiber, and the Mediterranean diet are key players in fighting nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Coffee, fiber, and the Mediterranean diet are key players in fighting nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Can your baby's gut bacteria predict food allergies?

Can your baby's gut bacteria predict food allergies?