Epigenetics

Epigenetics

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New animal studies have revealed significant differences in how male and female brains respond to stress on a molecular level.

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Protein May Play Important Role in Regulating Depressive Behaviors

A protein called SIRT1 may play an important role in regulating depression-like behaviors in a key “reward” region of the brain, according to a study published August 10 in the

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Immune-Regulating Gut Bacteria May Boost Immune System Against Stress

Exposing mice to bacteria that help regulate the immune system can help to prevent stress from causing harmful inflammation, and in some cases, illness, reports a scientific team in the May 31, 2016 issue of Proce

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