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Epigenetics

Study Links Autism to Epigenetic Changes in Dads’ Sperm

“If epigenetic changes are being passed from fathers to their children, we should be able to detect them in sperm,” says coauthor Daniele Fallin. Dr. Fallin directs the Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...
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Epigenetic Research: Jet Fuel, Plastics Exposures Cause Disease in Later Generations; Reproductive Diseases, Obesity

The study, said Skinner, “provides additional support for the possibility that environmental toxicants can promote the epigenetic transgenerational inheritance of disease.” “Your great-grandmothers exposures during pregnancy may cause disease in you, while you...
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Epigenetic reprogramming: Research discovers how epigenetic information could be inherited

However, it is not yet clear what consequences, if any, epigenetic inheritance might have in humans. Further studies should give us a clearer understanding of the extent to which heritable traits can be derived from epigenetic inheritance, and not just from genes. That could have...
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WSU lab fights Agent Orange effects

  Guerrero-Bosagna said he hopes the team’s research will lead to medical developments that could protect future generations from the complications of exposure to the chemical. But for now, the researchers need to further their understanding of the mechanism of the...
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Agent Orange Dioxin Research: Exposure To Environmental Toxins Causes Next Three Generations To Be Affected

A Washington State University researcher has demonstrated that a variety of environmental toxins can have negative effects on the genes of not just an exposed organism but the next three generations of its offspring. The animal's DNA sequence remains unchanged, but the...
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Strange Realities Now Being Revealed: Is Radiation Actually Good For Some of Us?

The Basics of Epigenetics, Simplified for the Layman While we are getting better at seeing radiation’s effects on individual cells, it remains difficult to predict the effect of any particular dose on a population. The conventional wisdom regarding what happens to people at...
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