Latest News

DNA modifications measured in blood signal related changes in the brain

Researchers say they have confirmed suspicions that DNA modifications found in the blood of mice exposed to high levels of stress hormone ? and showing signs of anxiety ? are directly related to changes found in their brain tissues. Scientists say this research offers the first evidence that epigenetic changes that alter the way genes function without changing their underlying DNA sequence -- and are detectable in blood -- mirror alterations in brain tissue linked to underlying psychiatric diseases.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • The dark side of the 'love hormone:' Similarities with the effects of alcohol

  • Cognitive process speed in teen years affects depression risk in adulthood

  • Stress levels linked to risk of liver disease death, study shows

  • Lower depression, better mental health during the Great Recession, national study finds

  • No link found between PTSD and cancer risk

  • Stress relief techniques help cancer patients overcome fear of treatment

  • Pets on Prozac: Drug treatment can help anxious dogs

  • Depression intensifies anger in veterans with PTSD

  • It doesn't take a brain injury to have headache, dizziness and cognitive impairment

  • How managers and colleagues can help staff who witness workplace aggression

  •