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Harvard study finds cells recall their early development

When cells grow up, they remember their childhoods. A new study has found that adult cells keep a record of which genes were activated during their early development. Even more surprisingly, the memory is retrievable: Under certain lab conditions, cells can play the story of their development in reverse, switching on genes that were active… Read More »

Eating small amounts of red and processed meats may increase risk of early death

A new study out of Loma Linda University Health suggests that eating red and processed meats — even in small amounts — may increase the risk of death from all causes, especially cardiovascular disease. Saeed Mastour Alshahrani, lead author of the study and a doctoral student at Loma Linda University School of Public Health, said… Read More »

Maternal stress may lead to early childhood obesity, study reveals

The emotional stress and depression a mother goes during and after pregnancy may lead her baby to gain more weight compared to their peers and even cause childhood obesity, a recent study has revealed. The study, conducted by German and American medical experts from Germany’s Charité Medical School and published in the BMC Public Health… Read More »