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Epigenetics of exercise: Our muscles appear to have ‘molecular memory’

What is Epigenetics? | 
Our muscles may actually possess a molecular memory in the form of epigenetic marks on our DNA. According to a ...
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Cutting calories likely lengthens lifespans—but why?

What is Epigenetics? | 
Nearly a century ago, researchers discovered that cutting calorie intake was actually able to extend lifespan in various animal species ...
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Women may be buffered from traumatic stress by high estrogen levels

What is Epigenetics? | 
Whether a woman’s estrogen level is high or low could determine if she may be susceptible to developing post-traumatic stress ...
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