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Genome-Wide Changes May Result From Excessive Stress

Over the past decade, studies have shown that chronic stress can induce genome-wide epigenetic changes and affect the distribution of molecules in the brain. What’s more, maternal genetic changes that result from high cortisol exposure may even be passed down to future generations.

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Beyond Infection: Risk Factors for IBS

What are the key genetic factors that predispose someone to develop irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Genetic analyses may also help to target nutrition interventions, for instance for patients with impaired enzyme activity for sucrase-isomaltase.

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