Traumatic childhood events leave an epigenetic trail in the DNA. Primarily, the methylation of the KITLG gene is relevant for stress response programming in the brain. That is written by researchers of Utrecht University and the Max Planck Institute in Nature Communications. Continue reading
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Also this week MedZine brings you the latest medical news on various medical specialisms. In this editorial two striking studies are highlighted. The first describes how bacteria can be used to stop malaria. The second study sheds light on how modifications in key epigenetic markers influence human embryonic development. Continue reading