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Without a doubt, obesity is a global problem that leads to several other major health conditions. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, nearly 69% of adults are obese. However, fat accumulation is crucial for the survival of hibernating mammals in winter. Hibernation is a unique quirk of …

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As per a recent study by Dr. Kaitlin Wade from the University of Bristol. It has been discovered that a particular type of bacteria in the gut microbiome can increase the risk of bowel cancer by 2% to 15%. This bacteria is known as Bacteroidales in medical terms. And is …

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People with Alzheimer’s gene start to show signs from the age of 40 and by the time they hit 60, their thinking ability and memory completely deteriorates. However, recently a woman with an active Alzheimer’s gene did not show any sign of the disease till her 70s. Her …

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Not many people are blessed with a long and healthy life. In fact, in some countries, the average age has come down to 65 years. Only some have the privilege to live as long as 100 years, as they carry the longevity gene, also called the centenarian gene. Studies show …

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Genetic variation that is present in the serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) has recently been studied in the light of treatment options for nervous disorders concerning mental health such as anxiety and depression. Genetic variation of the SLC6A4 is reported to be affecting the anxiety and depression disorders and such that …

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