Type 1 diabetes can be predicted with epigenetic changes

Children who develop type 1 diabetes show epigenetic changes in the cells of their immune system already before the antibodies of the disease are detected in their blood. The findings of two new studies offer new opportunities ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why some people find it harder to be happy

The self-help industry is booming, fuelled by research on positive psychology—the scientific study of what makes people flourish. At the same time, the rates of anxiety, depression and self-harm continue to soar worldwide. ...

Medical research

Study unravels mysteries of the aging Down syndrome brain

In the first study of its kind, researchers from Sanford Burnham Prebys have uncovered molecular changes within the aging brains of individuals with Down syndrome that could help explain their cognitive challenges, including ...

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