Tag Archives: epigenetics

Infertility: The worst is yet to come

Mobile phones cause it, as do bike saddles, saunas and especially alcohol - they all reduce sperm quality and thus fertility. Numerous studies show that male sperm also "knows" if their owner is packing a few pounds too many. more...

COPD: Lucky Strike Thanks Marlboro-Gene

The fact that smoking causes COPD is nothing new. However, not all smokers develop the disease - a new British study has now identified genetic differences that influence smoking behaviour and predisposition to lung disease. more...

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