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  • Your childhood neighbourhood can influence how your genes work – new study

    Your childhood neighbourhood can influence how your genes work – new study0

    Numerous studies have shown that children who grow up in more deprived neighbourhoods tend to have worse physical health as adults compared to those raised in more affluent areas. This is the case even when researchers take into account family income and education, and whether or not parents have major illnesses. In order to address

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  • Study reveals 38 genes involved in hearing loss

    Study reveals 38 genes involved in hearing loss0

    Multiple new genes involved in hearing loss have been revealed in a large study by researchers from King’s College London, and colleagues. The new genes identified reveal the metabolic pathways and regulatory processes involved in hearing. The study, which has been published in the open-access journal PLOS Biology, helps to understand the underlying biology of deafness,

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