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How To Be Happier: 7 Science-Based Ways To Fix Your Perspective And Challenge Yourself

Lecia Bushak, May 6, 2016
Scientists now know that your genes may play a role in determining your happiness; some people are naturally predisposed to mental health problems like depression and anxiety, while others appear to be more protected. But genes only make up around 50 percent of what defines happiness.

One night of sleep loss can alter clock genes in your tissues

Uppsala University, 21-Jul-2015
Swedish researchers at Uppsala University and the Karolinska Institute have found that genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout the body are altered after losing a single night of sleep, in a study that is to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Gene thought to suppress cancer may actually promote spread of colorectal cancer

University of Missouri-Columbia, 4-Jan-2016
A gene that is known to suppress the growth and spread of many types of cancer has the opposite effect in some forms of colorectal cancer, University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have found.

Why your genes don't have the final word on your health

By Henry: (NaturalNews) We have learned a lot over the years when it comes to genetics and how they affect our health. The previous dogma that still holds strong is that we have but little opportunity to express our genes in a different way, so we are bound to our history and will suffer the consequences if we are genetically inferior.

However, recent research is showing that genetics play a much smaller factor in our health than previously believed and are simply a predisposition to particular illnesses, not our fate.

The study of epigenetics

Biotech company wants to control genes and cancer testing

Myriad Genetics is a biotech company with a case in the courts that has caught the attention of the entire pharmaceutical industry. This is a major decision – the Supreme Court of the United States must grapple with the question of whether human genes can be patented. The answer to this question is certain to reshape medical and biotech industries.