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Focus On Epigenetics

We inherit our genes and there is not much we can do to change our genotype or our genetic constitution. But the ever-expanding field of epigenetics suggests there may be something we can do to alter the expression of those genes and therefore our phenotype or how our bodies express our genotype. Epigenetics studies the […]

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Artistic rendering of the brain with the central nervous system outlined in blue.

Focus on GABA

GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) is an important neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. It is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter and has been implicated in a multitude of health challenges including anxiety disorders, insomnia, depression, psychiatric disorders, epilepsy, and movement disorders. The receptors for GABA are distributed diffusely throughout different regions of the brain such as the […]

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