Aging, Environment, & DiseaseDNA Methylation and Hydroxymethylation

A Breath of Fresh Air in the Study of Epigenetics and Asthma

According to a study conducted by the CDC in 2009, 1 in 12 Americans has asthma. This marks a 1% increase in affected population since 2001. Asthma is a complex disease involving multiple pathways, causing symptoms such as wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing. In different patients these …