Beneficial Effect of Exercise on DNA Methylation
Aging, Environment, & DiseaseDNA Methylation and Hydroxymethylation

The Beneficial Effect of Exercise on DNA Methylation

As difficult as it may be to drag ourselves out of bed in the morning to go for a run or fit in a quick trip to the gym after work, regular exercise is essential for a healthy life. Research has shown that regular physical exercise reduces the risk of …

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Epigenetic inheritance exercise
Aging, Environment, & DiseaseImprinting and Inheritance

Offspring Reap the Benefits of Parent’s Exercise

The epigenetic landscapes are vulnerable to many environmental insults, including unhealthy diet, famine, psychological stress and disease. Mounting evidence is indicating physical exercise can reprogram the epigenome and the epigenetic reprogramming of transcription is crucial for health and performance adaptations. Interestingly, environmental epigenetic reprogramming does not appear to be limited …

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Aging, Environment, & DiseaseDNA Methylation and Hydroxymethylation

Epigenetics explain the benefits of exercise on health

A new research published in Epigenetics explains how exercise affects gene methylation. The environment (diet, pollution, lifestyle …) may influence gene methylation and affect the expression of genes. But what about epigenetics and exercise? Everyone should exercise regularly to stay healthy but until now it wasn’t clear how this could …

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