Genetic traits that influence longevity exist, and can certainly be passed from parents to children. But as a general phenotype, longevity is very complex. All the genes related to longevity will not necessarily pass to the children in a predictable way.
Maybe what we need to promote health and well being is making it a popular topic through hollywood and celebrities.
Data collected by the UK biobank genetics, enhances our understanding of genes and how they affect health.
Mental illness in 2018 is a huge issue affecting many people and unfortunately is still considered insignificant by many people. It isn't insignificant, that's for sure. But is it genetic?
A new study shows that different populations may have different gene variants, determining their telomere length. Something that is crucial to health and longevity.