Latest Genetics of Skin Articles

How Do Genes and Environment Affect Acne Diff...

Is acne genetic? The latest acne research explores whether acne is genetic or environmental.

Hannah YanJuly 4th 2018
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Genetics vs Environment in Eczema

Learn about the genetic and environmental causes for eczema. How to pets, diet, and what you eat during pregnancy affect the risk of developing eczema?

Alexandra Vaughn, MDJanuary 26th 2018
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Can Food Change Your Skin's Genetics?

Can food change your genes and your skin health? Nutrition from foods we eat can negatively or positively affect our overall health. Learn how diet changes DNA

Elizabeth Usedom, MDOctober 10th 2017
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The Epigenetics of Acne: Environment vs Genet...

​The genetics of acne can be changed by environmental influences. Learn environment vs genetics for acne. Click to learn acne genetics.

Elizabeth Usedom, MDSeptember 18th 2017
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How Does the Microbiome Control Our Skin's Ge...

The microbiome and epigenetics may be related to benefit your health. The skin's genes are sensitive to good and bad bacteria. Click to learn more

Elizabeth Usedom, MDSeptember 18th 2017
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Genes that Control Hair Growth: How Can They ...

Your genetics can affect your hair growth. Learn how your hair growth can change with modified genetics.

Elizabeth Usedom, MDSeptember 18th 2017
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Epigenetics: Nurturing Our Skin DNA for Beaut...

Genetics is crucial to understanding skin diseases. Learn how your genetics can be related to the development of skin disorders.

Elizabeth Usedom, MDSeptember 5th 2017
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Epigenetics in Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

Causes and triggers of eczema. Is eczema a genetic skin condition? Learn whether eczema is genetically inherited or caused by environmental factors.

Elizabeth Usedom, MDAugust 28th 2017
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