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Podcast transcript: Mediterranean diet

Researchers in diet and health explore what about the Mediterranean diet confers its health benefits and how to reap its advantages, following a BMC Medicine Forum article

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A Mediterranean diet – the key to healthy living?

Researchers in diet and health explore what about the Mediterranean diet confers its health benefits and how to reap its advantages, following a BMC Medicine Forum article

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Michael Owen on psychiatric genomics: from research insights to diagnosis

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Marlene Belfort on mobile DNA from prokaryotes to eukaryotes

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George Chrousos on stress: responses, consequences and coping

Leading endocrinologist George Chrousos discusses the widespread effects and long-term consequences of stress on the body

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Jef Boeke on the lure of retrotransposons and the search for functions

Jef Boeke on mobile genetic elements; current open questions, future directions, and his interest in retrotransposons

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A panel of leading researchers share their thoughts on the most exciting advances in mobile DNA research and the future of the field

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Steven Rozen on pinning down mutagenic signatures genome-wide

Steven Rosen discusses the latest advances and challenges in the genome-wide detection of mutagenic signatures resulting from carcinogen exposure

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