Greater access to green space is associated with less depression, according to a new study of twins from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

Our brain’s response to the sight of food appears driven more by our blood sugar level at the moment than our upbringing or genetics, research from the University of Washington suggests. 

Identical twins share nearly all the same genetic makeup, so pose distinct value in terms of helping scientists understand health differences that may emerge over time due to influences of environment and habits.

A genetic study of adult twins and a community-based study of adolescents both report novel links between sleep duration and depression. The studies were published Feb.

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