Feel Good or Do Good? | GenomeWeb

Feel Good or Do Good?

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and elsewhere turned to the human genome to search for the molecular mechanisms that link psychological well-being to its attendant health advantages. As they describe in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, they examined the leukocyte basal gene expression profiles of 80 healthy people whose hedonic and eudaimonic well-being were also assessed.

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