DNA-damaged sperm passes cancerous genes to kids; yoga helps: AIIMS research

A research conducted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has revealed that oxidative stress (OS) or oxidative DNA damage (ODD) in sperm may lead to childhood cancer.

The researchers had taken a sample size of 131 fathers and children with Rb (cancer gene) against 50 healthy pairs. These sets were examined and then re-examined with yoga and meditation compliance at every follow-up. The yoga sets, who quit smoking as well, showed reduced DNA damage over a period of six months.

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By: DNA India - Thursday, 9 August

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