Porphyrins & Porphyria Diagnosis

The porphyrias are caused by deficiencies of enzymes of the heme biosynthetic pathway. This pathway, like other chemical pathways in the body, is a sequence of steps leading to a final product, in this case heme. Heme is essential for life, and each enzyme is also essential, because it is responsible for one of the… Read More »

12 Foods Cancer Docs Try to Never Eat

Conditions Denise Mann, MSJan 10 Every day there’s a new warning about another food causing cancer—and often, that advice turns out to be bunk. We talked to oncologists to learn which foods may truly put us at risk. Processed meats Anton Chernov/Shutterstock At the top of the cancer-causing foods list is processed meats, which the… Read More »

Proven Benefits of CBD oil

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you must have heard of CBD oil. There’s been so much press about it with everybody talking about its health benefits and what it can do for your body. If you haven’t stumbled across any of these headlines, never mind, some of the claims may not even be… Read More »