A number of chronic health concerns seen in children are linked to toxicity and resultant oxidative stress, enzyme dysfunction and inflammation. Some examples of these conditions include allergies and chemical sensitivities, immune dysfunction, neurological and behavioural conditions, and cardio-metabolic diseases.

Jul 27, 18
The role of genes in anxiety

Anxiety disorders appear to be caused by an interaction of biopsychosocial factors, including genetic vulnerability, which interact with situations, stress or trauma to produce clinically significant syndromes. Symptoms vary depending on the specific anxiety disorder.

Jul 23, 18
Genetic variations in vitamin C transport and effects on disease states

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is an essential nutrient, considered to be the most important water-soluble antioxidant due to its crucial role in many metabolic functions.

Jul 20, 18
The LHCGR gene its and association with PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a prevalent disorder, affecting 15-20% of reproductive-aged women.[1,2] Its clinical presentation is a heterogeneous mix of physical, hormonal, metabolic and psychological signs and symptoms that can vary significantly both between, and within, individuals over a lifetime.

Jul 18, 18
Can probiotics modulate autoimmune processes

It is understood that the microbiome differs from person to person, even varying in the same individual at different stages of life, thus influencing which genes are active at any given time. How is this influencing autoimmunity?

Jul 13, 18
Exploring the genetics of oestrogen-related conditions

Numerous genes are involved in the production, function and metabolism of oestrogen within the body. Understanding the influence of these genes is useful in the exploration of oestrogen-related conditions.

Jul 09, 18
A Functional Approach to Children and Mood

While often very adaptable, children are just as vulnerable to mood imbalances as adults. Children may have thoughts and feelings that are dificult to articulate, so it is helpful to look for signs of mood issues.

Jul 02, 18

Magnesium is a critical biological element for human health; it is the second most abundant electrolyte within the cells after potassium and the fourth most common mineral in the human body after calcium, potassium and sodium.

Jun 25, 18