Disease Prevention

TNF-alpha Variants

Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is an inflammatory cytokine involved in our immune system.  In an acute inflammatory situation, TNF-alpha plays an essential role in protecting us.  The problems with TNF-alpha come when we have chronically elevated levels of this inflammatory cytokine.  This can lead to rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, or autoimmune Read more…

By genelife, ago
Disease Prevention

MTHFR and Vaccinations

I recently read, for the million-teenth time, that anyone with an MTHFR polymorphism should not be vaccinated.  The argument always seems to be that those with decreased MTHFR enzyme activity cannot detoxify or handle a vaccination. This seems to be accepted as fact by some, but I hadn’t really read Read more…

By genelife, ago
Detox

Detoxifying Phthalates:  Genes and Diet

There have been several recent studies about phthalates that have piqued my interest lately.  I decided that it was time to look into the science behind the stories and see if there really is anything to the scare-tactic type headlines about phthalates.  Below are my notes with links to studies. Read more…

By genelife, ago


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