What is Pyroluria and can it be cured?

Sometimes known as Malvaria, Pyroluria is a curious term that describes potentially harmful levels of something called kryptopyrroles in the body. While it’s not a recognised medical condition, several studies suggest that a high percentage of people with a history of mental illness test positive for Pyroluria. In a paper published in Nature, International Journal […]

Chocolate-lovers rejoice! Having zinc with your chocolate may help you live longer

When taken with a compound commonly found in chocolate, coffee, tea and wine, a new study has found that zinc works to protect the body against oxidative stress – a process thought to be involved in the ageing process and in promoting the kind of inflammation that can cause disease. Researchers from the University of […]