New Coffee Claims Health Benefits of Broccoli

Although they did not get all the facts right, in an article you can read here, the Baltimore Sun spoke about work conducted at in the early days of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center that has now led to a broccoli-enriched coffee. “Coffee and tea were not part of the equation in the early days of… Read more »

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Will Progeria respond to phytochemicals like sulforaphane?

We recently received a small grant from the Progeria Research Foundation to study Progeria (Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome), which is a devastating inherited disease.  The disease is genetic in that it is caused by a mutation(s) that was identified in the early 1990s by the [now] director of the NIH.  However, there is hope that certain… Read more »

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A Promising New Treatment for Autism Syndrome Disorder (ASD)

Autism is a life-long, complex neurodevelopmental disorder, characterized by difficulties in communication and social interaction and by stereotypic, repetitive behavior.
In a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical study, daily administration of sulforaphane to young male patients with moderate to severe autism (26 on sulforaphane, 14 on placebo) substantially (and reversibly) improved many aspects of behavior in the majority of those who received sulforaphane.

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Press Coverage on China Study

Our recent study has been mentioned in the press this week: In The Wall Street Journal‘s How Eating Broccoli Can Help Your Body Cope with Air Pollution, Te-Ping Chen explains: According to a study published this week by the journal Cancer Prevention Research, an experiment conducted in eastern China’s Jiangsu province found that feeding villagers beverages concocted from broccoli… Read more »

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