Monthly Archives: June 2018

New study indicates ability of oral sulforaphane to boost antioxidant response in the human brain

Our Center participated in a study with results ​just​ published ​i​n Molecular Neuropsychiatry.  This small pilot study was led by colleagues in ​The Schizophrenia Center​, along with the Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  Nine healthy volunteers ingested sulforaphane from broccoli​, daily for seven days.  There were increases ​in​ glutathione​ (the body’s most abundant antioxidant)​ in the blood, and in the… Read more »

Donate Your Hair for Cancer Patients

Many people have heard about Locks of Love, the nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to children who have long-term medical hair loss.  There is also a program that provides free real hair wigs to women who experience hair loss during their fight with cancer.  Since the inception of this program (“Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths”) in July… Read more »