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  • Grow your own to save money 6 cold-weather plants that are perfect to plant this Fall

    09/30/2013 10:47:39 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 31 replies
    Clark Howard.com ^ | 9-17-13 | Crystal Collins
    ost people think that Springtime is the time to start growing that vegetable or herb garden. But there are many types of plants that should mainly be grown during the cooler months. Fall is a great time to try your hand at growing leafy greens, and that makes this a great way to save some money on produce. If you end up with a good harvest, you'll have a bountiful source of vegetables while other people are paying higher prices for greens at the grocery store. Here are 6 cooler weather plants you may want to try your hand at...
  • President Obama Tells Kids His Favorite Food is Broccoli(Obama Lies To Children)

    07/09/2013 5:04:37 PM PDT · by lbryce · 34 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | July 9, 2013 | Dylan Stableford
    President Barack Obama made an unscheduled visit on Tuesday to the second annual Kids' State Dinner, a healthy lunch children's event hosted by first lady Michelle Obama in the East Room of the White House. The president greeted the 54 kid guests and made a few brief remarks. "Food can be fun, it can be healthy," Obama said, according to a White House pool report. "You are setting up habits that are going to be great your entire life." As he left, Obama was asked what his favorite food is. His answer: "Broccoli." Related slideshow: Barack Obama not eating broccoli...
  • FYI: Broccoli Eliminates H. Pylori, Protects Against Ulcers, Stomach Cancer

    12/20/2012 7:02:26 PM PST · by imardmd1 · 35 replies
    The World's Healthiest Foods ^ | undated | not named
    Broccoli and broccoli sprouts contain a chemical called sulforaphane that kills helicobacter pylori, the bacteria responsible for peptic ulcers and most gastric cancers, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In the U.S., approximately 50% of people over age 50 test positive for H. pylori, which does not always cause ulcers, but is now known to dramatically increase an individual's risk for often fatal stomach cancers, and to be a causative factor in a wide range of other stomach disorders including gastritis, esophagitis, and acid indigestion. In the lab, scientists at Johns Hopkins found that sulforaphane...
  • Broccoli Tyranny lives!

    06/28/2012 2:43:13 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 7 replies
    washington post ^ | 6-27-12 | Greg Sargent
    Barry Friedman, a New York University law professor who wrote a brief supporting Obamacare, argued that by affirming the ability to regulate with taxing power, the decision created a precedent for future regulation along these lines. “They can’t make you eat broccoli, but they can tax you for not eating it,” Friedman joked, by way of summarizing the meaning of the decision. This is, of course, a reference to what Jonathan Bernstein has called the Broccoli Tyranny argument. If Friedman is right, then the upshot is: Broccoli Tyranny lives. Friedman pointed to this segment of the decision:
  • Boost Broccoli's Cancer-Fighting Power With Spices, Like Mustard, Horseradish or Wasabi

    09/17/2011 6:51:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Thursday, September 15th 2011, 2:35 PM
    Broccoli is good for you but there's a trick to make it work even harder. Adding mustard, horseradish or wasabi to your broccoli has been found to significantly boost its cancer-fighting ability in a new study published this week. The secret sidekick is an enzyme called myrosinase which is necessary to form sulforaphane, the vegetable's cancer-preventive component. When a food item containing the enzyme was eaten with broccoli, scientists at the University of Ilinois found that the combination revved up the production of sulforaphane in both foods. The study was published online in the British Journal of Nutrition Tuesday. To...
  • More evidence that spicing up broccoli boosts its cancer-fighting power

    09/13/2011 6:29:01 AM PDT · by decimon · 25 replies
    URBANA – Teaming fresh broccoli with a spicy food that contains the enzyme myrosinase significantly enhances each food's individual cancer-fighting power and ensures that absorption takes place in the upper part of the digestive system where you'll get the maximum health benefit, suggests a new University of Illinois study. "To get this effect, spice up your broccoli with broccoli sprouts, mustard, horseradish, or wasabi. The spicier, the better; that means it's being effective," said Elizabeth Jeffery, a U of I professor of nutrition. In the study, when fresh broccoli sprouts were eaten with broccoli powder, the scientists were able to...
  • Can Congress Make You Buy Broccoli? (So much for the 1970s mantra of "My body, my choice.")

    12/31/2010 10:28:05 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 12/31/2010 | Theodore Darlymple
    Is it constitutional for Congress make you buy broccoli for your own good, ask three professors of health law at Boston University in the New England Journal of Medicine for December 22nd. The ringing answer that they give to this question is “We don’t know.” They have decided to sit on the fence until others, in the shape of the Supreme Court, decide for them. The Affordable Care Act enjoins millions of citizens to buy private health insurance. The authors say that it is difficult to decide whether refusal to buy such coverage counts as an activity that bears on...
  • Michelle Obama Hates Beets, But George H.W. Bush Banned Broccoli

    08/14/2010 4:21:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies · 2+ views
    Losa Angeles Times ^ | Steve Padilla
    It may not be as dramatic or spark the (surprising) interest the Broccoli Incident did during the first Bush administration, but the Obama White House does offer this bit of vegetable news: Michelle Obama hates beets. This tidbit comes from an interview for the September issue of Ladies’ Home Journal, in which Obama discusses the first family’s eating habits and says: “Neither the president nor I have the beet gene.” This brings to mind President George H.W. Bush, who in 1990 demonstrated his assertiveness to the American public by declaring during a news conference: I do not like broccoli. I...
  • I Wish I'd Eaten Broccoli During My Playing Days, Says John Hartson

    07/24/2010 8:50:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Record ^ | Jul 24 2010 | Lachlan Mackinnon
    FORMER Celtic star John Hartson wishes he had munched his greens instead of steak and chips during his playing days. The striker, who fought cancer, used to be teased about his weight by opposing fans and yesterday admitted his diet could have been better. The dad-of-four told how during his Arsenal days in the 90s manager Arsene Wenger ordered his players to eat healthy food like broccoli. Studies have suggested the chemical sulforaphane, found in broccoli, can ward off cancer and lessen the effects of tumours. Hartson, 35, said: "Arsene Wenger concentrated a lot on diet and fitness, whereas at...
  • How Broccoli Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk

    07/24/2010 8:11:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies · 1+ views
    A new study has shed light on the interaction between broccoli consumption and reduced prostate cancer risk. Researchers have found that sulforaphane, a chemical found in broccoli, interacts with cells lacking a gene called PTEN to reduce the chances of prostate cancer developing. Richard Mithen, from the Institute of Food Research, an institute of BBSRC, worked with a team of researchers on Norwich Research Park, UK, to carry out a series of experiments in human prostate tissue and mouse models of prostate cancer to investigate the interactions between expression of the PTEN gene and the anti-cancer activity of sulforaphane. "PTEN...
  • Broccoli component limits breast cancer stem cells, U-M study finds

    05/03/2010 10:57:45 AM PDT · by decimon · 18 replies · 332+ views
    A compound derived from broccoli could help prevent or treat breast cancer by targeting cancer stem cells -- the small number of cells that fuel a tumor’s growth -- according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The study tested sulforaphane, a component of broccoli and broccoli sprouts, in both mice and cell cultures. Researchers found sulforaphane targeted and killed the cancer stem cells and prevented new tumors from growing. “Sulforaphane has been studied previously for its effects on cancer, but this study shows that its benefit is in inhibiting the breast cancer...
  • Eating broccoli 'protects the lining of arteries'

    09/05/2009 1:01:17 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 26 replies · 1,488+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | September 4, 2009 | Kate Devlin
    Scientists have discovered that a component of the superfood can protect arteries from “furring” which can block blood flow and lead to angina, heart attack and stroke. Arteries don’t clog at the same rate and researchers know that a protein is inactive in parts which are more vulnerable to disease. New tests suggest that a chemical found in vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower can boost a natural defence mechanism to protect against the damage. Tests in mice have shown that the chemical, known as Sulforaphane, found naturally in the vegetables can stimulate the protein to offer this protective...
  • Broccoli: The Fountain of Youth

    08/25/2009 9:17:30 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 61 replies · 2,005+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 8/25/090 | Jett Stone
    "I'm president of the United States, and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli!" proclaimed George H.W. Bush in a 1990 news conference. America's 41st president disdained broccoli so much that he banned the vegetable from the White House menu. Now 84, Bush may live to regret his broccoli bullying: New scientific evidence suggests that a chemical in broccoli may rejuvenate the immune system enough to ward off common diseases of aging. At the University of California- Los Angeles, Andre Nel and colleagues recently discovered that sulforaphane, a phytonutrient in broccoli, activates antioxidant pathways at the cellular level. Injected...
  • Determination

    08/09/2009 11:09:18 AM PDT · by pickrell · 2 replies · 330+ views
    09 August 2009 | Ron Pickrell
    I had to preserve the image below, since it says so much. I've struggled against the weather, here in Columbus, Ohio, trying to get some of the normally well-performing vegetables to grow, given the greatly reduced sunlight levels and temperatures here, this year. Pampered the little plants with Miracle Grow fertilizer, watered them religiously (or at least agnostically), hired their own personal masseuses, and generally played the part of the expectant father ready to pass out cigars- "Look, everyone..., it's a squash!" Yet, as if to make a point- around the side of the house, near the garage side door,...
  • T.G.I. Friday's says snake likely planted in meal

    05/08/2009 3:20:15 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 6 replies · 688+ views
    philly/news ^ | May. 8, 2009
    CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - T.G.I. Friday's said a severed snake head found in a dish of broccoli at one of its upstate New York restaurants was likely planted in the meal. Diner Jack Pendleton said he found the snake head the size of his thumb mixed in with his vegetables at T.G.I. Friday's in Clifton Park on Sunday. The Ballston Lake man said he thought at first it was a mushroom.
  • Study: Baby Broccoli May Prevent Stomach Cancer

    04/06/2009 5:39:37 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 23 replies · 794+ views
    All Headline News ^ | April 6, 2009 | David Goodhue
    Miami, FL (AHN) - Eating baby broccoli, or broccoli sprouts, may prevent stomach ulcers and even stomach cancer, according to a new study. The study's researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, said that broccoli sprouts suppress Helicobacter pylori infections, which are one of the most common bacterial infections worldwide and are a common cause of stomach cancer, according to an American Association for Cancer Research press release. Stomach cancer is the second most common and the second deadliest cancer in the world, according to the AACR. "Broccoli has recently entered the public awareness as a preventive dietary agent. This...
  • Cooking Broccoli Destroys 90+ Percent of Anti-Cancer Compound Sulforaphane

    03/21/2009 1:45:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies · 1,714+ views
    Natural News ^ | Friday, March 20, 2009 | David Gutierrez
    Levels of the beneficial, cancer-fighting compound sulforaphane in broccoli are reduced by 90 percent when the vegetable is cooked, according to a study conducted by researchers from TNO Quality of Life in the Netherlands, and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. "Consumption of raw broccoli resulted in faster absorption, higher bioavailability, and higher peak plasma amounts of sulforaphane, compared to cooked broccoli," the researchers wrote. Eight male participants were fed 200 grams of crushed raw or crushed cooked broccoli as part of a warm meal; researchers then measured the men's blood and urine levels of sulforaphane. Based...
  • Broccoli May Fight Lung Cancer In Smokers

    11/19/2008 9:26:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies · 533+ views
    WHIO ^ | Wednesday, November 19, 2008
    How Vegetables Cooked Makes DifferenceBroccoli appears to lower the risk of lung cancer in smokers and ex-smokers, according to a new study. Li Tang of the roswell Park Cancer Institute said that cruciferous vegetables don't eliminate the threat of cancer, but they help. "Broccoli is not a therapeutic drug, but for smokers who believe they cannot quit nor do anything about their risk, this is something positive," Tang said. "People who quit smoking will definitely benefit more from intake of cruciferous vegetables." Other common cruciferous vegetables include kale, collard greens, cabbage, brussels sprouts, cauliflower and bok choi. A team studied...
  • Broccoli Could Benefit COPD Patients

    09/28/2008 2:31:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies · 585+ views
    eFluxMedia ^ | September 13th 2008 | Anna Boyd
    Besides lowering the risk of cancer and coronary heart disease due to high levels of vitamin C and beta carotene which are important antioxidants, broccoli also appears to benefit people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is often caused by smoking and is the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States, affecting more than 16 million people. The disease is characterized by emphysema and chronic bronchitis, which obstructs air flow to the lungs. There is no cure for this deadly disease and the current drugs do not slow its progression. How exactly broccoli helps in COPD? Well,...
  • To make a baby you need to eat 18 broccolis

    09/24/2008 10:48:34 AM PDT · by HaplessToad · 14 replies · 687+ views
    The Times ^ | September 23, 2008
    That's one six-year-old's take on the facts of life. ... Frederica, 6: They come from Mummy's tummy. They start like an egg. I'm not sure how the egg gets there to begin with. I think it comes from food. You eat lots of food, very healthy food, and that makes the egg. But you do have to eat very healthy food, even like 18 broccolis a week...
  • Broccoli 'may help protect lungs'

    09/12/2008 10:56:13 PM PDT · by Schnucki · 8 replies · 252+ views
    BBC News ^ | September 13, 2008
    A substance found in broccoli may limit the damage which leads to serious lung disease, research suggests. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is often caused by smoking and kills about 30,000 UK residents a year. US scientists found that sulforapane increases the activity of the NRF2 gene in human lung cells which protects cells from damage caused by toxins. The same broccoli compound was recently found to be protective against damage to blood vessels caused by diabetes. Brassica vegetables such as broccoli have also been linked to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes. Cell pollutants In the latest...
  • Broccoli could reverse the heart damaging effects of diabetes

    08/07/2008 1:53:09 AM PDT · by neverdem · 21 replies · 415+ views
    physorg.com ^ | Aug 6, 2008 | NA
    Professor Paul Thornalley and his team from the University of Warwick have found a broccoli compound called Sulforaphane. This compound can encourage the body to produce more enzymes to protect the vessels, as well as reduce high levels of molecules which cause significant cell damage. Past studies have shown that a diet rich in vegetables – particularly brassica vegetables such as broccoli – is linked to decreased risk of heart disease and stroke. People with diabetes have a particularly high risk of heart disease and stroke and other health impairments, such as kidney disease, are linked to damaged blood vessels....
  • Broccoli may undo diabetes damage

    08/05/2008 10:46:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 49 replies · 509+ views
    BBC ^ | Tuesday, 5 August 2008
    Eating broccoli could reverse the damage caused by diabetes to heart blood vessels, research suggests.A University of Warwick team believe the key is a compound found in the vegetable, called sulforaphane. It encourages production of enzymes which protect the blood vessels, and a reduction in high levels of molecules which cause significant cell damage. Brassica vegetables such as broccoli have previously been linked to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes. People with diabetes are up to five times more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes; both are linked to damaged blood vessels. The...
  • Study shows how broccoli fights cancer

    07/01/2008 10:11:08 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 27 replies · 147+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7-1-2008 | Michael Kahn
    LONDON (Reuters) - Just a few more portions of broccoli each week may protect men from prostate cancer, British researchers reported on Wednesday. ADVERTISEMENT The researchers believe a chemical in the food sparks hundreds of genetic changes, activating some genes that fight cancer and switching off others that fuel tumors, said Richard Mithen, a biologist at Britain's Institute of Food Research.
  • Broccoli May Help Boost Aging Immune System

    03/10/2008 11:03:55 AM PDT · by blam · 43 replies · 844+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 3-10-2008 | University of California - Los Angeles.
    Broccoli May Help Boost Aging Immune SystemBroccoli. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of California - Los Angeles)ScienceDaily (Mar. 10, 2008) — Eat your broccoli! That's the advice from UCLA researchers who have found that a chemical in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may hold a key to restoring the body's immunity, which declines as we age. Published in the online edition of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the study findings show that sulforaphane, a chemical in broccoli, switches on a set of antioxidant genes and enzymes in specific immune cells, which then combat the injurious effects of molecules...
  • Extract Of Broccoli Sprouts May Protect Against Bladder Cancer

    02/29/2008 1:56:00 PM PST · by blam · 12 replies · 164+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 2-29-2008 | American Association for Cancer Research
    Extract Of Broccoli Sprouts May Protect Against Bladder Cancer ScienceDaily (Feb. 29, 2008) — A concentrated extract of freeze dried broccoli sprouts cut development of bladder tumors in an animal model by more than half, according to a report in the March 1 issue of Cancer Research. This finding reinforces human epidemiologic studies that have suggested that eating cruciferous vegetables like broccoli is associated with reduced risk for bladder cancer, according to the study's senior investigator, Yuesheng Zhang, MD, PhD, professor of oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. "Although this is an animal study, it provides potent evidence that eating...
  • How Broccoli Can Reduce Risk Of A Heart Attack

    01/21/2008 6:57:56 PM PST · by blam · 29 replies · 177+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-22-2008 | Nic Fleming
    How broccoli can reduce risk of a heart attack By Nic Fleming, Medical Correspondent Last Updated: 1:42am GMT 22/01/2008 Eating steamed broccoli reduces the risk of a heart attack by boosting the body's ability to fight off cell damage, researchers have found. Previous studies have found people who eat broccoli, especially if raw or lightly cooked, are at lower risk of heart disease and some cancers. Now scientists have found a clear link between high levels of certain substances found in the vegetable and reduced damage caused by hearts being deprived of oxygen. Normal biological processes associated with eating and...
  • Broccoli Juice 'Better Than Sunscreens'

    10/23/2007 12:46:49 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies · 139+ views
    Broccoli juice 'better than sunscreens' Last Updated: 2:41am BST 23/10/2007 Broccoli juice is better than conventional sunscreens when it comes to protecting against the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays, research has shown. Tests on six volunteers exposed to pulses of UV radiation showed the extract reduced sunburn symptoms by up to 78 per cent. Conventional sunscreens used in the same experiments were essentially ineffective. The ointment was made from extracts of three-day-old broccoli sprouts rich in protective compounds called sulphoraphanes. Unlike a normal sunscreen, it does not absorb UV light to prevent it entering the skin. Instead, it works inside the...
  • Broccoli and Other Vegetables Linked with Decreased Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

    08/04/2007 8:52:53 PM PDT · by Coleus · 5 replies · 260+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 07.25.07
    Eating more cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower is associated with a reduced risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Several studies have demonstrated an association between eating vegetables and a reduced risk of prostate cancer, but study results have not been consistent and many have not investigated the association among patients with aggressive prostate cancer. Victoria Kirsh, Ph.D., of Cancer Care Ontario in Toronto and colleagues evaluated the possible association in 1,338 prostate cancer patients diagnosed in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial. Each of the men completed a 137-item food-frequency questionnaire. They found that eating fruits and...
  • Tomato-Broccoli Combo May Protect Against Prostate Cancer

    01/17/2007 9:57:11 PM PST · by STARWISE · 41 replies · 831+ views
    HealthDayNews ^ | 1-16-07
    Broccoli and tomato -- two vegetables known to help fight cancer -- are more effective against prostate cancer if they're eaten together as part of a daily diet than if they're eaten alone, a new study with rats suggests.University of Illinois researchers fed a diet containing 10 percent broccoli powder and 10 percent tomato powder to a group of rats that had been implanted with prostate cancer cells. Other groups of rats received either tomato powder or broccoli powder alone; a supplemental dose of lycopene (the red pigment in tomatoes believed to be an anti-cancer agent); or finasteride, a drug...
  • Vegetable Compounds Combat Cancer (ginger effective against ovarian cancer)

    04/07/2006 3:31:48 AM PDT · by S0122017 · 7 replies · 619+ views
    scientificamerican ^ | April 05, 2006 | David Biello
    Vegetable Compounds Combat Cancer In the ongoing war on cancer, researchers have enlisted a new series of soldiers: roots and vegetables. New findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research show that a grocery list of vegetables including ginger, hot peppers and cauliflower show promise as cancer-combating agents. Pharmacologist Shivendra Singh of the University of Pittsburgh and his colleagues showed that a chemical released when cruciferous vegetables--such as cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage--are chewed helps control human prostate tumors grafted into mice. Phenethyl-isothiocyanate, or PEITC, prompted the prostate cancer cells to kill themselves in a process called apoptosis. By the...
  • Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower: The Vegetables That May Prevent Cancer

    02/08/2006 3:16:55 PM PST · by blam · 120 replies · 1,927+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 2-8-2006 | Ian Sample
    Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower: the vegetables that may prevent cancer · Foods contain chemicals that help repair DNA· Study backs link between diet and disease Ian Sample, science correspondent Wednesday February 8, 2006 The Guardian (UK) Natural chemicals found in soya beans and vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower boost the body's ability to repair damaged DNA and may prevent cells turning cancerous, scientists said yesterday. Studies have suggested that eating vegetables appears to provide some protection against certain cancers, but until now the reason why has been a mystery. Researchers at Georgetown University in Washington DC believe the answer...
  • You May Not Like It, But Broccoli Can Beat Cancer

    12/06/2005 5:40:06 PM PST · by blam · 63 replies · 1,314+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12-7-2005 | Roger Highfield
    You may not like it, but broccoli can beat cancer By Roger Highfield, Science Editor (Filed: 07/12/2005) A variety of "super broccoli" has been grown that may boost protection against cancer, scientists said yesterday. The variety has higher levels of sulphoraphane and will help the half of the population which lacks a gene that allows the body to retain the protective plant chemical, they said. Prof Richard Mithen, of the Institute of Food Research in Norwich and the lead scientist on the project, said yesterday: "Eating a few portions of broccoli each week may help to reduce the risk of...
  • Broccoli Packs Powerful Punch To Bladder Cancer Cells

    07/31/2005 11:41:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies · 323+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 2005-07-29
    COLUMBUS , Ohio – Researchers have isolated compounds from the vegetable broccoli that they believe may help prevent or slow the progress of bladder cancer. The current work builds on a major study conducted six years ago by Harvard and Ohio State universities that found that men who ate two or more half-cup servings of broccoli per week had a 44 percent lower incidence of bladder cancer compared to men who ate less than one serving each week. “We're starting to look at which compounds in broccoli could inhibit or decrease the growth of cancerous cells,” said Steven Schwartz, a...
  • UIC Researchers Show How Cancer-preventing Foods Work

    07/26/2005 4:25:33 PM PDT · by Coleus · 3 replies · 313+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 07.13.05
    UIC Researchers Show How Cancer-preventing Foods Work Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are unraveling the biochemical mechanism by which functional foods combat cancer."Compounds like sulforaphane in broccoli and resveratrol in wine have been shown to prevent cancer," said Andrew Mesecar, associate professor of pharmaceutical biotechnology in the UIC College of Pharmacy. "They do that by signaling our bodies to ramp up the production of proteins capable of preventing damage to our DNA."We now have a good idea how that signal works."The findings are published in this week's Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of...