Colorectal Cancer :: Early colon cancer diagnosis with colonoscopies made possible by Medicare

Early colon cancer or colorectal cancer diagnosis was made possible by changes in Medicare reimbursement policy few years back. The study was published by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the December issue of Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study was funded by a Beeson Career Development Award to Gross, and by the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center at Yale.

Metabolic Syndrome :: Effect of plant extracts on metabolic syndrome

Rutgers University plant scientists are truly into something hot – They are working with a research laboratory named for the late Tabasco? Pepper Sauce heir, John S. McIlhenny, and built with a gift from the trust he established, the Coypu Foundation. The lab is part of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a campus of the Louisiana State University system. At this facility, researchers collaborating with Rutgers colleagues will investigate whether plant extracts can cut risk factors for heart disease, stroke, diabetes or other serious illnesses.