Chilies deliver spicy kick against cancer
Cancer Cancer therapy Capsaicin

Chilies deliver spicy kick against cancer

Flávia Oliveira Geraldes
Flávia Oliveira Geraldes

In 10 seconds? Capsaicin, a natural compound in chilies responsible for the spicy sensation is currently used medically as a topical pain reliever. Interestingly, researchers have found that it also possesses anti-cancer properties, raising hope for novel therapies.

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