Chillies deliver spicy kick against lung cancer
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Chillies deliver spicy kick against lung cancer

Flávia Oliveira Geraldes
Flávia Oliveira Geraldes

Here’s some hot news about chilli peppers: scientists have found that the progression of lung cancer could be slowed down with the help of a compound that is found in the pungent pepper.

In 10 seconds? Capsaicin, a natural compound found in chilli peppers, is not only responsible for the spicy sensation on the palate but as researchers have found, it can suppress metastasis of lung cancer, raising hope for novel therapies.

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