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Turmeric ‘can kill cancer cells’

by catherinea | October 28, 2009

A chemical found in the curry spice turmeric can kill oesophageal cancer cells, according to new research.

Scientists at University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland found that curcumin, a compound found in turmeric, began killing oesophageal cancer cells within 24 hours of being applied under laboratory conditions.

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