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Turmeric can help treat Oral Cancer!

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Turmeric, the familiar yellow spice common in Indian cooking, may also help treat oral cancers caused by a virus, says a study co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher.

One of the herb’s key active ingredients – an antioxidant called curcumin – appears to have a quelling effect on the activity of human papillomavirus (HPV), the study pointed out. “Turmeric has established antiviral and anti-cancer prop ..

Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/turmeric-can-help-treat-oral-cancers/articleshow/47042907.cms

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About Raman Ramamurthy

I am a Management consultant, an avid reader, play Lawn tennis in my leisure time and love Music. Presently, I am settled in India along with my wife and my son.

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