New Study Shows That A Cough Medicine Ingredient Could Effectively Treat Prostate Cancer, MedInsight Research Institute Study

ScienceDaily (Dec. 19, 2008) — A study published December 18 in the December issue of the European medical journal Anticancer Research demonstrates that an ingredient used in a common cough suppressant may be useful in treating advanced prostate cancer. Researchers found that noscapine, which has been used in cough medication for nearly 50 years, reduced tumor growth in mice by 60% and limited the spread of tumors by 65% without causing harmful side effects.

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