Kuala Lumpur: Scientists in Malaysia have claimed to have isolated a natural compound from a local plant which could prevent and treat the dreaded cervical cancer in women.
A team of researchers from Universiti Putra Malaysia has discovered a natural compound, isolated from a local herbal plant named "lempoyang" which it claims can prevent and treat cervical cancer.
Lempoyang is a flowering plant from the ginger family which is commonly found in Peninsular Malaysia. The compound is the first reported and documented
finding that substantiated the ability of a natural compound of local plant origin to eliminate cancer cells of the cervix....more
07:12 PM, Jan 19, 2011