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Compounds In Garlic Fight Malaria And Cancer

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November 22, 2001
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American Society For Microbiology
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A group of compounds commonly found in garlic may not only an effective treatment for malaria, the mechanism by which they inhibit the infection appears to be similar to the mechanism they use to fight cancer cells. Researchers from the University of Toronto report these findings today at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in Atlanta.

ATLANTA (November 13, 2001) -- A group of compounds commonly found in garlic may not only an effective treatment for malaria, the mechanism by which they inhibit the infection appears to be similar to the mechanism they use to fight cancer cells. Researchers from the University of Toronto report these findings today at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in Atlanta.


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