11
May
2019
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15:40
Europe/Amsterdam

NUS study finds anti-cancer properties in local plants

A team of researchers led by Assoc Prof Koh Hwee Ling from the Dept of Pharmacy at the NUS Faculty of Science, tested leaf extracts from seven plants commonly believed to be effective in treating or preventing seven types of cancer. The most promising results came from a plant called Leea indica, also known as Bandicoot Berry or Memali.