By Randy Fabi WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumers would no longer have to wonder whether their local grocery stores are selling recalled meat products under regulations being developed by the Agriculture Department, a senior USDA official said on Wednesday. Acting Undersecretary Merle Pierson…
A compound in liquorice root may help to stop people with a herpes virus from developing cancer, research suggests.
A team at New York University found the compound – glycyrrhizic acid – could stop the virus triggering a form of cancer called Kaposi sarcoma.
The disease causes tumours to develop in tissues below the surface of the skin and is often found in people with a depressed immune system.
The research is published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.