Capsaicin, Spicy Compound from Chilli Peppers, Could Help Reduce Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women. The most common reason for cancer-related deaths is that the cancer has already spread to distant sites. One of the main objectives of lung cancer treatment is to slow down its spread to other body parts. According to a new study, the compound responsible for heat of chilli peppers could help to slow down the spread of lung cancer. This gives you the reason to start liking the hotness of chillies. This new research has been presented at the American Society for Investigative Pathology annual meeting during 2019 Experimental Biology meeting. Jamie Friedman, a doctoral candidate who performed the research in the laboratory of Piyali Dasgupta, PhD, at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine said, "Lung cancer and other cancers commonly metastasize to secondary locations like the brain, liver or bone, making them difficult to treat." "Our study suggests that the natural compound capsaicin from chili