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Tomorrow's Cancer-Blasting Wonder Drug Could Come From a Tobacco Plant
Posted on 04/06/2014 4:48:21 AM PDT by navysealdad
Australian researchers published findings this week on a newly-discovered plant compound that destroys cancer cells, but leaves healthy cells unharmed. They found it in possibly the last place you'd look for a cancer cure: the family of plants that brings us cancer's number-one culprit, tobacco.
(Excerpt) Read more at gizmodo.com ...
TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Science
KEYWORDS: cancer; cancerdrugs; cancerresearch; tobacco
Too bad the cigarette companies didn’t use their research more appropriately, they could have discovered it. A much better use of the plant than smoking it.
posted on 04/06/2014 4:54:28 AM PDT
A homeopathic physician would not be surprised.
posted on 04/06/2014 4:55:31 AM PDT
posted on 04/06/2014 5:00:53 AM PDT
(The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
The natives of this continent had medicinal uses for tobacco for centuries.
posted on 04/06/2014 5:23:51 AM PDT
(REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
Apparently, this is why my grandmother smoked until she was 90 and then lived another 9 years after that. When she did quit, I asked her if she missed smoking and she said ‘Nope, not really’.
posted on 04/06/2014 5:24:13 AM PDT
(Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
To: Marcella; JRandomFreeper
posted on 04/06/2014 6:09:59 AM PDT
(Of Course I didn't read the article. After all, this is FreeRepublic..)
I am about to drive past Monroe, MI. I’ll wave to you as I drive by :-)
posted on 04/06/2014 6:12:17 AM PDT
If this turns out to effective, it will only take the FDA twenty years to approve it.
Australia should prepare for the medical tourist industry.
posted on 04/06/2014 7:54:09 AM PDT
( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
Yes, thanks for ping.
posted on 04/06/2014 9:18:41 AM PDT
(Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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