Sunday, August 06, 2017

Herbal medicine shows potential to treat cancer

Herbal remedy plants native to Saudi Arabia are shown to have potential as treatments for cancer.

​Researchers from KAUST have been searching locally for plants that have potential for use to combat cancer. They have identified that three plants used for traditional medicine in Saudi Arabia are worthy of further investigation for anticancer properties.

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Image: PhD student Dina Hajjar has been examining anticancer properties of plants used in traditional medicine in Saudi Arabia.
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