Tag: Gastrointestinal

Licorice extract blocks colorectal cancer in mice

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Karen Honey press_releases@the-jci.org 215-573-1850 Journal of Clinical Investigation Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin and ibuprofen, and drugs that selectively target a protein known as COX-2 prevent the development of intestinal polyps, the precursors of colorectal cancer. However, these drugs have […]