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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Mushroom Helpful in Prostate Cancer

Posted by Prahallad Panda on 6:31 AM Comments

Mushroom compound suppresses prostate tumors

A mushroom used in Asia for its medicinal benefits has been found to be 100 per cent effective in suppressing prostate tumour development in mice during early trials, new Queensland University of Technology (QUT) research shows.
The compound is polysaccharopeptide (PSP), found to act on prostate cancer stem cells and suppress tumour formation in mice.
The health benefits may not be available by simply eating those the researchers concluded. 


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