KYOTO -- Researchers at Kyoto University have discovered an organic compound in a common herb that can help prevent or arrest a host of health conditions including cancer, it has been announced.A team under associate professor Toshiaki Kume of the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Kyoto University found the organic compound DDC in aojiso, a leafy herb used as seasoning or a garnish in Japanese cuisine.
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