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Bitter Melon Extract May Slow, Stop Breast Cancer

Posted 23 Feb 2010 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Feb. 23 – A popular nutritional supplement – extract of bitter melon – may help protect women from breast cancer, researchers say. Bitter melon is a common vegetable in India, China and South America, and its extract is used in folk remedies for diabetes because of its blood-sugar lowering capabilities, according to the researchers. "When we used the extract from that melon, we saw ...

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