Sunday, March 9, 2008

Airborne is no "miracle cold buster," but this powder may be

Amid the news of a $23-million court settlement by the makers of Airborne — a supplement that's earned hundreds of millions of dollars in sales with the claim that it boosts the immune system — biomedical engineers are publishing research on a powder that could turn out to be the real thing. As this ScienCentral News video explains, the new powder could first be used to help fight cancer.

Interviewee: Tarek Fahmy, Yale University
Length: 1 min 32 sec
Produced by Brad Kloza
Edited by Brad Kloza/Chris Bergendorff

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