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Chicken soup’s not just for the soul: Gran’s broth can fight malaria

A new study of soup broths from recipes passed down across generations yields surprisingly hearty results

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Some soups may be good for more than just the soul.

A new study suggests that certain homemade broths – made from chicken, beef or even just vegetables – might have properties that can help fight malaria.

Researcher Jake Baum of Imperial College London asked children from diverse cultural backgrounds at state-funded Eden Primary School to bring in homemade clear soup broth from recipes that had been passed down across generations to treat fever...

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