Chocolate may help a persistent cough

December 22, 2010 10:21:58 PM PST
Chocolate may hold the key to helping people who suffer from persistent cough.

Researchers in the UK have identified an ingredient in chocolate and cocoa that's shown to be effective in treating people with a cough that lasts more than two weeks.

The testing is in its final clinical trials and a drug could hit the market within two years.