Dyspepsia & Pepper

Scott Simon talks with Italian physician Mauro Bartolotti of the University of Bologna about his letter in this week's New England Journal of Medicine on the use of capsaicin — or the active ingredient in red pepper — for the treatment of dyspepsia.



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