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2013-12-31 23:24:37

Milk thistle extract has been used since ancient times for liver health and is currently used by many individuals with chronic hepatitis C infections, with only a limited understanding of its

2012-07-18 01:23:27

Use of the botanical product silymarin, an extract of milk thistle that is commonly used by some patients with chronic liver disease, did not provide greater benefit than placebo for patients with treatment-resistant chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

2012-05-21 12:34:51

On September 12, 2011, a Springfield, Virginia man arrived at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) in the early stages of liver failure.

2010-12-27 00:00:37

A new breakthrough formula called Advanced Liver Supportâ„¢ from Health Resourcesâ„¢helps boost the health of the liver and flush out years of sludge from the environment, foods and drugs.

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2009-12-14 14:00:18

A new study shows a medicinal herb, milk thistle, appears to reduce liver damage resulting from chemotherapy.

2007-04-28 06:00:10

By Pradhan, S C; Girish, C Silymarin, a flavonolignan from 'milk thistle' (Silybum marianum) plant is used almost exclusively for hepatoprotection and amounts to 180 million US dollars business in Germany alone. In this review we discuss about its safety, efficacy and future uses in liver diseases.

2006-06-27 16:25:00

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Silibinin, a drug derived from milk thistle, destroys lung cancer in mice, investigators at the University of Colorado, Denver report in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Lead investigator Dr. Rana P.

2005-12-26 08:27:34

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Milk thistle, an herbal remedy used worldwide for liver disease, does not appear to be effective, and there is not enough evidence to conclude that it is safe, an international team of researchers has concluded.


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