Milk Thistle Shows Protective Effect Against Chemo-Induced Liver Inflammation

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Posted on 24th December 2009 by admin in Health Alerts

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One of the challenges of chemotherapy is the side effect of liver inflammation, which can necessitate a reduction in dose or even discontinuance of the drug. However, a new study described in an article published online on December 14, 2009 in the American Cancer Society journal Cancer reveals that the herb milk thistle, which contains the liver protective compound silibinin, reduces inflammation of the liver in children receiving treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Milk thistle is one of the ingredients in Living Fuel.

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