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Pubmed Data : Pak J Biol Sci. 2010 May 15 ;13(10):463-79. PMID: 21848071
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : World J Gastroenterol. 2009 Apr 28 ;15(16):1943-50. PMID: 19399925
Study Type : Transgenic Animal Study
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Substances : Milk Thistle, Silibinin
Diseases : Liver Cancer
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Pubmed Data : Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2003 Sep;12(9):933-9. PMID: 14504208
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : Mol Carcinog. 2006 Jun;45(6):436-42. PMID: 16637061
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Milk Thistle
Diseases : Prostate Cancer

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Hepatitis C862
Prostate: PSA Doubling220
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Milk Thistle-Related Blogs

Research on herbal remedies for increasing breast milk production have found that several natural compounds have the ability to safely stimulate an increase in breast milk production and thereby increase infant weight and growth.
Written by Capt. Randall
Ever since humans discovered fire, our activities have been releasing a "dog's breakfast" of unnatural chemistry. The list has grown to well over 75,000 free elements, compounds and pharmaceuticals. Many of these are acidic, electron-hungry oxidants and free radical generators.
Milk thistle has been successfully used to treat liver inflammation for centuries. Over recent years, doctors have been applying it to hepatitis conditions with varying success. Now recent research is confirming that Milk thistle's primary constituent complex, Silymarin, may indeed be helpful for liver inflammation, but its ability to treat viral hepatitis is being questioned.

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