Herbals, Dietary Supplements Linked To Liver Injury

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 00:20 in Health & Medicine

Supplements are more likely than medications to lead to death or liver transplantation, according to a new paper in Hepatology.The new research shows that liver injury caused by herbals and dietary supplements increased from 7% to 20% in the study group over a ten-year period. Liver injury caused by non-bodybuilding supplements is most severe, occurring more often in middle-aged women and more frequently resulting in death or the need for transplantation than liver injury from bodybuilding supplements or conventional medications. read more

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