Supplements cause more liver damage, decade-long study finds

A new study examined 839 patients in the federally supported Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network who had liver damage between 2004 and 2013. Forty-five cases were caused by bodybuilding supplements, 85 by non-bodybuilding supplements and 709 by medications. The authors concluded that over time, the number of liver injuries from herbal and dietary supplements rose 20%. Via New York Daily News. Posted September 15, 2014.
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Alanna M. is a graduate of Pace University.


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