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Liver injury from herbal supplements rises, US study finds

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 08 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5508
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Liver injury caused by herbal and dietary supplements has increased in the past decade among patients referred to specialist clinics in the United States, a study has found.

The study, reported in the journal Hepatology, found that liver injury caused by non-bodybuilding supplements more often resulted in death, or the …

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