silibinin

Milk thistle compound fights cancers

In the ongoing search for cancer-fighting medicines, plant flavonoids are being studied for both prevention and therapy of various types of cancer. One such naturally occurring flavonoid is silibinin, isolated from milk thistle, which studies show may help with bladder and prostate cancer. Silibinin appears to have a significant impact on bladder cancer cells, say [...]

Milk thistle compound fights cancers 2015-09-09T13:50:26+00:00

Milk thistle has anticancer benefits

Silibinin, found in milk thistle extract, is a naturally occurring flavonoid shown to have promising anticancer activity. At the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, researchers found that silibinin was beneficial for bladder cancer. Targeting a compound called survivin, which is deregulated in bladder cancer cases, this study treated human bladder cancer cells [...]

Milk thistle has anticancer benefits 2015-09-09T13:50:29+00:00

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