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Plant extract fights brain tumor

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Silibinin Milk Thistle
Treatment with silibinin, a constituent of milk thistle seeds, alleviated symptoms of Cushing Disease in cell cultures, animal models and human tumor tissue. In future, patients might not have to undergo brain surgery anymore.
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Riebold M, Kozany C, , Sattler M, Buchfelder M, Hausch F, Stalla GK and Paez-Pereda M. A C-terminal HSP90 inhibitor restores glucocorticoid sensitivity and relieves a mouse allograft model of Cushing disease. Nature Medicine, 9 February 2015 doi:10.1038/nm.3776