Austrian scientists report that feeding curcumin to mice reduces the types of inflammation that can cause liver cell damage and scarring. They wanted to find out if curcumin could delay the damage caused by progressive inflammatory liver disease, including two conditions called primary sclerosing cholangitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. Both of these conditions cause the liver's plumbing system of bile ducts to become inflamed, scarred, and blocked. Mice given curcumin in their diet had significantly reduced bile duct blockage and reduced liver cell damage and scarring. See

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