Melatonin May Be Served As Potential Anti-fibrotic Drug, Anhui Medical University Study  
4/7/2009 11:59:34 AM

ScienceDaily (Apr. 7, 2009) — In China, the incidence of liver cirrhosis is still high. Liver cirrhosis results from fibrosis. If treated properly at fibrosis stage, cirrhosis can be prevented. However, no effective antifibrosis drugs are available at present. Several lines of evidences suggest that oxidative stress plays an important role in the etiopathogenesis of hepatic fibrosis.