The Anti Poisonous Center at Bach Mai Hospital has treated a number of patients suffering from illness related to use of bear bile. Dr. Pham Due, director of the center warned that bear bile may have negative impacts on the health of users. . (Vietnamese version)
Yet another report of the effects of contaminated bile, undoubtedly the result of the pitiful hygiene conditions of bear bile farms. The irony of the issue is that UDCA can be easily and safely synthesized under lab conditions.
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