Cancer drugs may help the liver recover from common painkiller overdoses

In mice given a toxic dose of acetaminophen, an anticancer medication kept liver cells alive

red, gray and blue pill capsules

OVERDOSE ANTIDOTE  Thousands of people overdose with Tylenol or other acetaminophen-containing drugs each year, leading to liver damage. Researchers found a way to repair the liver damage in mice.

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