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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Liver experts' consensus: European citizens are drinking themselves to death

Europe is failing to deal with the life-threatening effects of excessive and regular alcohol consumption on its citizens' health. Severe diseases, such as liver cirrhosis, are growing at an alarming rate and are affecting people at a younger age than in the past. Since a number of current policies have not been successful in addressing health issues linked with alcohol across Europe, liver experts discussed a range of practical solutions to combat alcohol-related illness and death during a monothematic conference hosted by the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) today.  > > > >  Read More