Liver disease soars

Alcohol-related liver disease is increasing in North East's young people.

Full Report: Liver disease soars

The number of people admitted to hospital in the North East for alcohol-related liver problems has nearly doubled in the past ten years.

Most worrying, the campaign group Balance says there has been a sharp rise in admissions of people under thirty.

The figures mostly refer to alcoholics, but as Dan Ashby reports, even people who binge-drink once a week or more are putting themselves at risk.

You can watch his full report below.

Lunchtime report: Liver disease soars

The number of people admitted to hospital in the North East for alcohol-related liver problems has more than doubled in the past ten years.

The campaign group, Balance, has also reported a rise in the number of young adults being admitted.

You can watch the full report from this lunchtime from Dan Ashby below.

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