Report: Liver disease increases in England

The number of people suffering from liver disease is on the increase in England while in other European countries it is decreasing, health experts have said.

Between 2000 and 2009, deaths from chronic liver disease and cirrhosis in the under 65s increased by about 20% while they fell by the same amount in most EU countries, according a new report by the CMO.

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Liver disease rises in England

Drinking and obesity are being blamed for the number of people suffering from liver disease in England rising while it is falling in other European countries.