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.

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Unhealthy lifestyle is 'fuelling liver disease'

Obesity, undiagnosed hepatitis infections and harmful alcohol use are among the causes for the rising tide of liver disease, experts have warned.

Alcohol use is among the causes for the rising tide of liver disease, experts have warned Credit: PA Wire

The UK's chief medical officer (CMO) Professor Dame Sally Davies has said that the public needs to have a better awareness about liver health as the three major causes of liver disease are all preventable.

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