The Lancet: Leading medical experts call for an end to UK postcode lottery for liver disease treatment and detection

Written by EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health on November 26, 2014 – 5:00 am -

(The Lancet) Leading medical experts today warn that rising numbers of deaths from liver disease -- already the UK's third commonest cause of premature death -- will be unavoidable without radical improvements in treatment and detection services, and tougher government policies to control the excessive alcohol use and obesity responsible for much of the national burden of liver disease.

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