Addressing liver disease in the UK: a blueprint for attaining excellence in health care and reducing premature mortality from lifestyle issues of excess consumption of alcohol, obesity, and viral hepatitis.

@article{Williams2014AddressingLD,
  title={Addressing liver disease in the UK: a blueprint for attaining excellence in health care and reducing premature mortality from lifestyle issues of excess consumption of alcohol, obesity, and viral hepatitis.},
  author={Roger Williams and Richard Aspinall and Mark S. Bellis and Ginette Camps-Walsh and Matthew E Cramp and Anil Dhawan and James Ferguson and Dan Forton and Graham Foster and Ian Gilmore and Matthew Hickman and Mark Falco Sanders Hudson and Deirdre Kelly and Andrew Langford and Martin Lombard and Louise J Longworth and Natasha T. Martin and Kieran J Moriarty and Philip Richard Holmes Newsome and John O'grady and Rachel G Pryke and Harry R Rutter and Stephen D. Ryder and Nick Sheron and Torben Smith},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2014},
  volume={384 9958},
  pages={1953-97}
}
Executive summary Liver disease in the UK stands out as the one glaring exception to the vast improvements made during the past 30 years in health and life expectancy for chronic disorders such as stroke, heart disease, and many cancers. Mortality rates have increased 400% since 1970, and in people younger than 65 years have risen by almost fi ve-times. Liver disease constitutes the third commonest cause of premature death in the UK and the rate of increase of liver disease is substantially… CONTINUE READING
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