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Drinking more coffee could reduce liver cancer risk, suggests study

Drinking more coffee could reduce the risk of developing the most common form of primary liver cancer, according to a study led by the University …

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British Liver Trust response to BBC’s Panorama programme ‘Contaminated Blood: The Search for the Truth’

Tonight’s Panorama programme investigated the historic use of contaminated blood when, over 25 years ago, patients were infected with HIV and hepatitis C. The programme …

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Alcohol Related Hospital Admissions at Record High

New figures released today show that hospital admissions due to alcohol are at their highest ever levels. The data, summarised in a release from NHS …

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British Liver Trust CEO signs open letter published in Lancet

Andrew Langford, the Trust’s CEO is one of the signatories to an open letter to the World Health Organisation (WHO) published today in The Lancet …

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Foul Play? New report highlights how Alcohol industry bent the rules on advertising during UEFA Euro 2016

A new report highlights how alcohol producers worked to circumvent legislation designed to protect children during the UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament. Researchers at the …

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Severe gum disease strongly predicts higher mortality in cirrhosis

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF THE LIVER, April 20, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Results presented today from a prospective study in patients with irreversible …

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British cycling coach, Justin Grace, films emotional video after lifesaving liver transplant

British Cycling’s head sprint coach Justin Grace makes appeal for organ donors as he talks about liver transplant that saved his life Published by …

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Public Health England publishes sugar reduction guidelines

As part of its sugar reduction programme, Public Health England (PHE) has published new guidelines for the food industry, demonstrating how they can remove 20% …

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Risk of liver disease and cancer starts from adolescence in overweight or obese men

Targeted interventions against overweight and obesity at an early age are needed to avoid later liver disease. Young men who are overweight or obese could …

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New report shows progress in reducing Hepatitis C mortality but more needs to be done

A new Public Health England (PHE) hepatitis C report suggests that headway is being made in averting severe hepatitis C-related liver disease and preventing the …

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