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Splitting the bill: Alcohol’s impact on the economy

The Institute of Alcohol Studies has just issued a new report entitled; Splitting the bill: Alcohol’s impact on the economy. This report examines the assumption that a successful alcohol industry is beneficial to the UK …

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British Liver Trust and the Goodwill Partnership team up to offer Will writing services

The British Liver Trust is working with The Goodwill Partnership to offer discounted solicitor-provided Will writing services to our supporters. The Goodwill Partnership has issued this press release to announce this new partnership. Please go …

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Chancellor urged to tackle cheap, strong cider in forthcoming budget

Alcohol campaigners have called on the Chancellor to use his spring budget to increase duty on cheap, high strength alcohol. The call came from the Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA), of which the British Liver …

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British Liver Trust submission to NICE on drug for liver cancer patients

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is currently reviewing its decision on whether the drug Sorafenib can be used for the treatment of HCC (advanced liver cancer). This is being considered under …

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Researchers shed new light on how paracetamol causes liver damage

Scientists have known for decades that paracetamol in large amounts is toxic the liver, but until now its mechanism of poisoning has eluded them.   As well as providing insights into how an excess dose …

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More than ten million people in the UK drinking at dangerous levels

This is the stark warning being issued today by the British Liver Trust. According to government figures, a staggering number of adults and teenagers over the age of 16 are drinking alcohol at limits that …

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Hep-CORE reports on hepatitis B and C policies in UK and rest of Europe

In 2016 the British Liver Trust took part in a European-wide, patient-led viral hepatitis study monitoring the implementation of hepatitis B and C policy recommendations in Europe. 2016 was a year of remarkable progress in …

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Alcohol Health Alliance supports calls to protect children from alcohol marketing

Responding to calls from leading public health experts for greater controls on alcohol marketing to protect children, and the publication of articles in the journal Addiction which outline the latest evidence on the impact of …

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Dry January and post festivities detoxing

With the festivities over and people maybe thinking about using the new year as a time for resolutions, in an article published today, the Trusts Chief Executive, Andrew Langford states that faddy diets, detox teas …

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Public Health England targets middle aged people in new campaign

The latest One You campaign from Public Health England (PHE) will aim to engage with the middle aged by providing free tools to help them love a healthier lifestyle. Through the use of the ‘How …

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