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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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Response to the budget

The British Liver Trust has supported the Alcohol Health Alliance in its response to today’s budget.  Responding to the Chancellor’s budget today, Professor Sir Ian …

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George Michael – fatty liver cited in coroner’s report

The coroner’s report into George Michael’s death cited ‘fatty liver’. There are two main causes of a fatty liver: drinking too much alcohol which can …

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1 in 4 Adults in England drink at harmful levels

Alcohol consumption statistics published by Public Health England today show that 1 in 4 adults drank over the current low-risk guideline of 14 units per …

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Liver surgery pioneer Dr Thomas Starzl dies

The British Liver Trust is deeply saddened to hear about the death of Dr Thomas Starzl who pioneered liver surgery and undertook the world’s first …

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Liver Scanner to visit Bedfordshire residents

The British Liver Trust’s Love Your Liver campaign is set to visit Bedford and Luton on 8 and 9 March. Bedford has the highest premature …

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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 …

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