Severe alcohol-related liver disease is on the rise, a new study suggests. Experts say the increase may be due to heavy binge drinking, especially in young adults. Researchers found that while there has been little change in the rate of people developing alcoholic fatty liver disease, there appears to be an increase in those who are at greater risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer and death, according to the study published in JAMA. Robert Wong, an assistant clinical professor of medicine and director of research and education at the Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital. The new report adds to the mounting evidence that more and more Americans are developing severe liver disease.
Dietary patterns and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in a Greek case-control study
Type of paper: Case Study. Any type of paper on any subject custom-written for you by the professionals. While it is universally evident that alcoholic liver diseases—suggestive by the name as well—are caused by alcohol, risk factors for it are still being argued and disputed.