Alcohol-related liver disease rates are increasing and contributing to more US deaths, according to a study led by Dr. Andrew Moon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that was published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. The death rates were higher in patients between the ages of 55 to 64 and among Native Americans and non-Hispanic whites, the study found. Read the abstract.
Study: Alcohol-related liver disease may contribute to shorter life span
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