Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

Alcoholic Liver Disease Is More Aggressive Than Other Chronic Liver Diseases

Freitag 27. August 2010 von htm

Many diagnostic and treatment options have been developed for chronic liver disease during the last 40 years, yet their influence on survival remain unclear. A new study of the prognosis for patients hospitalized for liver diseases between 1969 and 2006, and of differences in mortality and complications between patients with alcoholic and non-alcoholic liver diseases, has found that the general prognosis for patients hospitalized with chronic liver diseases has not improved. (Source: Medical News Today, 8/26/10)

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Figures Highlight The Human Cost Of Alcohol Misuse, UK

Freitag 26. Februar 2010 von htm

Commenting on new figures published last Thuesday which show a sharp increase in chronic liver disease (CLD) mortality rates in Scotland, Dr Brian Keighley, Chairman of the BMA in Scotland, said: „These figures highlight the true human cost of alcohol misuse in Scotland. Today’s figures show a shocking rise in the death toll caused by a drinking culture that is out of control. (Source: Medical News Today, 2/25/10)

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