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Liver disease killing more Scots

02/12/2008 14:08
New statistics show that the number of deaths from alcoholic liver disease has overtaken those from heart attacks in some deprived areas. Read the full story at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/7760740.stm

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Children 'risking liver disease'

22/11/2008 13:19
Binge drinking by children and teenagers is going to cause an increase in liver related health problems, a charity has warned. Read more at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7743265.stm

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Frozen liver transplant success

01/10/2008 17:00
Scientists have managed to successfully freeze, thaw and transplant a pig's liver, bringing the technique one step closer for humans. Read more at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7645801.stm

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Did you know...

There are vaccinations that can protect you against both hepatitis A and B, but not hepatitis C.