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Obesity crisis blamed for a rise in fatty liver disease amongst young adults

19:00 EST 14 Jan 2020 | AAAS

(University of Bristol) One in five young people have fatty liver disease (steatosis), with one in 40 having already developed liver scarring (fibrosis), research published today has found. The study, published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, is the first to attempt to determine the prevalence of fatty liver disease and fibrosis in young healthy adults in the UK.

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