Latest News

'Traffic light' test could prevent hundreds of people developing alcohol-related cirrhosis

A simple ?traffic light? test that detects hidden liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in high risk populations could reduce harmful drinking rates and potentially prevent hundreds of alcohol-related deaths a year. The Southampton Traffic Light (STL) test, which costs about 50, could be used by GPs in the community, appeared to help reduce drinking rates in people with the highest risk of liver disease.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Sensors used to monitor dangerous hits on football field

  • 'Abandoned' stroke survivors need better longer-term care, expert says

  • Black Republicans put most faith in US government

  • Bedside caregivers: Research shows opening visitation access improves patient satisfaction

  • Expectant mothers with epilepsy face tough choices over their medication

  • Possible cause of common dementia found, opening avenues for treatment

  • Lou Gehrig's disease study: Renewing brain's aging support cells may help neurons survive

  • Minutes in Criminal Procedures: Writing Style Influences Judges

  • Greater inequality within UK, USA than some developing countries, trade 'footprint' shows

  • Even mild depressive symptoms result in poorer lumbar spinal stenosis surgery outcome

  •