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'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.
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