'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