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Inside Health - Liver disease, Hepatitis C

About a third of deaths from liver disease is down to excessive alcohol consumption, but what is responsible for the other two thirds, the majority? Dr Mark Porter investigates.

If you believe recent headlines the growing increase in deaths from liver disease is entirely down to excessive alcohol consumption, but it's estimated that two thirds of liver related deaths are caused by other conditions. Dr Mark Porter investigates two liver conditions that do not hit the headlines but could be silently creeping up on millions of people in the UK.

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 3:30PM Wed, 1 Aug 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 9:00PM Tue, 31 Jul 2012
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  • Duration 28 minutes

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