Tuesday, October 09, 2018 by Michelle Simmons
Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden has found a link between alcohol consumption early in life and a greater risk for severe liver disease later on. The study was published in the Journal of Hepatology.
Based on the findings of the study, the researchers concluded that people who consumed high amounts of alcohol during their late adolescence are more likely to have a greater risk of severe liver disease later in life.
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Hagstrom H, Hemmingsson T, Discacciati A, Andreasson A. ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN LATE ADOLESCENCE IS ASSOCIATED WITH AN INCREASED RISK OF SEVERE LIVER DISEASE LATER IN LIFE. Journal of Hepatology. March 2018; 68(3): 505-510. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhep.2017.11.019