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500,000 overweight children at risk of liver disease

Some 500,000 children in England may be at risk of developing life threatening liver disease because they are overweight. Professor Martin Lombard, England’s National Clinical Director for Liver Disease, says the four to 14-year-olds could develop “fatty liver disease”. Too much fat in liver cells stops the liver from working properly, increasing the risk of […]