martes, 15 de mayo de 2012

Britain bedeviled by binge drinking

Binge drinking has reached crisis levels in Britain, health experts say, costing the cash-strapped National Health Service 2.7 billion pounds (US$4.4 billion) a year, including the cost of hospital admissions related to booze-fueled violence and longer-term health problems.

Unlike all other major health threats, liver disease is on the rise in Britain, increasing by 25 percent in the last decade and causing a record level of deaths, according to

Source:
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-05-britain-bedeviled-binge.html