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1950s children most at risk from liver disease in Denmark

A new study reveals that Danes born during the 1950s are the group most at risk of developing liver disease. In total, over 850,000 Danes drink too much alcohol.

DR reports that the Aarhus University Hospital study has found that those born between 1950 and 1959 are the most likely to suffer chronic liver damage due to the excessive consumption of alcohol.

“There is a marked difference. It was a generation that emerged most clearly in our numbers,” said Thomas Deleuran, a doctor and PhD holder at Aarhus University Hospital.

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