NIHR and BSG launch top 10 research priorities for alcohol-related liver disease
Date: 16 November 2016
‘What are the most effective ways to help people with alcohol-related liver disease stop drinking?’ is the top priority question for alcohol-related liver disease research, according to new results from the JLA’s Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Priority Setting Partnership (PSP).
Research into alcohol-related liver disease has been highlighted as a priority by the NIHR, which jointly funded the James Lind Alliance (JLA) PSP with the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG). Alcohol-related liver disease has become the most common type of alcohol-related death in England. It accounted for 64% (4,441) of all alcohol-related deaths in 2011, and for 65% and 62% of male and female alcohol-related deaths respectively - most among those aged 50-59 years.
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- Summary:The top 10 research priorities for alcohol-related liver disease have been identified by a James Lind Alliance PSP, which was jointly funded by the NIHR and the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG).