National economic factors associated with liver-related mortality trends

Factors such as national health expenditure and gross domestic product were associated with increased liver-related mortality, according to research published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.William Alazawi, MA(Cantab), MB, BChir, PhD, MRCP, of Barts Liver Centre and Queen Mary University of London, and colleagues wrote that there is a growing understanding of how social and economic factors can act as determinates of health.“Gross domestic product per capita, national health expenditure and unemployment are negatively associated with mortality trends in heart disease,Read More

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