Studies: Excessive alcohol intake, extra weight may damage liver

04/29/2013 | HealthDay News

Overweight and obese women who drank too much alcohol were more likely to develop chronic liver disease and die from it, according to a study of more than 107,000 women in the U.K. A second study found that alcoholic cirrhosis patients who also had a history of obesity, fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes faced a higher risk of liver cancer. Both studies were presented at the International Liver Congress.

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