LiverResearchers from the Loyola University Health System have discovered that liver cirrhosis, which can lead to liver cancer and liver failure, is more common than previously thought. After examining information from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), they found that more than 633,000 adults are affected with the disease and that — to their surprise — 69 percent of the adults in this first-ever general population study about the prevalence of the disease likely weren’t even aware they had liver cirrhosis. The information that was studied involved a representative sample of United States adults. More