The global chronic liver diseases therapeutics market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period owing to the increasing prevalence of liver disease. As the main reason causing cirrhosis is high consumption of alcohol. For instance, in 2015, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) data, around 88,000 people (around 62,000 men and 26,000 women) died due to alcohol-related causes annually, which makes alcohol consumption the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the U.S.

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