As our political leaders are turning friendly with the people associated with the liquor trade, a rare MPS disease is threatening to kill 250,000 more lives in the next 20 years. This is leading to an increasing trend of drinking alcohol among the population in the UK.
A group of doctors have become vocal recently stating that lots of people cannot risk their lives to give the liquor companies more profit. They have urged the government to increase the duty on liquor so that it becomes costly and less numbers of people can afford them.
MPS disease is the short form of Mucopolysaccharidoses and it is a lysosomal storage disease which is generally caused by absence or malfunctioning of lysosomal enzymes. It is mostly found in the fluid which lubricates the various joints of our body. The mps disease mainly starts from malfunctioning of the liver and it is mostly caused from excessive drinking.
The MPS disease has also spread in USA and UK. Figures point out that in the USA around one in 25,000 births are affected by some form of the MPS disease. Moreover, it is also becoming life threatening disease. This team of doctors has predicted that if the government does not take any immediate steps, then more 250,000 lives will be lost in the UK in the next 20 years.
A spokesman of the health department of the Government said that they are really worried about the outcome of the MPS disease. They are also thinking of banning the supermarkets and big stores from selling low cost alcohol as they are found to be more harmful in spreading the mps disease. The minimum price set up for alcohol also needs to be increased to discourage people from buying alcohol.