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Hepatology is the branch of medicine that incorporates study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas as well as management of their disorders.
Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’

Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’

New study finds that previously described differences among endoscopists are not true

New study finds that previously described differences among endoscopists are not true

Hepatitis C infections could be reduced by stepping up efforts to prevent transmission in people who inject drugs

Hepatitis C infections could be reduced by stepping up efforts to prevent transmission in people who inject drugs

Unexpected function of enzyme in sounding alarm about liver damage could lead to new treatments

Unexpected function of enzyme in sounding alarm about liver damage could lead to new treatments

Study offers new hope for patients with decompensated cirrhosis

Study offers new hope for patients with decompensated cirrhosis

Educating doctors alone may not have a noticeable effect on prescribing rates, study shows

Educating doctors alone may not have a noticeable effect on prescribing rates, study shows

WHO guidelines for chronic hepatitis B fail to detect half of the patients in Ethiopia needing treatment

WHO guidelines for chronic hepatitis B fail to detect half of the patients in Ethiopia needing treatment

New strategy for potential treatment of HBV associated liver cancer

New strategy for potential treatment of HBV associated liver cancer

Researchers discover new biomarker for postoperative liver dysfunction

Researchers discover new biomarker for postoperative liver dysfunction

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV

Preclinical data shows combination immunotherapy could suppress tumor growth in the liver

Preclinical data shows combination immunotherapy could suppress tumor growth in the liver

Daily sugar intake in European children is up to three times more than the maximum recommended level

Daily sugar intake in European children is up to three times more than the maximum recommended level

Stressed IBS sufferers exhibit a distinctive microbial signature in the gut

Stressed IBS sufferers exhibit a distinctive microbial signature in the gut

Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia

Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia

Genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease identified

Genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease identified

American Gastroenterological Association announces 2019 recipients of annual recognition awards

American Gastroenterological Association announces 2019 recipients of annual recognition awards

New research may help treat HIV patients without elevating risk for liver disease

New research may help treat HIV patients without elevating risk for liver disease

Standard method for ranking liver transplant waitlists may not prioritize the sickest candidates

Standard method for ranking liver transplant waitlists may not prioritize the sickest candidates

Alcohol-linked disease overtakes hep C as top reason for liver transplant

Alcohol-linked disease overtakes hep C as top reason for liver transplant

Hepatitis C-infected patients with a history of liver cancer can be treated with antivirals

Hepatitis C-infected patients with a history of liver cancer can be treated with antivirals