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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.
Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C

Researchers emphasize need for baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C

CellMax Life receives six U.S. patents for early cancer detection blood test

CellMax Life receives six U.S. patents for early cancer detection blood test

Alcohol-related cirrhosis mortality on the rise among young adults

Alcohol-related cirrhosis mortality on the rise among young adults

Study: Hepatitis C vaccine could drastically reduce transmission among injecting drug users

Study: Hepatitis C vaccine could drastically reduce transmission among injecting drug users

State prisons fail to offer cure to 144,000 inmates with deadly hepatitis C

State prisons fail to offer cure to 144,000 inmates with deadly hepatitis C

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease costs the U.S. healthcare system $32 billion annually

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease costs the U.S. healthcare system $32 billion annually

Researchers develop inexpensive blood test to diagnose hepatitis B patients

Researchers develop inexpensive blood test to diagnose hepatitis B patients

Antidepressant drug appears to effectively stop progression of PBC

Antidepressant drug appears to effectively stop progression of PBC

BIDMC scientists develop new tool to benefit patients with HCV-associated liver failure

BIDMC scientists develop new tool to benefit patients with HCV-associated liver failure

MSU scientists discover early cause of intestinal inflammation

MSU scientists discover early cause of intestinal inflammation

Genetically engineered bacteria shows promise as new treatment for constipation

Genetically engineered bacteria shows promise as new treatment for constipation

Video consultations boost survival rates of liver disease patients, study finds

Video consultations boost survival rates of liver disease patients, study finds

PENTAX Medical launches new C2 CryoBalloon Ablation System for treatment of Barretts esophagus

PENTAX Medical launches new C2 CryoBalloon Ablation System for treatment of Barretts esophagus

Acoustic technology could offer new way to diagnose IBS

Acoustic technology could offer new way to diagnose IBS

Investigational drug offers hope of relief for celiac disease patients exposed to gluten

Investigational drug offers hope of relief for celiac disease patients exposed to gluten

Researchers to test two-pronged approach in humans to treat advanced colorectal cancer

Researchers to test two-pronged approach in humans to treat advanced colorectal cancer

Ingesting blue dye tablet during colonoscopy aids in detecting difficult-to-see polyps

Ingesting blue dye tablet during colonoscopy aids in detecting difficult-to-see polyps

Study: Medical centers more willing to perform lung transplants for severe alcoholic hepatitis patients

Study: Medical centers more willing to perform lung transplants for severe alcoholic hepatitis patients

Scientists find how immune system helps to clear HBV infection after treatment interruption

Scientists find how immune system helps to clear HBV infection after treatment interruption

Research shows prevalence, health-care utilization, and costs of alcohol-related cirrhosis

Research shows prevalence, health-care utilization, and costs of alcohol-related cirrhosis