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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.
Survey reveals significant mental health impact during COVID-19 pandemic

Survey reveals significant mental health impact during COVID-19 pandemic

Repeated sampling of FIB-4 score can increase the prediction of future liver cirrhosis

Repeated sampling of FIB-4 score can increase the prediction of future liver cirrhosis

High fiber diet may improve the quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis

High fiber diet may improve the quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis

UNC researcher leads nationwide survey assessing mental health effects of COVID-19 pandemic

UNC researcher leads nationwide survey assessing mental health effects of COVID-19 pandemic

Groundbreaking experiment marks first successful delivery of mitochondria to liver cells

Groundbreaking experiment marks first successful delivery of mitochondria to liver cells

Novel antisense drug shows promise to improve health of people with NAFLD

Novel antisense drug shows promise to improve health of people with NAFLD

Strength training increases muscle strength and size in patients with cirrhosis

Strength training increases muscle strength and size in patients with cirrhosis

MUSC receives $16.5 million NIH funding to open two new digestive disease research centers

MUSC receives $16.5 million NIH funding to open two new digestive disease research centers

Study shows women are less susceptible to cirrhosis-related deaths

Study shows women are less susceptible to cirrhosis-related deaths

Promising researchers to receive funding through AGA Research Foundation Awards Program

Promising researchers to receive funding through AGA Research Foundation Awards Program

DZD researchers discover additional genetic cause for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

DZD researchers discover additional genetic cause for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Neuroscientists trace brain-to-gut pathways

Neuroscientists trace brain-to-gut pathways

People with Hepatitis D have up to three times the risk of developing fatal liver cancer

People with Hepatitis D have up to three times the risk of developing fatal liver cancer

People infected with hepatitis D are more prone to hepatocellular carcinoma

People infected with hepatitis D are more prone to hepatocellular carcinoma

A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

New drugs developed for treating polycystic hepatorenal diseases

New drugs developed for treating polycystic hepatorenal diseases

Study identifies protein vital for liver restoration and regeneration after transplant

Study identifies protein vital for liver restoration and regeneration after transplant

Growth hormone plays a key role in increasing survival rates following liver surgery

Growth hormone plays a key role in increasing survival rates following liver surgery

Scientists develop a highly sensitive COVID-19 diagnostic platform

Scientists develop a highly sensitive COVID-19 diagnostic platform

Activation of estrogen receptor can impede growth of pancreatic cancer cells

Activation of estrogen receptor can impede growth of pancreatic cancer cells