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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.
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

Scientists discover mechanism behind unusual form of tissue regeneration in the liver

Scientists discover mechanism behind unusual form of tissue regeneration in the liver

Single FMT enema produces sustained and significant improvements in cognitive function

Single FMT enema produces sustained and significant improvements in cognitive function

Study shows potential of web-based intervention to achieve weight loss in patients with NAFLD

Study shows potential of web-based intervention to achieve weight loss in patients with NAFLD

Study reports decreasing rates of liver transplantation among HCC patients in the U.S.

Study reports decreasing rates of liver transplantation among HCC patients in the U.S.

OCA treatment stabilizes or reverses fibrosis/cirrhosis in patients with primary biliary cholangitis

OCA treatment stabilizes or reverses fibrosis/cirrhosis in patients with primary biliary cholangitis

Study confirms no survival benefit of adding SIRT to standard treatment for liver cancer

Study confirms no survival benefit of adding SIRT to standard treatment for liver cancer

Study: One-third of bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis induced by MDR bacteria

Study: One-third of bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis induced by MDR bacteria

HEV infections can be fatal and transmitted through blood products in immunosuppressed patients

HEV infections can be fatal and transmitted through blood products in immunosuppressed patients

Mediterranean-style diet linked to greater gut microbial diversity, lower risk of hospitalization

Mediterranean-style diet linked to greater gut microbial diversity, lower risk of hospitalization

Study offers new hope for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Study offers new hope for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Using the Microbiome to Predict the Risk of Cirrhosis-Associated Hospitalization

Using the Microbiome to Predict the Risk of Cirrhosis-Associated Hospitalization

Scientists develop futuristic gene therapy for liver cancer

Scientists develop futuristic gene therapy for liver cancer

Red and processed meat may increase the risk of liver disease

Red and processed meat may increase the risk of liver disease

Eight-week hepatitis C treatment regimen may be just as effective as 12 weeks in black patients

Eight-week hepatitis C treatment regimen may be just as effective as 12 weeks in black patients