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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.
Scientists create first international consensus definition of fermented foods

Scientists create first international consensus definition of fermented foods

Researchers establish BRIDGES program to synergize diagnostic efforts, patient outcome management

Researchers establish BRIDGES program to synergize diagnostic efforts, patient outcome management

The weak spot of colon cancer stem cells

The weak spot of colon cancer stem cells

Study shows rising incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in younger adults

Study shows rising incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in younger adults

Beta-blockers show anti-inflammatory effects in cirrhosis

Beta-blockers show anti-inflammatory effects in cirrhosis

UofL receives DoD funding to develop a nasal spray for preventing COVID-19

UofL receives DoD funding to develop a nasal spray for preventing COVID-19

Bilayered delivery system offers new solution for treating IBS-C patients

Bilayered delivery system offers new solution for treating IBS-C patients

New article highlights health disparities, social determinants of health

New article highlights health disparities, social determinants of health

Systemic inflammation increases over various stages of liver cirrhosis, shows study

Systemic inflammation increases over various stages of liver cirrhosis, shows study

New model for predicting colon cancer risk in average risk individuals

New model for predicting colon cancer risk in average risk individuals

A substantial minority of middle-aged adults have liver fibrosis

A substantial minority of middle-aged adults have liver fibrosis

Johns Hopkins researchers design tiny, star-shaped microdevices to deliver drugs

Johns Hopkins researchers design tiny, star-shaped microdevices to deliver drugs

Study suggests a role for the hypothalamus in genetic susceptibility to IBD

Study suggests a role for the hypothalamus in genetic susceptibility to IBD

Study may pave way for more effective treatment for Hepatitis C

Study may pave way for more effective treatment for Hepatitis C

Gene variants may provide clues to successful treatment of pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis

Gene variants may provide clues to successful treatment of pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis

Researchers seek to stop surprise billing for colonoscopy

Researchers seek to stop surprise billing for colonoscopy

Study highlights need for culturally relevant programs to educate Black communities on hepatitis B

Study highlights need for culturally relevant programs to educate Black communities on hepatitis B

Fructose intake may exacerbate inflammatory bowel disease, study reveals

Fructose intake may exacerbate inflammatory bowel disease, study reveals

Owlstone Medical releases positive study results on use of breath biopsy for better liver disease diagnosis

Owlstone Medical releases positive study results on use of breath biopsy for better liver disease diagnosis

Study identifies gene that could decrease chances of developing alcoholic cirrhosis

Study identifies gene that could decrease chances of developing alcoholic cirrhosis