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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.
New research may help guide future treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New research may help guide future treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Study explores cost-effectiveness of transient elastography for detecting liver fibrosis

Study explores cost-effectiveness of transient elastography for detecting liver fibrosis

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

New 'virtual biopsy' allows doctors to definitively diagnose cysts in the pancreas

New 'virtual biopsy' allows doctors to definitively diagnose cysts in the pancreas

New human colon-on-a-chip enables in vitro study of mucus physiology

New human colon-on-a-chip enables in vitro study of mucus physiology

Key mechanism identified for how antiviral immune responses reprogram liver metabolism

Key mechanism identified for how antiviral immune responses reprogram liver metabolism

Tips for a gluten-free Thanksgiving dinner

Tips for a gluten-free Thanksgiving dinner

Combination therapy improves survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Combination therapy improves survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

New studies point to benefits of weight-loss surgery for teens with severe obesity

New studies point to benefits of weight-loss surgery for teens with severe obesity

Researchers use phage therapy to successfully treat alcoholic liver disease

Researchers use phage therapy to successfully treat alcoholic liver disease

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Study finds lower levels of liver decompensation in pregnant women with cirrhosis

Study finds lower levels of liver decompensation in pregnant women with cirrhosis

HCC and cirrhosis-related deaths may be prevented by lifestyle modifications

HCC and cirrhosis-related deaths may be prevented by lifestyle modifications

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

ACG 2019 to review latest scientific advances in diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases

ACG 2019 to review latest scientific advances in diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases

IU researcher receives NIH grant to perform clinical trial on cirrhosis

IU researcher receives NIH grant to perform clinical trial on cirrhosis

IDIBELL researchers identify involvement of cell membrane protein in liver cancer

IDIBELL researchers identify involvement of cell membrane protein in liver cancer

Kids with celiac disease and allergic inflammatory disorder may not need to remove soy from their diets

Kids with celiac disease and allergic inflammatory disorder may not need to remove soy from their diets