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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.
Genetic test to predict IBD severity in children

Genetic test to predict IBD severity in children

Titanium dioxide nanoparticles can intensify inflammatory reaction in patients with colitis

Titanium dioxide nanoparticles can intensify inflammatory reaction in patients with colitis

Scientists develop first app and method to predict heart events after liver transplant

Scientists develop first app and method to predict heart events after liver transplant

Singapore researchers discover new mechanism in the liver's response to blocked bile ducts

Singapore researchers discover new mechanism in the liver's response to blocked bile ducts

New study uncovers low rates of palliative care referral in patients with end-stage liver disease

New study uncovers low rates of palliative care referral in patients with end-stage liver disease

Four-food elimination diet can resolve symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis in children

Four-food elimination diet can resolve symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis in children

Researchers bioengineer human liver tissues that mimic natural development

Researchers bioengineer human liver tissues that mimic natural development

Monounsaturated fats promote fatty liver disease, study finds

Monounsaturated fats promote fatty liver disease, study finds

Study finds link between breastfeeding duration, maternal obesity and NAFLD in adolescents

Study finds link between breastfeeding duration, maternal obesity and NAFLD in adolescents

Drinking few cups of coffee or tea may protect against liver fibrosis, study finds

Drinking few cups of coffee or tea may protect against liver fibrosis, study finds

Study: Type 2 diabetes linked to bacteria that penetrate mucus lining of the colon

Study: Type 2 diabetes linked to bacteria that penetrate mucus lining of the colon

Researchers identify key inflammatory cells involved in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers identify key inflammatory cells involved in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Phase 1 clinical studies reveal safety, tolerability of therapeutic vaccine in celiac disease patients

Phase 1 clinical studies reveal safety, tolerability of therapeutic vaccine in celiac disease patients

MAGNET study: MRE can be accurate, non-invasive tool to detect liver fibrosis in children

MAGNET study: MRE can be accurate, non-invasive tool to detect liver fibrosis in children

Obese individuals with limited options can benefit from non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

Obese individuals with limited options can benefit from non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

Statins may provide favorable effects in patients with HBV- or HCV-related cirrhosis

Statins may provide favorable effects in patients with HBV- or HCV-related cirrhosis

Novel portable wireless device can monitor stomach motility in patients suffering from gastroparesis

Novel portable wireless device can monitor stomach motility in patients suffering from gastroparesis

Individuals who follow healthy lifestyle less likely to have colorectal cancer risk, survey finds

Individuals who follow healthy lifestyle less likely to have colorectal cancer risk, survey finds

Enzyme supplement can potentially reduce uncomfortable symptoms in gluten-sensitive patients

Enzyme supplement can potentially reduce uncomfortable symptoms in gluten-sensitive patients

Specific genotype may predict recovery in patients with advanced cirrhosis after hepatitis c treatment

Specific genotype may predict recovery in patients with advanced cirrhosis after hepatitis c treatment