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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.
Chemical in veggies help heal fatty liver

Chemical in veggies help heal fatty liver

New guidelines recommend no-biopsy approach for childhood celiac disease diagnosis

New guidelines recommend no-biopsy approach for childhood celiac disease diagnosis

Study determines prevalence of fatty liver disease and fibrosis among young adults in the UK

Study determines prevalence of fatty liver disease and fibrosis among young adults in the UK

Study shows how cancer-causing genes promote metastasis

Study shows how cancer-causing genes promote metastasis

Classroom activities pose low risk of harmful gluten exposure in children with celiac disease

Classroom activities pose low risk of harmful gluten exposure in children with celiac disease

Scientists discover potential drug compounds that target common type of liver cancer

Scientists discover potential drug compounds that target common type of liver cancer

Novel drug from Amazon rainforest tree sap evaluated for treatment of chronic idiopathic diarrhea in non-HIV patients

Novel drug from Amazon rainforest tree sap evaluated for treatment of chronic idiopathic diarrhea in non-HIV patients

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