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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.
Treatment helps 26% of black Americans with chronic hepatitis C

Treatment helps 26% of black Americans with chronic hepatitis C

Human Genome Sciences has begun dosing patients with chronic hep C drug

Human Genome Sciences has begun dosing patients with chronic hep C drug

Research shows that treatment with nitric oxide after storage may dramatically improve the viability of transplanted livers

Research shows that treatment with nitric oxide after storage may dramatically improve the viability of transplanted livers

Causes of hepatitis and potential therapies that may improve care presented in study

Causes of hepatitis and potential therapies that may improve care presented in study

Accurate and effective new methods for diagnosis of Inflammatory bowel diseases

Accurate and effective new methods for diagnosis of Inflammatory bowel diseases

Studies identify risk factors for colon cancer in women

Studies identify risk factors for colon cancer in women

Caffeinated beverages may benefit some people who are at high-risk for liver disease

Caffeinated beverages may benefit some people who are at high-risk for liver disease

Fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese children has distinct characteristics different from those found in adults

Fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese children has distinct characteristics different from those found in adults

Signs of liver disease also improve in conjunction with alterations to gut flora

Signs of liver disease also improve in conjunction with alterations to gut flora

Screening for liver diseases benefits outweigh costs for some, but not all, conditions

Screening for liver diseases benefits outweigh costs for some, but not all, conditions

1 in every 10 children worldwide is obese

1 in every 10 children worldwide is obese