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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.
Largest hepatitis-C U.S. study defines optimal therapy

Largest hepatitis-C U.S. study defines optimal therapy

Largest study to date on risk factors associated with primary biliary cirrhosis

Largest study to date on risk factors associated with primary biliary cirrhosis

Interferon combined with ribavirin treatment is effective for children with chronic Hepatitis C virus

Interferon combined with ribavirin treatment is effective for children with chronic Hepatitis C virus

Regular use of ibuprofen may increase gastrointestinal bleeding

Regular use of ibuprofen may increase gastrointestinal bleeding

20 percent of people with chronic hepatitis C who receive a liver transplant will develop advanced cirrhosis

20 percent of people with chronic hepatitis C who receive a liver transplant will develop advanced cirrhosis

Potential biomarker that could be used to predict who might develop hepatic fibrosis

Potential biomarker that could be used to predict who might develop hepatic fibrosis

Study shows that high-fat diets correlate to a chronic inflammatory state in the liver,

Study shows that high-fat diets correlate to a chronic inflammatory state in the liver,

Physical activity may reduce gastrointestinal symptoms in people who are obese

Physical activity may reduce gastrointestinal symptoms in people who are obese

Study suggests cirrhosis and liver disease nearly inevitable for people with hep C

Study suggests cirrhosis and liver disease nearly inevitable for people with hep C

Elevated blood lactate levels may indicate poor prognosis in liver failure

Elevated blood lactate levels may indicate poor prognosis in liver failure

Susceptibility to Hepatitis A in patients with chronic liver disease due to Hepatitis C virus infection: missed opportunities for vaccination

Susceptibility to Hepatitis A in patients with chronic liver disease due to Hepatitis C virus infection: missed opportunities for vaccination

Study examines the incidence and risk factors associated with Hepatitis C infection in rural Egypt

Study examines the incidence and risk factors associated with Hepatitis C infection in rural Egypt

Alendronate combined with calcium and vitamin D almost completely prevented further bone loss in the first 4 months afte liver transplant

Alendronate combined with calcium and vitamin D almost completely prevented further bone loss in the first 4 months afte liver transplant

A study analyzes the most important factors leading to death or liver transplant in drug-induced liver disease

A study analyzes the most important factors leading to death or liver transplant in drug-induced liver disease

Pillcam enables Jefferson Physicians to diagnose diseases of esophagus without using endoscope

Pillcam enables Jefferson Physicians to diagnose diseases of esophagus without using endoscope

First study to examine liver injury in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

First study to examine liver injury in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health

Grapefruit have strong antioxidant properties that can have healing effects on stomach ulcers

Grapefruit have strong antioxidant properties that can have healing effects on stomach ulcers

Use of a common type of antidepressant may increase gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding

Use of a common type of antidepressant may increase gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding

Statin chemoprevention with minimal surveillance could prevent 96 percent of colon cancers

Statin chemoprevention with minimal surveillance could prevent 96 percent of colon cancers