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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.
Patients with Hepatitis C have a significant decrease in their health-related quality-of-life

Patients with Hepatitis C have a significant decrease in their health-related quality-of-life

Statins appear to be safe for people with fatty liver disease

Statins appear to be safe for people with fatty liver disease

Alcohol relapse adversely affects liver transplant survival

Alcohol relapse adversely affects liver transplant survival

Important advance in our understanding of colorectal cancer

Important advance in our understanding of colorectal cancer

Self-reporting of symptoms by patients with ulcerative colitis better than assessing patients with endoscopy

Self-reporting of symptoms by patients with ulcerative colitis better than assessing patients with endoscopy

Association noted between certain non-lver cancers and hepatitis C

Association noted between certain non-lver cancers and hepatitis C

Short-term use of selective COX-2 inhibitors may be safe for patients with cirrhosis of the liver

Short-term use of selective COX-2 inhibitors may be safe for patients with cirrhosis of the liver

Suffering from fatigue, abdominal discomfort or bloody diarrhea? Your doctor might not recommend an uncomfortable endoscopy

Suffering from fatigue, abdominal discomfort or bloody diarrhea? Your doctor might not recommend an uncomfortable endoscopy

Calcium and vitamin D treatment alone can improve bone mineral density in Crohn's patients

Calcium and vitamin D treatment alone can improve bone mineral density in Crohn's patients

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

Role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Sildenafil restores cognitive function in rats after liver failure

Sildenafil restores cognitive function in rats after liver failure

Chronic users NSAIDs have greater risk of bleeding and visible damage to their small intestine

Chronic users NSAIDs have greater risk of bleeding and visible damage to their small intestine

Researchers discover clues to cirrhosis

Researchers discover clues to cirrhosis

Transplanted bone marrow cells reduce liver fibrosis in mice

Transplanted bone marrow cells reduce liver fibrosis in mice

A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

Battle of Waterloo could help doctors fight death from multiple organ failure

Battle of Waterloo could help doctors fight death from multiple organ failure

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

Caspase levels associated with liver injury

Caspase levels associated with liver injury

Prevalence of occult HBV in hemodialysis patients is 4 to 5 times higher than standard HBsAg testing would suggest

Prevalence of occult HBV in hemodialysis patients is 4 to 5 times higher than standard HBsAg testing would suggest