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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.
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

Treatment to control gastroesophageal reflux disease in children found to be ineffective

Treatment to control gastroesophageal reflux disease in children found to be ineffective

New approaches for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C

New approaches for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Liver cancer genes cluster into two subsets that correlate to survival

Liver cancer genes cluster into two subsets that correlate to survival

Severe hepatitis C recurrence is more common in transplants from living donors

Severe hepatitis C recurrence is more common in transplants from living donors

Long-term outcomes for liver transplantation due to hepatitis C

Long-term outcomes for liver transplantation due to hepatitis C

Paracentesis performed in an outpatient setting by gastrointestinal endoscopy assistants is safe

Paracentesis performed in an outpatient setting by gastrointestinal endoscopy assistants is safe

Debate over acetaminophen and acute liver failure

Debate over acetaminophen and acute liver failure

Most Americans ignorant to high cholesterol facts

Most Americans ignorant to high cholesterol facts

Treatment of chronic hepatitis C with interferon can be ineffective due to relapse

Treatment of chronic hepatitis C with interferon can be ineffective due to relapse

New educational campaign on celiac disease

New educational campaign on celiac disease

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