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What is Hepatology?

Hepatology is a branch of medicine concerned with the study, prevention, diagnosis, and management of diseases that affect the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas. The term hepatology ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 04 May 2021

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The course is designed for physicians, trainees, and health professionals with an interest or clinical practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This course will serve as an update on the latest diagnostic and therapeutic issues in GI and Hepatology.

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 12 Aug 2020

A doctor trained nurse practitioners to do colonoscopies. Critics say his research exploited Black patients

At a time when medical researchers are under pressure to increase diversity in clinical trials, a Johns Hopkins study is sparking outrage among some physicians because of its large number of Black patients.

Source: STAT
Published: 04 May 2021

Comparative Hepatology

Comparative Hepatology is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, online journal for liver-oriented research, publishing basic and applied studies, in biology, veterinary and human medicine. Comparative ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 23 Apr 2021

Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

The Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Baylor College of Medicine consists of 45 faculty members and a support staff of 86 all dedicated to outstanding and compassionate patient care through evidence-based and expert ...

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 01 Aug 2020

Biomarker Panel May Help Predict Kidney Damage in Patients With Alcoholic Hepatitis

One of the first studies of its kind has concluded that interleukin-18 (IL-18) appears to be a specific biomarker of serious kidney damage in patients with alcoholic hepatitis.

Source: Gastro & Endo News
Published: 13 May 2021

Common Drug for Rare Pregnancy Liver Condition Reduced Adverse Outcomes

they noted in Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology. The group previously identified an increased risk of preterm birth and other adverse pregnancy outcomes when peak bile acid concentrations ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 29 Apr 2021

A glimmer of hope: New weapon in the fight against liver diseases

Researchers from Niigata University , the University of Tokyo, Osaka University and Tokyo Medical University, Japan, have developed a new approach that could revolutionize the treatment, prevention, and possibly reversal of the damage caused by liver diseases.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 03 May 2021

Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology & Hepatology

The author of this review discusses the literature for alternative mind-body interventions for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Early and limited exposure to biologics can cause ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 19 Apr 2021

FMT Linked to Gains in Liver Function in Cirrhotic Patients

A single fecal microbiota transplant is safe, improves liver function and reduces pro-inflammatory cytokines in patients with advanced but stable decompensated cirrhosis, new research has found.

Source: Gastro & Endo News
Published: 12 May 2021

New approach could revolutionize the treatment of liver diseases

These sobering numbers inspired a team of scientists led by Prof. Shuji Terai of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 03 May 2021

Capsida Appoints Swati Tole, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer

"It is with great pleasure that we welcome Swati to our team," said Robert Cuddihy, M.D., chief executive officer of Capsida. "She has an impressive and highly relevant track record in biologics and small molecule drug development which complements the existing team.

Source: Business Insider
Published: 12 May 2021

Advancing health equity: The Association of Black Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists

The Association of Black Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists is a new organization that aims to improve gastrointestinal health outcomes in Black communities, foster networking and scholarship ...

Source: Nature
Published: 10 May 2021

International group of experts publish consensus definition of 'postbiotics'

A group of international experts has clarified the concept of postbiotics in a recently published scientific consensus definition in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology: ''a preparation of inanimate microorganisms and/or their components that confers a health benefit on the host''.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 05 May 2021

Golexanolone improves cognitive performance in hepatic encephalopathy

Golexanolone was well tolerated and correlated with improvement in cognitive performance in patients with hepatic encephalopathy, according to a study published in the Journal of Hepatology.

Source: Healio
Published: 21 Apr 2021

Mariangela Allocca on a Noninvasive Option for Monitoring Crohn's Disease

Mariangela Allocca, MD, PhD, and colleagues at Humanitas University and Research Hospital in Milan, Italy, tested the predictive power of baseline ultrasound findings on disease course over 12 months.

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 12 May 2021

Management of Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients Undergoing Invasive Procedures

From the Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (T.H.B., P.S.K.), Cardiovascular Diseases (R.D.M.), and Hematology (R.D.M.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Address ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 13 May 2021

Erlanger’s Dr. Laxmi Parsa Becomes Only Board-Certified Transplant Hepatologist In The Region

Dr. Laxmi Parsa, board-certified gastroenterologist with Erlanger Gastroenterology, has earned a second board-certification in the area of transplant hepatology. Dr. Parsa is the only board ...

Published: 11 May 2021

Global Roundup: Genfit Launches NASH Diagnostic Kit

Data supporting this claim was published in The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Sobi – Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB and the Hellenic Institute for the Study of Sepsis today announced positive top line results from the SAVE-MORE study that ...

Source: PharmaLive
Published: 06 May 2021

Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition

The UAB Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Children's of Alabama provides comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluation and management of all pediatric gastrointestinal, liver and nutritional problems. These may include such ...

Source: Kaleido Scope
Published: 31 Jul 2020

Current Trends in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

The content will be offered by both physicians and nurses presenting as teams and is directed toward health care providers seeking to remain updated on best practice in the field of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. Presentations and interactive ...

Published: 16 Dec 2020

Acute Pancreatitis

This review summarizes recent changes in the management of acute pancreatitis, encompassing fluid resuscitation, antibiotic use, nutritional support, and treatment of necrosis, and also addresses ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 16 Aug 2020

Advances in Small Animal Hepatology - The WSAVA International Award for Scientific Achievement

Prior to 1970, there was very little known about canine and feline liver disease, and what was known consisted of descriptions of histopathology such as hepatitis or cirrhosis. It was in the mid-1970s that a Bedlington terrier breeder in the US observed ...

Source: VIN
Published: 16 Aug 2020

Saurabh Sethi, M.D., MPH

Dr. Saurabh Sethi is a board-certified internal medicine physician specializing in gastroenterology, hepatology, and advanced interventional endoscopy. In 2014, Dr. Sethi completed his ...

Source: Healthline
Published: 23 Oct 2020

Principles and Practice of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

1. Review the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and related organs. 2. Critically assess and evaluate the underpinning evidence relating to the management of gastroenterology and liver disease 3. Critically review the impact of ...

Published: 30 Jul 2019

What Are Low-Carb, High-Fat Diets? Are They Healthy?

Doerfler, a clinical research dietitian in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. She works in her division's Digestive Health Center. While there are ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 17 Sep 2019

Advanced Principles and Practice of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This module explores specialist knowledge, practice and attitudes that underpin enhancing gastroenterology and liver disease by promoting assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation resulting in the enhancement of health care. 1. Review the anatomy ...

Published: 09 Nov 2019

Cannabinoids orchestrate cross-talk between cancer cells and endothelial cells in colorectal cancer

However, less is known about its direct effects on tumor cells and the tumor microenvironment. In this study, RNA-sequencing datasets in the NCBI GEO repository were first analyzed; upregulation of cannabinoid receptors was observed in both primary and metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) tumor tissues.

Source: Nature
Published: 18 May 2021

Doctors warn of late diagnoses as cancer screening backlog grows

Patients may need extra encouragement to attend routine cancer screening appointments, say cancer experts across Canada.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 May 2021