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Modest Alcohol Consumption May Reduce Mortality in NAFLD

according to a study recently published in Hepatology. Kaveh Hajifathalian, MD, MPH, from New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, and colleagues obtained data on National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey participants from 1988 to 2010 and ...

Source: Clinical Advisor
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Liver Transplant, Weight-Loss Surgery Combination Benefits Obese Patients In Long Term

The findings were recently published in Hepatology. "This study shows that the combined approach of liver transplantation and weight-loss surgery is safe and effective over the long term," says senior author Julie K. Heimbach, MD, a transplant surgeon and ...

Source: ecnmag
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Study: Alcohol consumption linked to all-cause mortality in NAFLD

A study in Hepatology showed an association between consuming 0.5 to 1.5 alcoholic drinks daily and a reduced risk of overall mortality among patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, compared with those who did not drink. The findings, based on ...

Source: SmartBrief
Published: 16 Oct 2018

8 HMS Faculty Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Richard Blumberg , HMS professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy at Brigham and Women's Hospital, was recognized for multiple seminal, paradigm-changing contributions to our understanding of mucosal ...

Source: Harvard Medical School
Published: 16 Oct 2018

American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 5-10

The conference featured presentations focusing on clinical updates in gastroenterology and hepatology as well as the latest advances in digestive health and gastrointestinal disorders. In one study, Tarek Alansari, M.D., from Metropolitan Hospital in ...

Source: Doctors Lounge
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Albireo Announces Research on Cholestatic Liver Diseases to be Presented at Major North American Liver Meetings

Findings from two studies on cholestatic liver diseases will be presented during poster sessions at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Cancer suppression breakthrough discovered at The Hormel Institute

The research by Dr. Sergio Gradilone and team in the Cancer Cell Biology and Translational Research lab at the institute was published in the high impact journal Hepatology. Gradilone led the research team that included Drs. Adrian P. Mansini, Estanislao ...

Source: Austin Daily Herald
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Morgan named director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

A global expert in the epidemiology and prevention of gastric cancer will lead the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Douglas Morgan, M.D., will begin serving as the director of the division Oct. 1. Morgan has been on faculty at Vanderbilt ...

Source: UAB
Published: 28 Sep 2018

13th International Conference on Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

13th International Conference on Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Gastroenterology is the study of normal functioning, diagnosis and treatment of stomach and intestinal disorders. The digestive track that starts from the mouth and runs up to the ...

Source: PharmiWeb
Published: 11 Apr 2018

Journal of Hepatology cited over 37,000 times in 2017

GENEVA, Switzerland 02 July 2018 - Last week Clarivate Analytics released the 2018 update of its Journal Citation Reports©, including the much anticipated 2017 impact factor. The Journal of Hepatology achieved exceptional results with a 2017 impact factor ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 02 Jul 2018

Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology is a peer-reviewed journal for gastroenterologists, hepatologists and affiliated health-care professionals. The journal delivers timely interpretations of key developments in gastroenterology, hepatology and ...

Source: Nature
Published: 29 Jun 2018

Novel hepatology rotation ups knowledge of liver disease

(HealthDay)—A novel non-elective inpatient hepatology rotation increases knowledge of chronic liver disease (CLD) among internal medicine (IM) residents, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in Hepatology. Adam E. Mikolajczyk, M.D., from the ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 06 Sep 2016

Former PGI director and head of department for Hepatology, retires

Dr Yogesh K Chawla, former PGI director and head of department of hepatology, has retired after working for more than 34 years at the health hub. A PGI statement said Chawla attained superannuation on Saturday. “He developed the specialty of Hepatology ...

Source: The Indian Express
Published: 30 Sep 2017

University of Minnesota Health - Hepatology (Liver) Clinic

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Source: mspmag
Published: 17 Oct 2016

7 recent reports on NALFD risk factors, intervention

according to data published in Journal of Hepatology. “Lifestyle intervention is central in the management of NAFLD,” Vincent Wai-Sun Wong, MD, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and colleagues wrote. “A number of diets including low ...

Source: Healio
Published: 15 Oct 2018

How the Small Intestine Works

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at NYU Langone Health suggests that in addition to taking preventative measures, it's also important to get screened for gastrointestinal abnormalities regularly, especially if there is a family history of ...

Source: Live Science
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Savonix and Tucker Medical Announce Partnership to Establish Digital Cognitive Assessment as Standard Routine Care in Singapore

Founded in 2011, Tucker Medical now offers integrated care in oncology, gastroenterology, hepatology, family medicine, nutrition, and mental health services in Singapore and to patients across Southeast Asia. To learn more about Tucker Medical, visit ...

Source: The Bakersfield Californian
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Anti-VEGF Therapy in Metastatic HCC

I think this is why there’s actually biologic plausibility for why AFP may be a marker here. At least from a hepatology standpoint, AFP has traditionally been used more often as a screening marker, or surveillance marker. We use it in combination with ...

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Poxel Announces Third Quarter and Nine Months 2018 Financial Update

(Euronext: POXEL, 1. Source: Smith B. K et al., (2016) Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 311, E730 – E740 2. Cusi, et al., Ann Intern Med. 2016, 165(5), 305-315) 3. J Hepatol. 2016, 64(6),1388-402; Hepatology 2018, 67, 328-357

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Loyola Hepatology comes to Moline

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Loyola University Health System (LUHS) has expanded its hepatology services with physicians now available at the new Loyola Hepatology Clinic in Moline. Scott Cotler, MD, professor of Medicine and division director of Hepatology, now sees ...

Source: The Dispatch / The Rock Island Argus
Published: 11 Oct 2012

Novartis 5-year data in psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis reinforces Cosentyx® leadership in spondyloarthritis

"Five-year data is often seen as a benchmark for proving long-term efficacy and safety," said Eric Hughes, Global Development Unit Head, Immunology, Hepatology and Dermatology. "By adding five ...

Source: IT Business Net
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Rush reports 95% 1-year survival rate for liver transplant patients

it shows that Rush is one of the best in the nation," Nancy Reau, MD, chief of hepatology at Rush and associate director of the Rush Solid Organ Transplant Program, said in the press release.

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Loyola expands hepatology services to Rockford

ROCKFORD — Loyola University Health System expanded hepatology services to the new Loyola Hepatology Clinic in Rockford. Scott Cotler, MD, a professor of medicine and division director of hepatology, now sees patients at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center ...

Source: Rockford Register Star
Published: 01 Nov 2012

Joint education standards help GI, hepatology programs meet accreditation requirements

A team of representatives from five gastroenterology and hepatology societies have created a toolbox designed to help gastroenterology training directors meet the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Internal Medicine Subspecialty ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 30 Jun 2014

Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Enteric glia encompass a diverse range of glial cells that populate the gastrointestinal tract. In this Review, Gulbransen & Sharkey provide a timely update on the different types of enteric glia and their role in normal and abnormal gut function.

Source: Nature
Published: 01 Oct 2012

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has a long tradition of major contributions in basic research, a new commitment to clinical and outcomes research, a track record of training fellows for academic careers, and a longitudinal commitment to ...

Published: 05 Feb 2010

Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Dr. Sharma: Mailstop 1023, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160. This year's update in gastroenterology and hepatology reviews a range of important findings published in 2009, including a comparison of medical and surgical treatments for ...

Published: 06 Jul 2010

Cannabis use improves retention and virological outcomes in patients treated for hepatitis C

Objectives Despite the widespread use of polypharmacy, the management of hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment-related side-effects is often incomplete, and many patients turn to cannabis for symptom relief. Unfortunately, there are few data about cannabis use ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 27 Sep 2005