Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is the official medical journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. Its first issue was published in 1943. It is currently published by Elsevier. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2010 impact factor of 12.032, ranking it first out of 71 journals in the category "Gasteroenterology & Hepatology".

Publisher
Elsevier on behalf of the American Gastroenterological Association
Country
United States
History
1943–present
Impact factor
12.032 (2010)

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Medical research

Genetic imbalance in immune system linked to biliary tract cancer

Patients with biliary tract cancer have altered genetic architecture in some immune system receptors. This has been shown by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden in a new study published in the journal Gastroenterology. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists identify genes associated with biliary atresia survival

Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have identified an expression pattern of 14 genes at the time of diagnosis that predicts two year, transplant-free survival in children with biliary atresia—the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Many with nonceliac wheat sensitivity have autoimmune diseases

(HealthDay)—More patients with nonceliac wheat sensitivity (NCWS) and celiac disease (CD) than irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) develop autoimmune diseases (ADs), according to a study published in the September issue of Gastroenterology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Weight loss for a healthy liver

Weight loss through both lifestyle modification and bariatric surgery can significantly reduce features of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease characterized by fat in the liver, according to two new studies published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fatty liver disease and scarring have strong genetic component

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say that hepatic fibrosis, which involves scarring of the liver that can result in dysfunction and, in severe cases, cirrhosis and cancer, may be as ...

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