Hepatology is the branch of medicine that includes the study of liver, gall bladder, pancreases. It was the subject of gastroenterology. It also includes the study of the liver related disease like viral hepatitis. This can be due to the infection with hepatitis b or hepatitis c virus. With help of vaccination this can be prevented. Cirrhosis is one of the major problem related to liver in which liver tissue is replaced by scar tissue.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity.
Last date updated on September, 2014