The latest medical research on Gastroenterology

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Prevalence of NAFLD in China: What Did We Learn From the Recent Meta-Analysis?


We would like to congratulate Zhou et al for performing the largest meta-analysis to date on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in China. How...

Steap3 deficiency in hepatocytes protects the liver against ischemia/reperfusion injury by suppressing TAK1.


Hepatic ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury remains a major challenge affecting the morbidity and mortality of liver transplantation (LTx). Effective...

Hepatitis C virus mediated inhibition of miR-181c activates ATM signaling and promotes hepatocyte growth.


Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection promotes hepatocyte growth and progress to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We previously observed that HCV infect...

Nuclear Sensor IFI16 Inhibits the Function of HBV cccDNA by Integrating Innate Immune Activation and Epigenetic Suppression.


Nuclear-located covalently closed circular DNA (cccDNA) of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a determining factor for HBV persistence and the key obstacle...

Author Correction: Probiotics and prebiotics in intestinal health and disease: from biology to the clinic.

Nat Rev Gastroenterol

An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via a link at the top of the paper.

Exogenous PP2A inhibitor exacerbates progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease via NOX2 dependent activation of miR21.

Am J Physiol

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)is an emerging global pandemic.. Though significant progress has been made in unraveling the pathophysiolog...

Slug and Snail have differential effects in directing colonic epithelial wound healing and partially mediate the restitutive effects of butyrate.

Am J Physiol

Restitution of wounds in colonic epithelium is essential in the maintenance of health. Microbial products such as the short-chain fatty acid butyra...

NAFLD in children: new genes, new diagnostic modalities and new drugs.

Nat Rev Gastroenterol

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has rapidly become the most common form of chronic liver disease in children and adolescents. Over the pas...

The role of telomeres and telomerase in cirrhosis and liver cancer.

Nat Rev Gastroenterol

Telomerase is a key enzyme for cell survival that prevents telomere shortening and the subsequent cellular senescence that is observed after many r...

Role of estrogen and stress on the brain-gut axis.

Am J Physiol

Symptoms of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID), including fullness, bloating, abdominal pain, and altered gastrointestinal (GI) motility,...

Temporal induction of intestinal epithelial hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-2α is sufficient to drive colitis.

Am J Physiol

Hypoxia is a notable feature of inflammatory bowel disease and chronic induction of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-1a and HIF-2a (Endothelial PAS D...

An aging population of chronic hepatitis B with increasing co-morbidities - a territory-wide study from 2000 to 2017.


Patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) are aging because of improved survival under better healthcare. This has an important implication on the ch...