Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research

Frequency: Bimonthly; ISSN- online 2224-6509; The first issue: February, 2012; Full Open Access; Publishing fee

SCOPE: JGHR publish high-quality original articles, reviews, and commentaries in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, gastrointestinal molecular biology, gastrointestinal immunology, gastrointestinal microbiology, gastrointestinal genetics, gastrointestinal translational medicine, gastrointestinal diagnostics, and gastrointestinal therapeutics, gastrointestinal endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, gastrointestinal oncology, gastrointestinal radiation oncology, gastrointestinal imaging, gastrointestinal interventional therapy, gastrointestinal infectious diseases, gastrointestinal pharmacology, gastrointestinal pathophysiology, gastrointestinal pathology, evidence-based medicine in gastroenterology, pancreatology, gastrointestinal laboratory medicine.

MISSION: The mission of the journal is the rapid exchange of scientific information between clinicians and scientists worldwide, seeks to publish papers reporting original clinical and scientific research which are of a high standard and which contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology.

Indexing/abstracting: Elsevier, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Digital Object Identifier (DOI), and Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI),, Open Access Library (USA), InfoBase Index. All papers published in our journal can be searched in Google, Google Scholar.

Editor In Chief
Honghong (Helen) Zhu,
M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S., M.Sc.
Director, Preventive Medicine Institute, USA. More
Editor In Chief
Akira Yagi Ph.D., Emeritus Professor, Fukuyama University, Hiroshima, Japan More
  • Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Proclaimed nobody less than Hippocrates, the Ancient Greek philosopher and doctor about 460 B.C. And indeed, the daily food intake is the most important exchange of our organism with the environment. Today, we know that the choice of comestible goods is an important contributor to our well-being and that the targeted use of specific nutrients and other bioactive molecules (e.g. secondary plant products) significantly helps in the regulation of metabolic processes in a variety of situations of particular requirements. However, next to a health protective diet, identifying the chemical compounds of a healthy natural food product allows us to characterize those compounds that are potential candidates for a new drugMore

Vol 10, No 6 (2021)

Table of Contents


Exploratory Approaches on Butyrate as an Alternative Savior for COVID-19 Severity PDF HTML
Akira Yagi, Byung P. Yu 3604-3607


The Role of Aloe vera gel and Butyrate Fermented to Cell Apoptosis and Angiogenesis; Case Reports: Wound Healing of a Scar of the Scald and Hair Growth PDF HTML
Akira Yagi, M Hasegawa, K Siba 3608-3612

Original Article

Long-term changes in body composition after direct-acting antiviral therapy in patients with hepatitis C PDF HTML
Koichi Honda, Mizuki Endo, Mie Arakawa, Tomoko Saito, Tomoko Tokumaru, Masao Iwao, Masanori Tokoro, Yoshito Inobe, Junya Oribe, Masataka Seike, Kazuaki Chayama, Kazunari Murakami 3613-3618
Clinical Value of Serum Glypican-3 in Children With Biliary Atresia PDF HTML
Ola Galal Ali Behairy, Amira Mohamed Nour Eldein Abdelrahman, Shorouk Zaky Abdelaziz Abdelshafy, Asmaa Ali Mahrous 3619-3624
Liver Fibrosis Regression on Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Elastography after Successful Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy: 1-Year Follow-Up. PDF HTML
Ahmed Zeid, Mohamed El-Shafei, Mohamed Bakosh, Assem El-Shendidi 3625-3634
Tnfα Expression by Myeloid Cells in Ascites Regulate Colorectal Cancer PDF HTML
Yuki Tsuchiya, Shinya Munakata, Haruna Ishihara, Kumpei Honjo, Kiichi Sugimoto, Kazuhiro Sakamoto 3635-3640

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ISSN: 2224-6509