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The liver is one of the largest solid organs of the body. It is located in the upper right part of the abdomen. Most of the organ lies under cover of the rib cage.
New drug offers renewed hope to patients with hepatitis C

New drug offers renewed hope to patients with hepatitis C

Endoplasmic reticulum stress in the brain may cause non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Endoplasmic reticulum stress in the brain may cause non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Medical methods in the life of Shakespeare’s son-in-law

Medical methods in the life of Shakespeare’s son-in-law

Researchers link intestinal fungi to increased risk of death in patients with alcoholic liver disease

Researchers link intestinal fungi to increased risk of death in patients with alcoholic liver disease

New findings could lead to first broadly effective ebolavirus therapies and vaccines

New findings could lead to first broadly effective ebolavirus therapies and vaccines

Seventh Wave announces collaboration with Yecuris to study new liver disease therapies

Seventh Wave announces collaboration with Yecuris to study new liver disease therapies

Researchers identify key inflammatory cells involved in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers identify key inflammatory cells involved in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

New study uncovers medical diagnoses that may elevate person's risk of developing AKI

New study uncovers medical diagnoses that may elevate person's risk of developing AKI

MAGNET study: MRE can be accurate, non-invasive tool to detect liver fibrosis in children

MAGNET study: MRE can be accurate, non-invasive tool to detect liver fibrosis in children

Breast cancer drug offers protection against obesity-related metabolic disorders

Breast cancer drug offers protection against obesity-related metabolic disorders

New method helps visualize, measure real-time lipid metabolism in living fish

New method helps visualize, measure real-time lipid metabolism in living fish

Specific genotype may predict recovery in patients with advanced cirrhosis after hepatitis c treatment

Specific genotype may predict recovery in patients with advanced cirrhosis after hepatitis c treatment

Researchers uncover new mechanism that explains cause of portal hypertension

Researchers uncover new mechanism that explains cause of portal hypertension

Discovery of protein that causes liver disease brings hope for new treatments

Discovery of protein that causes liver disease brings hope for new treatments

Study sets stage for potential stool-based test to detect advanced liver fibrosis

Study sets stage for potential stool-based test to detect advanced liver fibrosis

Obesity amplifies effects of three risk alleles linked to NAFLD

Obesity amplifies effects of three risk alleles linked to NAFLD

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Enzyme treatment may prevent or reduce liver damage caused by excess alcohol consumption

Enzyme treatment may prevent or reduce liver damage caused by excess alcohol consumption

High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

Sunflower seeds contaminated by toxic molds pose increased health risks

Sunflower seeds contaminated by toxic molds pose increased health risks