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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.
SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

Study links gastrointestinal disturbances of GWI with changes in intestinal microbiota

Study links gastrointestinal disturbances of GWI with changes in intestinal microbiota

Statin drugs may offer treatment option for chronic liver disease

Statin drugs may offer treatment option for chronic liver disease

World's first licence for mitochondrial donation IVF may enable women to have disease-free babies

World's first licence for mitochondrial donation IVF may enable women to have disease-free babies

Penn studies provide new understanding of lung cancer progression and prevention

Penn studies provide new understanding of lung cancer progression and prevention

Research shows pNaKtide can attenuate development of NAFLD and atherosclerosis

Research shows pNaKtide can attenuate development of NAFLD and atherosclerosis

SLU study findings suggest new method to suppress LDL cholesterol

SLU study findings suggest new method to suppress LDL cholesterol

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk

High level use of opioids may affect survival of liver transplant recipients, study finds

High level use of opioids may affect survival of liver transplant recipients, study finds

AGA creates Obesity Practice Guide for effective weight management in obese patients

AGA creates Obesity Practice Guide for effective weight management in obese patients

Researchers discover rare deafness-dystonia syndrome in a family in Pakistan

Researchers discover rare deafness-dystonia syndrome in a family in Pakistan

Scientists discover potent trigger of inflammatory disease

Scientists discover potent trigger of inflammatory disease

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions

Single high-fat meal can change energy metabolism of the liver, study finds

Single high-fat meal can change energy metabolism of the liver, study finds

Signals from fat cells may aid in diagnostics for metabolic conditions

Signals from fat cells may aid in diagnostics for metabolic conditions

Dietary fructose consumption may increase risk for NASH in children and adolescents

Dietary fructose consumption may increase risk for NASH in children and adolescents

Sickest children can successfully undergo liver transplantation with advances in critical care

Sickest children can successfully undergo liver transplantation with advances in critical care

Frequent soccer ball heading could be common cause of concussion symptoms, study suggests

Frequent soccer ball heading could be common cause of concussion symptoms, study suggests

SLU scientists receive $416,000 NIH grant to advance research on hepatitis B cure

SLU scientists receive $416,000 NIH grant to advance research on hepatitis B cure

Scientists generate new index to accurately predict presence of fatty liver disease

Scientists generate new index to accurately predict presence of fatty liver disease