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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.
Scientists find lack of experimental evidence detailing biologic roles of leptin in metabolism

Scientists find lack of experimental evidence detailing biologic roles of leptin in metabolism

Pathogen linked to seafood poisoning disarms key host defense system by paralyzing cell's skeleton

Pathogen linked to seafood poisoning disarms key host defense system by paralyzing cell's skeleton

Excess male hormones in PCOS women contribute to metabolic complications, study shows

Excess male hormones in PCOS women contribute to metabolic complications, study shows

ISU entomologist urges summertime precautions against mosquitoes and ticks

ISU entomologist urges summertime precautions against mosquitoes and ticks

Popular prostate drug has negative impact on men's overall health, study suggests

Popular prostate drug has negative impact on men's overall health, study suggests

Researchers bioengineer human liver tissues that mimic natural development

Researchers bioengineer human liver tissues that mimic natural development

SLU scientists discover nuclear receptor that appears to play key role in muscle regeneration

SLU scientists discover nuclear receptor that appears to play key role in muscle regeneration

Monounsaturated fats promote fatty liver disease, study finds

Monounsaturated fats promote fatty liver disease, study finds

Study finds link between breastfeeding duration, maternal obesity and NAFLD in adolescents

Study finds link between breastfeeding duration, maternal obesity and NAFLD in adolescents

UNC researchers identify how class of antiviral drugs interacts with HCV

UNC researchers identify how class of antiviral drugs interacts with HCV

SLU scientist discovers cause and potential solution for cancer-related bone pain

SLU scientist discovers cause and potential solution for cancer-related bone pain

Natural sugar may trigger immune system to treat atherosclerosis, study finds

Natural sugar may trigger immune system to treat atherosclerosis, study finds

Drinking few cups of coffee or tea may protect against liver fibrosis, study finds

Drinking few cups of coffee or tea may protect against liver fibrosis, study finds

Patients who undergo Fontan surgery for congenital heart defect have liver fibrosis risk, study reveals

Patients who undergo Fontan surgery for congenital heart defect have liver fibrosis risk, study reveals

New drug offers hope to patients with hepatitis C

New drug offers 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