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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.
Study: Liver inflammation increases cholesterol levels in people with diabetes

Study: Liver inflammation increases cholesterol levels in people with diabetes

Einstein researchers receive three NIH grants to protect against deadly viruses

Einstein researchers receive three NIH grants to protect against deadly viruses

Researchers identify gene that could play role in energy requirements of liver cancer cells

Researchers identify gene that could play role in energy requirements of liver cancer cells

Routinely used hospital tool can predict poor outcomes in liver transplant recipients

Routinely used hospital tool can predict poor outcomes in liver transplant recipients

CHLA researchers succeed in better defining rare pediatric malignant liver disease

CHLA researchers succeed in better defining rare pediatric malignant liver disease

Researchers receive $3.8 million NIH grant to study medical marijuana's impact on opioid use for pain

Researchers receive $3.8 million NIH grant to study medical marijuana's impact on opioid use for pain

Sugar reduction can lead to improvement in health of overweight children and adults

Sugar reduction can lead to improvement in health of overweight children and adults

Gadolinium-based MRI contrast agents deposit in the brain

Gadolinium-based MRI contrast agents deposit in the brain

Experimental drug protects mice from obesity-related liver disease

Experimental drug protects mice from obesity-related liver disease

FDA approves new treatment for all HCV genotypes 1-6

FDA approves new treatment for all HCV genotypes 1-6

AbbVie hosts roundtable meeting to agree priority actions needed to eliminate hepatitis C in London

AbbVie hosts roundtable meeting to agree priority actions needed to eliminate hepatitis C in London

U.S. FDA approves updated labeling for pan-genotypic single tablet regimen for HCV/HIV co-infected patients

U.S. FDA approves updated labeling for pan-genotypic single tablet regimen for HCV/HIV co-infected patients

Scientists notice shift in transmission mechanism of HEV infections

Scientists notice shift in transmission mechanism of HEV infections

Stem cells in the brain found to regulate aging

Stem cells in the brain found to regulate aging

Sugar addition in diet and its effect on appetite, fat breakdown and energy metabolism

Sugar addition in diet and its effect on appetite, fat breakdown and energy metabolism

Men with hepatitis B more likely to develop severe liver disease despite lifestyle choices

Men with hepatitis B more likely to develop severe liver disease despite lifestyle choices

Princeton scientists test cell-culture system to aid study of HBV infections

Princeton scientists test cell-culture system to aid study of HBV infections

Joint research initiative aims to employ novel lifestyle intervention to treat NAFLD

Joint research initiative aims to employ novel lifestyle intervention to treat NAFLD

Stem cell centers claim to offer effective heart failure therapy despite lack of FDA approval

Stem cell centers claim to offer effective heart failure therapy despite lack of FDA approval

SLUCare obstetricians examine novel device to treat postpartum hemorrhage

SLUCare obstetricians examine novel device to treat postpartum hemorrhage