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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.
Researchers develop new, rapid blood test to detect liver damage

Researchers develop new, rapid blood test to detect liver damage

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

Scientists develop lab-based system to study mechanisms of common liver disease

Scientists develop lab-based system to study mechanisms of common liver disease

Specific patterns of fat distribution linked to metabolic disease, shows study

Specific patterns of fat distribution linked to metabolic disease, shows study

Study: Medical centers more willing to perform lung transplants for severe alcoholic hepatitis patients

Study: Medical centers more willing to perform lung transplants for severe alcoholic hepatitis patients

FDA approves new drug to treat thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease

FDA approves new drug to treat thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease

Natural antioxidant bilirubin may provide cardiovascular benefits

Natural antioxidant bilirubin may provide cardiovascular benefits

Scientists examine vitamin D levels in children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Scientists examine vitamin D levels in children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Phase 1/2 study evaluates safety, tolerability of multiple-ascending doses of ARO-HBV in hepatitis B patients

Phase 1/2 study evaluates safety, tolerability of multiple-ascending doses of ARO-HBV in hepatitis B patients

FDA authorizes marketing of Hemospray device for treating GI bleeding

FDA authorizes marketing of Hemospray device for treating GI bleeding

Key metabolites shed by gut bacteria can help protect from inflammation, study finds

Key metabolites shed by gut bacteria can help protect from inflammation, study finds

Research shows prevalence, health-care utilization, and costs of alcohol-related cirrhosis

Research shows prevalence, health-care utilization, and costs of alcohol-related cirrhosis

Study provides vital information to develop successful PI5P4K inhibitors for p53-mutant cancers

Study provides vital information to develop successful PI5P4K inhibitors for p53-mutant cancers

Scientists discover mechanism behind unusual form of tissue regeneration in the liver

Scientists discover mechanism behind unusual form of tissue regeneration in the liver

Study: HCV-exposed infants not adequately screened, despite increased prevalence

Study: HCV-exposed infants not adequately screened, despite increased prevalence

Study shows effectiveness of novel risk tool to predict readmission rates after TAVR

Study shows effectiveness of novel risk tool to predict readmission rates after TAVR

Study finds myeloma precursor disease in 9/11 firefighters

Study finds myeloma precursor disease in 9/11 firefighters

Girls with type 2 diabetes have high frequency of menstrual irregularities

Girls with type 2 diabetes have high frequency of menstrual irregularities

Study explains why intense exercise curbs appetite

Study explains why intense exercise curbs appetite

Preantral zinc deficiency may affect fertility months

Preantral zinc deficiency may affect fertility months