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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 scientists provide promising approach in designing new drugs for DMD

SLU scientists provide promising approach in designing new drugs for DMD

New mass-production platform overcomes barriers to bioengineering human liver tissues

New mass-production platform overcomes barriers to bioengineering human liver tissues

Moderate coffee consumption more likely to provide beneficial health outcomes

Moderate coffee consumption more likely to provide beneficial health outcomes

Metabolic factors in conjunction with alcohol consumption increase risk of severe liver disease

Metabolic factors in conjunction with alcohol consumption increase risk of severe liver disease

Liver disease in children with Alagille Syndrome caused by malformations of bile ducts

Liver disease in children with Alagille Syndrome caused by malformations of bile ducts

Pioneering research project aims to develop better diagnostic tests for NAFLD

Pioneering research project aims to develop better diagnostic tests for NAFLD

Synthetic double-stranded RNA may have potential for use as vaccine to prevent liver cancer

Synthetic double-stranded RNA may have potential for use as vaccine to prevent liver cancer

Study shows link between psoriasis severity and greater risk of type 2 diabetes

Study shows link between psoriasis severity and greater risk of type 2 diabetes

Vaccine shortage complicates efforts to quell hepatitis A outbreaks

Vaccine shortage complicates efforts to quell hepatitis A outbreaks

Smoking and alcohol consumption in OECD countries – country breakdown

Smoking and alcohol consumption in OECD countries – country breakdown

Chronic liver inflammation promotes cancer by suppressing immunosurveillance, study finds

Chronic liver inflammation promotes cancer by suppressing immunosurveillance, study finds

SLU researcher reports success in identifying new drug targets for muscular dystrophy

SLU researcher reports success in identifying new drug targets for muscular dystrophy

Australia’s annual report on STIs shows increasing rates of gonorrhea and syphilis

Australia’s annual report on STIs shows increasing rates of gonorrhea and syphilis

Fat hormone associated with NASH may be effective target for therapeutic intervention

Fat hormone associated with NASH may be effective target for therapeutic intervention

NIH awards grant to test whether anti-inflammatory diet can reduce Alzheimer's disease risk

NIH awards grant to test whether anti-inflammatory diet can reduce Alzheimer's disease risk

Gonorrhea and syphilis cases rise in Australia

Gonorrhea and syphilis cases rise in Australia

Gut bacteria composition could predict toxicity of chemotherapy drugs in cancer patients

Gut bacteria composition could predict toxicity of chemotherapy drugs in cancer patients

Canadian and Israeli researchers join forces for new research program

Canadian and Israeli researchers join forces for new research program

Human exposure to glyphosate has increased significantly over 23 years, research finds

Human exposure to glyphosate has increased significantly over 23 years, research finds

Direct‐acting antiviral therapy linked to 71% reduction in liver cancer risk

Direct‐acting antiviral therapy linked to 71% reduction in liver cancer risk