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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.
Good fitness linked to longer life without dementia

Good fitness linked to longer life without dementia

Study shows potential of phage therapy to treat alcoholic liver disease

Study shows potential of phage therapy to treat alcoholic liver disease

Researchers use phage therapy to successfully treat alcoholic liver disease

Researchers use phage therapy to successfully treat alcoholic liver disease

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Study finds lower levels of liver decompensation in pregnant women with cirrhosis

Study finds lower levels of liver decompensation in pregnant women with cirrhosis

HCC and cirrhosis-related deaths may be prevented by lifestyle modifications

HCC and cirrhosis-related deaths may be prevented by lifestyle modifications

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

Natural language processing helps evaluate electronic messages from ESLD patients

Natural language processing helps evaluate electronic messages from ESLD patients

Affordable Care Act reduced rate of uninsured patients with head and neck cancers

Affordable Care Act reduced rate of uninsured patients with head and neck cancers

Deaths from liver cancer increased 3-fold over 20 years in England

Deaths from liver cancer increased 3-fold over 20 years in England

Doctors report first death from fecal microbiota transplant

Doctors report first death from fecal microbiota transplant

Proton radiation therapy can help treat patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Proton radiation therapy can help treat patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

New contrast agent improves MRI diagnosis of early liver fibrosis

New contrast agent improves MRI diagnosis of early liver fibrosis

Studies support use of proton radiation therapy to treat patients with fatal type of liver cancer

Studies support use of proton radiation therapy to treat patients with fatal type of liver cancer

MRI contrast agent enables early detection of liver disease

MRI contrast agent enables early detection of liver disease

Cleveland Clinic successfully performs first laparoscopic living donor liver transplantation

Cleveland Clinic successfully performs first laparoscopic living donor liver transplantation