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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.
Metabolome tests could be new way to measure obesity and health

Metabolome tests could be new way to measure obesity and health

Low levels of cellular copper may make fat cells fatter

Low levels of cellular copper may make fat cells fatter

Carnegie scientist awarded NIH grant to identify novel medicines for cardiovascular disease

Carnegie scientist awarded NIH grant to identify novel medicines for cardiovascular disease

King's College researchers awarded £2.3 million for new trial to treat liver disease

King's College researchers awarded £2.3 million for new trial to treat liver disease

Researchers use CRISPR-Cas9 to prevent congenital disease in utero

Researchers use CRISPR-Cas9 to prevent congenital disease in utero

Study shows possibility of using PET imaging to manage chronic liver diseases

Study shows possibility of using PET imaging to manage chronic liver diseases

Wits doctors transplant liver from HIV positive mother to her child with end-stage liver disease

Wits doctors transplant liver from HIV positive mother to her child with end-stage liver disease

Alnylam submits CTA application to MHRA to initiate Phase 1/2 study of ALN-AAT02

Alnylam submits CTA application to MHRA to initiate Phase 1/2 study of ALN-AAT02

Study examines link between alcohol consumption and death risk in patients with NAFLD

Study examines link between alcohol consumption and death risk in patients with NAFLD

Liver transplant and weight-loss surgery combination offers long-term benefits to obese patients

Liver transplant and weight-loss surgery combination offers long-term benefits to obese patients

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 ECHELON-2 clinical trial evaluating ADCETRIS plus CHP meets primary endpoint

ADCETRIS drug receives approval in Japan as frontline treatment option for Hodgkin lymphoma

ADCETRIS drug receives approval in Japan as frontline treatment option for Hodgkin lymphoma

CHMP provides positive opinion to Cabometyx for previously-treated patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

CHMP provides positive opinion to Cabometyx for previously-treated patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Novel method achieves accurate and precise temperature estimation in fat-containing tissues

Novel method achieves accurate and precise temperature estimation in fat-containing tissues

New studies examine links between fatty liver disease and mitochondrial dysfunction

New studies examine links between fatty liver disease and mitochondrial dysfunction

Caspase-2 enzyme inhibitor could provide effective way to stop aggressive fatty liver disease

Caspase-2 enzyme inhibitor could provide effective way to stop aggressive fatty liver disease

New test to predict advanced fibrosis in people with NAFLD

New test to predict advanced fibrosis in people with NAFLD

Survey: Psoriasis patients expect treatment to go beyond just clear skin and safety

Survey: Psoriasis patients expect treatment to go beyond just clear skin and safety

Blocking RNA-silencing protein in the liver prevents obesity and diabetes in mice

Blocking RNA-silencing protein in the liver prevents obesity and diabetes in mice

Study: Health and longevity improves with increased fasting time

Study: Health and longevity improves with increased fasting time