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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.
Einstein scientists share $9 million NIH grant for longevity research

Einstein scientists share $9 million NIH grant for longevity research

Study documents gene mutation as cause of cancer form in the liver

Study documents gene mutation as cause of cancer form in the liver

Common acid reflux drugs linked to progression of chronic liver disease

Common acid reflux drugs linked to progression of chronic liver disease

Five new ways individualized medicine has moved from research lab into clinical care

Five new ways individualized medicine has moved from research lab into clinical care

New treatment approach makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells

New treatment approach makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells

Antifungals and probiotics could play critical role in potential new therapeutic approaches for IBD

Antifungals and probiotics could play critical role in potential new therapeutic approaches for IBD

Consuming high amounts of sugar could increase heart disease risk in healthy people

Consuming high amounts of sugar could increase heart disease risk in healthy people

Fructose plays more damaging role than glucose in fatty liver disease, mice study shows

Fructose plays more damaging role than glucose in fatty liver disease, mice study shows

Hepatitis C drug’s lower cost paves way for Medicaid, prisons to expand treatment

Hepatitis C drug’s lower cost paves way for Medicaid, prisons to expand treatment

Statin use linked to reduced risk of S aureus bloodstream infection

Statin use linked to reduced risk of S aureus bloodstream infection

Penn researchers develop predictive model to help lung cancer patients avoid ED visits

Penn researchers develop predictive model to help lung cancer patients avoid ED visits

California scrambles to contain ‘unprecedented’ hepatitis A outbreaks

California scrambles to contain ‘unprecedented’ hepatitis A outbreaks

Injections of hunger hormone blocker can halt typical weight gain in mice

Injections of hunger hormone blocker can halt typical weight gain in mice

Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day linked to reduced mortality risk in HIV-HCV patients

Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day linked to reduced mortality risk in HIV-HCV patients

Diet plus alcohol may play key role in liver injury development

Diet plus alcohol may play key role in liver injury development

Legalizing mitochondrial donation can prevent children from inheriting life-threatening genetic disease

Legalizing mitochondrial donation can prevent children from inheriting life-threatening genetic disease

Alcohol use may induce changes to cholesterol-regulating gene

Alcohol use may induce changes to cholesterol-regulating gene

UofL gastroenterologist receives NIEHS award to explore effects of environmental chemicals on the liver

UofL gastroenterologist receives NIEHS award to explore effects of environmental chemicals on the liver

EHR-based prompt in primary care increases HCV screening rates among baby boomers

EHR-based prompt in primary care increases HCV screening rates among baby boomers

Intense sanitization effort as Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego claims 16 lives

Intense sanitization effort as Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego claims 16 lives