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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 researchers explore how fetal exposure to inflammation can alter immunity in newborns

SLU researchers explore how fetal exposure to inflammation can alter immunity in newborns

Lower BMI before obesity surgery predicts greater post-operative weight loss, study finds

Lower BMI before obesity surgery predicts greater post-operative weight loss, study finds

CZI announces funding for open-source software efforts to improve image analysis in biomedicine

CZI announces funding for open-source software efforts to improve image analysis in biomedicine

Elevated hormone flags liver disease in mice with serious genomic disorder

Elevated hormone flags liver disease in mice with serious genomic disorder

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Genetic relic of the 'Black Death' may provide clues for treating fatal liver scarring

Genetic relic of the 'Black Death' may provide clues for treating fatal liver scarring

Higher rates of alcohol use found among Hispanic Americans who are more 'Americanized'

Higher rates of alcohol use found among Hispanic Americans who are more 'Americanized'

Using Pre-Clinical Imaging to Detect Cancer

Using Pre-Clinical Imaging to Detect Cancer

People from cold regions tend to drink more finds study

People from cold regions tend to drink more finds study

Routine HCV testing in correctional facilities can best identify and treat disease, say researchers

Routine HCV testing in correctional facilities can best identify and treat disease, say researchers

Infant gut microbes altered by mother's obesity may increase risk for future disease

Infant gut microbes altered by mother's obesity may increase risk for future disease

Researchers find metabolite shuttle between cells in the liver that may combat tissue fibrosis

Researchers find metabolite shuttle between cells in the liver that may combat tissue fibrosis

Study identifies factors tied to greater risk of advanced liver disease in cystic fibrosis patients

Study identifies factors tied to greater risk of advanced liver disease in cystic fibrosis patients

Researchers identify epigenetic changes that increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Researchers identify epigenetic changes that increase risk of type 2 diabetes

GW study examines impact of nervous system on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

GW study examines impact of nervous system on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Circadian clock could play key role in the fight against liver cancer

Circadian clock could play key role in the fight against liver cancer

Regenerative medicine scientist receives $1.3 million to study stem cell therapy for liver failure

Regenerative medicine scientist receives $1.3 million to study stem cell therapy for liver failure

Study identifies novel missense mutation affecting YARS causes multisystem disease

Study identifies novel missense mutation affecting YARS causes multisystem disease

Phase III CLL14 study evaluating Venclexta plus Gazyva to treat CLL meets its primary endpoint

Phase III CLL14 study evaluating Venclexta plus Gazyva to treat CLL meets its primary endpoint

New ultrasound technique shows great promise in detecting breast cancer

New ultrasound technique shows great promise in detecting breast cancer