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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.
No specific COVID-19-linked lesions found despite extensive organ injury

No specific COVID-19-linked lesions found despite extensive organ injury

Researchers identify risk factors for fatty liver disease

Researchers identify risk factors for fatty liver disease

Promising researchers to receive funding through AGA Research Foundation Awards Program

Promising researchers to receive funding through AGA Research Foundation Awards Program

A key player in hepatitis A virus infection discovered

A key player in hepatitis A virus infection discovered

Montefiore and Einstein evaluate a new drug combination to fight COVID-19

Montefiore and Einstein evaluate a new drug combination to fight COVID-19

Researchers find a 'skinny' gene

Researchers find a 'skinny' gene

Study reveals mechanism involved in the development of diabetes, fatty liver

Study reveals mechanism involved in the development of diabetes, fatty liver

Environmental chemicals linked to changes in the gut microbiome and health

Environmental chemicals linked to changes in the gut microbiome and health

Study focuses on COVID-19 patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases

Study focuses on COVID-19 patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases

Diagnosis and treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Diagnosis and treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

MGH researchers identify potential molecular targets for ALD drug development

MGH researchers identify potential molecular targets for ALD drug development

DZD researchers discover additional genetic cause for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

DZD researchers discover additional genetic cause for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

ACTG initiates clinical trial to evaluate treatment for COVID-19

ACTG initiates clinical trial to evaluate treatment for COVID-19

A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Study uncovers how the body synthesizes triglycerides

Study uncovers how the body synthesizes triglycerides

Study shows why older individuals are vulnerable to COVID-19

Study shows why older individuals are vulnerable to COVID-19

New drugs developed for treating polycystic hepatorenal diseases

New drugs developed for treating polycystic hepatorenal diseases

Predicting the dose for repurposing nitazoxanide in COVID-19

Predicting the dose for repurposing nitazoxanide in COVID-19

British Liver Trust urges people to drink responsibly during COVID-19 pandemic

British Liver Trust urges people to drink responsibly during COVID-19 pandemic

Different types of white fat may play distinct roles in metabolic diseases

Different types of white fat may play distinct roles in metabolic diseases