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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.
Researchers design armored immune cells to attack recurring cancer in liver transplant patients

Researchers design armored immune cells to attack recurring cancer in liver transplant patients

Green Mediterranean diet reduces non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, show randomized trials

Green Mediterranean diet reduces non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, show randomized trials

Study: Sugar substitute doesn't lead to the development of diabetes in healthy adults

Study: Sugar substitute doesn't lead to the development of diabetes in healthy adults

Study highlights racial disparities in liver transplantation listing

Study highlights racial disparities in liver transplantation listing

‘Peer respites’ provide an alternative to psychiatric wards during pandemic

‘Peer respites’ provide an alternative to psychiatric wards during pandemic

Study: Frailty is a risk factor among women waiting for liver transplants

Study: Frailty is a risk factor among women waiting for liver transplants

Animal study suggests palmitoylation inhibitor reduces virulence of SARS-CoV-2

Animal study suggests palmitoylation inhibitor reduces virulence of SARS-CoV-2

A protein plays key role in the spread of stress signals among liver cells

A protein plays key role in the spread of stress signals among liver cells

Intensive childhood intervention program could help reduce 'deaths of despair'

Intensive childhood intervention program could help reduce 'deaths of despair'

Beta-blockers show anti-inflammatory effects in cirrhosis

Beta-blockers show anti-inflammatory effects in cirrhosis

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders linked to increased alcohol consumption

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders linked to increased alcohol consumption

Medical imaging startup gets FDA clearance for Liver Surface Nodularity software

Medical imaging startup gets FDA clearance for Liver Surface Nodularity software

Non-invasive MRI technology helps improve surgical decision-making in liver cancer care

Non-invasive MRI technology helps improve surgical decision-making in liver cancer care

Researchers uncover potential glycine-based treatment for NAFLD

Researchers uncover potential glycine-based treatment for NAFLD

Despite new CDC guidance, opioid prescription rates have not declined

Despite new CDC guidance, opioid prescription rates have not declined

NMR-based diagnostic tool could be used to detect fatty liver disease or liver fibrosis

NMR-based diagnostic tool could be used to detect fatty liver disease or liver fibrosis

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Systemic inflammation increases over various stages of liver cirrhosis, shows study

Systemic inflammation increases over various stages of liver cirrhosis, shows study

Regulation of fat production is abnormal in obesity, shows study

Regulation of fat production is abnormal in obesity, shows study

Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission

Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission