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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 apply a novel technique to improve understanding of liver disease, immune activation

Researchers apply a novel technique to improve understanding of liver disease, immune activation

Researchers discover novel protocol to detect lipid production in microalgae

Researchers discover novel protocol to detect lipid production in microalgae

Start-up receives NIH grant to accelerate development of contrast agent to detect liver fibrosis

Start-up receives NIH grant to accelerate development of contrast agent to detect liver fibrosis

Even mild fatty liver disease associated with higher risk of all-cause mortality

Even mild fatty liver disease associated with higher risk of all-cause mortality

Analysis of existing comorbidities and COVID-19 mortality

Analysis of existing comorbidities and COVID-19 mortality

Certain pre-existing conditions may highly increase a patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Certain pre-existing conditions may highly increase a patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Pre-existing conditions can increase patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Pre-existing conditions can increase patient's risk of dying from COVID-19

Researchers create p16-Cre ERT2 -tdTomato mouse model to characterize in vivo senescent cells

Researchers create p16-Cre ERT2 -tdTomato mouse model to characterize in vivo senescent cells

Maternal sugary beverage intake during breastfeeding impacts cognitive development in children

Maternal sugary beverage intake during breastfeeding impacts cognitive development in children

NIH awards $13.8 million to conduct studies on pre-dementia and Alzheimer's disease

NIH awards $13.8 million to conduct studies on pre-dementia and Alzheimer's disease

NIH awards grants for using bioengineered models to improve clinical trial design

NIH awards grants for using bioengineered models to improve clinical trial design

Risk factors for mortality among hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Risk factors for mortality among hospitalized patients with COVID-19

University of Minnesota receives funding to initiate research on diabetes drug as a COVID-19 treatment

University of Minnesota receives funding to initiate research on diabetes drug as a COVID-19 treatment

Gruthan Bioscience to develop new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs

Gruthan Bioscience to develop new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs

Owlstone Medical releases positive study results on use of breath biopsy for better liver disease diagnosis

Owlstone Medical releases positive study results on use of breath biopsy for better liver disease diagnosis

Research consortium receives $111 million NCI grant to prevent, treat HIV-related cancers

Research consortium receives $111 million NCI grant to prevent, treat HIV-related cancers

Middle-aged people report more pain than older Americans, study finds

Middle-aged people report more pain than older Americans, study finds

Study detects key differences in immune responses of adults and children with COVID-19

Study detects key differences in immune responses of adults and children with COVID-19

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

CNIC researchers uncover a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity

Study provides valuable insights on effects of APOE gene on health and disease

Study provides valuable insights on effects of APOE gene on health and disease