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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.
Elevated acetate levels reprogram gut microbiota during alcohol intake

Elevated acetate levels reprogram gut microbiota during alcohol intake

What is the association between polyfluoroalkyl substance exposure and risk of non-viral hepatocellular carcinoma?

What is the association between polyfluoroalkyl substance exposure and risk of non-viral hepatocellular carcinoma?

New CDC Vital Signs report: Few people diagnosed with hepatitis C receive timely treatment

New CDC Vital Signs report: Few people diagnosed with hepatitis C receive timely treatment

New CDC Vital Signs report: Less than a third of people diagnosed with hepatitis C get timely treatment

New CDC Vital Signs report: Less than a third of people diagnosed with hepatitis C get timely treatment

Exposure to a synthetic “forever chemical” linked to non-viral hepatocellular carcinoma

Exposure to a synthetic “forever chemical” linked to non-viral hepatocellular carcinoma

Grape consumption alters gene expression in the brain and has positive effects on behavior and cognition

Grape consumption alters gene expression in the brain and has positive effects on behavior and cognition

Vitamin B12, folic acid supplements could potentially halt or reverse advanced form of fatty liver disease

Vitamin B12, folic acid supplements could potentially halt or reverse advanced form of fatty liver disease

Using native microbes as chassis for transgene delivery in live bacterial therapeutics

Using native microbes as chassis for transgene delivery in live bacterial therapeutics

Mice study reveals hepatic consequences of exposure to endocrine disrupting chemical mixtures

Mice study reveals hepatic consequences of exposure to endocrine disrupting chemical mixtures

Turning to Organ-on-a-Chip Studies for the Future of Drug Discovery

Turning to Organ-on-a-Chip Studies for the Future of Drug Discovery

New national guidelines focus on preventing unhealthy weight gain in middle-aged women

New national guidelines focus on preventing unhealthy weight gain in middle-aged women

Gene mutation responsible for hereditary hemochromatosis may be a risk factor for movement disorders

Gene mutation responsible for hereditary hemochromatosis may be a risk factor for movement disorders

Nutritive intervention could be an effective treatment method in maintaining human health

Nutritive intervention could be an effective treatment method in maintaining human health

People with unhealthy sleep behaviors could develop fatty liver disease

People with unhealthy sleep behaviors could develop fatty liver disease

Years of life lost associated with leading causes of US death during the first 20 months of the COVID-19 pandemic

Years of life lost associated with leading causes of US death during the first 20 months of the COVID-19 pandemic

Lactating mice expose their feeding pups to triclosan resulting in early signs of liver damage

Lactating mice expose their feeding pups to triclosan resulting in early signs of liver damage

SLU and industry partners report the first effective drug to treat rare, genetic liver disease

SLU and industry partners report the first effective drug to treat rare, genetic liver disease

Genes underlying cigarette smoking linked to the perception of pain and response to food

Genes underlying cigarette smoking linked to the perception of pain and response to food

New mouse model faithfully mimics brain damage caused by severe Rift Valley Fever virus infection

New mouse model faithfully mimics brain damage caused by severe Rift Valley Fever virus infection

New liquid biopsy test found to be highly accurate, sensitive for both NASH and liver fibrosis

New liquid biopsy test found to be highly accurate, sensitive for both NASH and liver fibrosis