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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 aim to better understand clinical features associated with COVID-19 mortality

Researchers aim to better understand clinical features associated with COVID-19 mortality

Probiotic L. acidophilus can effectively treat intestinal inflammation, research shows

Probiotic L. acidophilus can effectively treat intestinal inflammation, research shows

Topical drug regenerates, restores function of erectile nerves damaged by radical prostatectomy

Topical drug regenerates, restores function of erectile nerves damaged by radical prostatectomy

Cocoa consumption improves health of obese mice with liver disease

Cocoa consumption improves health of obese mice with liver disease

Mouse model closely replicates human NAFLD

Mouse model closely replicates human NAFLD

Expanding risk assessment parameters improves prediction of waitlist mortality for liver transplants

Expanding risk assessment parameters improves prediction of waitlist mortality for liver transplants

Exercise could be used to improve the oral environment in people with NAFLD

Exercise could be used to improve the oral environment in people with NAFLD

Researchers reveal the positive effects of exercise on the liver

Researchers reveal the positive effects of exercise on the liver

Toward a transformative therapy for sickle cell patients

Toward a transformative therapy for sickle cell patients

Devastating liver disease itching turns out to have a surprising cause

Devastating liver disease itching turns out to have a surprising cause

Research consortium identifies cell stress mechanisms for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Research consortium identifies cell stress mechanisms for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Restricting excessive consumption of added sugars may reduce NAFLD risk in children

Restricting excessive consumption of added sugars may reduce NAFLD risk in children

Bariatric surgery can reduce the risk of obesity-related cancers, study shows

Bariatric surgery can reduce the risk of obesity-related cancers, study shows

Near-infrared hyperspectral imaging technique can facilitate the diagnosis of fatty liver diseases

Near-infrared hyperspectral imaging technique can facilitate the diagnosis of fatty liver diseases

Auto-aggressive immune cells cause liver immune pathology in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Auto-aggressive immune cells cause liver immune pathology in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Most cancer patients with COVID-19 produce antibodies at a rate comparable to general population

Most cancer patients with COVID-19 produce antibodies at a rate comparable to general population

Disease-driving B cells play a role in the development of NAFLD

Disease-driving B cells play a role in the development of NAFLD

Microbiota modulation and re-establishment of eubiosis could help curb COVID-19 complications

Microbiota modulation and re-establishment of eubiosis could help curb COVID-19 complications

WHA’s president outlines plans to improve treatments for patients with hepatitis

WHA’s president outlines plans to improve treatments for patients with hepatitis

Simple blood test using nanoparticles could enable earlier detection of acute liver damage

Simple blood test using nanoparticles could enable earlier detection of acute liver damage