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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.
Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Study shows why fatty liver disease contributes to increase in liver cancer

Study shows why fatty liver disease contributes to increase in liver cancer

Researchers track cell family trees to discover their role in tissue scarring and liver disease

Researchers track cell family trees to discover their role in tissue scarring and liver disease

Overdose prevention should also focus on alcohol use, study suggests

Overdose prevention should also focus on alcohol use, study suggests

SOX9 broadly modifies the severity of Alagille syndrome liver disease in mice

SOX9 broadly modifies the severity of Alagille syndrome liver disease in mice

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents

Cell discovery could help fight against liver disease

Cell discovery could help fight against liver disease

RACP marks anniversary of NT alcohol laws with renewed push to roll out minimum pricing signals

RACP marks anniversary of NT alcohol laws with renewed push to roll out minimum pricing signals

Study explores how macrophage specialization gets disrupted by liver disease

Study explores how macrophage specialization gets disrupted by liver disease

Head and neck melanoma among pediatric and young adult populations up by 51%

Head and neck melanoma among pediatric and young adult populations up by 51%

High-fat diet with high fructose damages mitochondria in the liver, study shows

High-fat diet with high fructose damages mitochondria in the liver, study shows

Scientists solve mysterious case of auto brewery syndrome

Scientists solve mysterious case of auto brewery syndrome

Better methods needed to identify people at risk for liver disease

Better methods needed to identify people at risk for liver disease

Minimum unit pricing of alcohol leads to consumption decline in Scotland

Minimum unit pricing of alcohol leads to consumption decline in Scotland

Research: Protein complex represents a new metabolic target for liver cancer

Research: Protein complex represents a new metabolic target for liver cancer

Blue-green algae pose threat to patients with liver disease

Blue-green algae pose threat to patients with liver disease

New protein could offer a fresh target for cancer treatment

New protein could offer a fresh target for cancer treatment

Toxic algae may be more harmful for people with pre-existing liver disease

Toxic algae may be more harmful for people with pre-existing liver disease

UT Southwestern researchers identify novel mechanism that regulates fat formation

UT Southwestern researchers identify novel mechanism that regulates fat formation

Researchers discover link between alcohol-producing gut bacteria and NAFLD

Researchers discover link between alcohol-producing gut bacteria and NAFLD