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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.
New online tool to predict mortality risk for patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure

New online tool to predict mortality risk for patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure

Study reveals Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and immune response in clinically vulnerable individuals

Study reveals Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and immune response in clinically vulnerable individuals

Researchers explore the fate of dietary fructose in the body

Researchers explore the fate of dietary fructose in the body

ACTG announces positive data for monoclonal antibody combination therapy from the ACTIV-2 study

ACTG announces positive data for monoclonal antibody combination therapy from the ACTIV-2 study

New $14.5 million NIH grant to support research on HIV treatment and care in Central Africa

New $14.5 million NIH grant to support research on HIV treatment and care in Central Africa

Electronic health systems helped increase HBV screenings during COVID-19 pandemic

Electronic health systems helped increase HBV screenings during COVID-19 pandemic

Study finds significant increase in opioid-associated cardiac arrests

Study finds significant increase in opioid-associated cardiac arrests

UT Health San Antonio professors urge uplifting US Latinos from obscurity to the forefront of health care

UT Health San Antonio professors urge uplifting US Latinos from obscurity to the forefront of health care

Age and sex affect the outcomes of time-restricted eating

Age and sex affect the outcomes of time-restricted eating

Children’s Hospital Colorado helps prove safety and efficacy of CF treatment in younger pediatric patients

Children’s Hospital Colorado helps prove safety and efficacy of CF treatment in younger pediatric patients

Clinical discussions on diet-associated NAFLD and COVID-19 mortality risk among PPI users

Clinical discussions on diet-associated NAFLD and COVID-19 mortality risk among PPI users

Study finds novel approach to attenuate mitochondrial dysfunction that drives diet-induced obesity

Study finds novel approach to attenuate mitochondrial dysfunction that drives diet-induced obesity

Study aims to ascertain body mass index cutoffs for type 2 diabetes in Xinjiang population

Study aims to ascertain body mass index cutoffs for type 2 diabetes in Xinjiang population

Research: Only 26% of areas in the UK have an effective pathway in place for early liver disease detection

Research: Only 26% of areas in the UK have an effective pathway in place for early liver disease detection

Analysis: Keto diets place pregnant women and kidney disease patients at risk of adverse health effects

Analysis: Keto diets place pregnant women and kidney disease patients at risk of adverse health effects

Two new proteins identified as therapeutic targets for preventing NAFLD and associated liver cancer

Two new proteins identified as therapeutic targets for preventing NAFLD and associated liver cancer

3D imaging reveals degeneration of liver sympathetic nerves in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

3D imaging reveals degeneration of liver sympathetic nerves in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

'Good cholesterol' protects the liver from inflammation and injury, study shows

'Good cholesterol' protects the liver from inflammation and injury, study shows

Children of obese mothers at increased risk of fatty liver disease

Children of obese mothers at increased risk of fatty liver disease