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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.
6 months to live or die: How long should an alcoholic liver disease patient wait for a transplant?

6 months to live or die: How long should an alcoholic liver disease patient wait for a transplant?

Common oral diuretic pill may be a potential candidate for Alzheimer's treatment

Common oral diuretic pill may be a potential candidate for Alzheimer's treatment

Managing metabolic disease through time-restricted eating

Managing metabolic disease through time-restricted eating

New study to evaluate community-based approach to helping children manage asthma symptoms

New study to evaluate community-based approach to helping children manage asthma symptoms

Primary sclerosing cholangitis: Therapy with synthetic bile acid acts directly on the immune system

Primary sclerosing cholangitis: Therapy with synthetic bile acid acts directly on the immune system

Survey: Over half of chronic liver disease patients had procedures cancelled or delayed due to COVID-19

Survey: Over half of chronic liver disease patients had procedures cancelled or delayed due to COVID-19

Study finds long-term outcomes of weight loss surgery in children, adolescents with severe obesity

Study finds long-term outcomes of weight loss surgery in children, adolescents with severe obesity

Researchers provide structural insights into HCV receptor binding and entry

Researchers provide structural insights into HCV receptor binding and entry

Increasing physical activity, fitness may be superior to weight loss for reducing health risks

Increasing physical activity, fitness may be superior to weight loss for reducing health risks

Differences in DNA methylation could accurately predict progression of liver disease

Differences in DNA methylation could accurately predict progression of liver disease

Owlstone Medical appoints Mark Capone to board of directors

Owlstone Medical appoints Mark Capone to board of directors

Grants to promote COVID-19 vaccination among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Grants to promote COVID-19 vaccination among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives $5 million NIH grant for IDD research

Albert Einstein College of Medicine receives $5 million NIH grant for IDD research

Pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder is underutilized in Sweden, finds study

Pharmacotherapy for alcohol use disorder is underutilized in Sweden, finds study

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