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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.
Study suggests cirrhosis and liver disease nearly inevitable for people with hep C

Study suggests cirrhosis and liver disease nearly inevitable for people with hep C

Top doctors in UK fear for teens with change in alcohol laws

Top doctors in UK fear for teens with change in alcohol laws

Susceptibility to Hepatitis A in patients with chronic liver disease due to Hepatitis C virus infection: missed opportunities for vaccination

Susceptibility to Hepatitis A in patients with chronic liver disease due to Hepatitis C virus infection: missed opportunities for vaccination

Patients with primary biliary cirrhosis who are treated with methotrexate have an increased risk of death

Patients with primary biliary cirrhosis who are treated with methotrexate have an increased risk of death

Global prevalence of kidney failure among critically ill patients

Global prevalence of kidney failure among critically ill patients

Breakthrough in human stem cell research

Breakthrough in human stem cell research

Bacteria in the mouth could freshen up bad breath

Bacteria in the mouth could freshen up bad breath

Acetaminophen, when taken as directed, is safe for patients with liver disease

Acetaminophen, when taken as directed, is safe for patients with liver disease

Alendronate combined with calcium and vitamin D almost completely prevented further bone loss in the first 4 months afte liver transplant

Alendronate combined with calcium and vitamin D almost completely prevented further bone loss in the first 4 months afte liver transplant

Combination of ribavirin and interferon is more effective in treating hepatitis C than using interferon alone

Combination of ribavirin and interferon is more effective in treating hepatitis C than using interferon alone

A study analyzes the most important factors leading to death or liver transplant in drug-induced liver disease

A study analyzes the most important factors leading to death or liver transplant in drug-induced liver disease

Showering in manganese-contaminated water could have permanent effects on the nervous system

Showering in manganese-contaminated water could have permanent effects on the nervous system

New study shows showering in manganese contaminated water could permanently affect the nervous system

New study shows showering in manganese contaminated water could permanently affect the nervous system

New UK Guidance to be issued on Hepatitis C as 'silent epidemic'

New UK Guidance to be issued on Hepatitis C as 'silent epidemic'

Researchers discover how hepatic-C virus evades immune system in acute and chronic infections

Researchers discover how hepatic-C virus evades immune system in acute and chronic infections

Scientists produce for the first time an infectious form of the hepatitis C virus in laboratory cultures of human cells

Scientists produce for the first time an infectious form of the hepatitis C virus in laboratory cultures of human cells

Genetically engineered virus has shown promise as a treatment for patients with colorectal cancer

Genetically engineered virus has shown promise as a treatment for patients with colorectal cancer

Tobacco use persists after liver transplant for alcoholic liver disease

Tobacco use persists after liver transplant for alcoholic liver disease

First study to examine liver injury in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

First study to examine liver injury in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health