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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.
High-fat diet makes mice susceptible to liver injury

High-fat diet makes mice susceptible to liver injury

Saint Louis University scientists identify chemical that triggers Parkinson's disease

Saint Louis University scientists identify chemical that triggers Parkinson's disease

DIY liver test tells you how damage has been done

DIY liver test tells you how damage has been done

Early autism detection

Early autism detection

Attenuation of NASH by stimulation of free fatty acid metabolism

Attenuation of NASH by stimulation of free fatty acid metabolism

Diffusion-weighted MRI predicts liver fibrosis

Diffusion-weighted MRI predicts liver fibrosis

NIH and India partner to develop low-cost health-care technologies

NIH and India partner to develop low-cost health-care technologies

Over 2 decades experiences shows that ultrasound-guided liver biopsy is the procedure of choice

Over 2 decades experiences shows that ultrasound-guided liver biopsy is the procedure of choice

Middle class, middle-aged Brits drinking too much booze

Middle class, middle-aged Brits drinking too much booze

Discovery of protein that plays a key role in the recycling of iron from blood

Discovery of protein that plays a key role in the recycling of iron from blood

Discovery of genetic roadblock could lead to novel treatments for type 2 diabetes

Discovery of genetic roadblock could lead to novel treatments for type 2 diabetes

Noninvasive tests for cirrhosis may help to avoid liver biopsy

Noninvasive tests for cirrhosis may help to avoid liver biopsy

Rapamycin and Gleevec reverses effects of portal hypertension in rats

Rapamycin and Gleevec reverses effects of portal hypertension in rats

Majority of Europeans with hepatitis C remain undiagnosed

Majority of Europeans with hepatitis C remain undiagnosed

High GI diet's make fatty liver epidemic a very real threat

High GI diet's make fatty liver epidemic a very real threat

Diets rich in rapidly-digested carbohydrates may cause fatty liver

Diets rich in rapidly-digested carbohydrates may cause fatty liver

ACTOS associated with reduced risk of heart attack and stroke in patients with type 2 diabetes

ACTOS associated with reduced risk of heart attack and stroke in patients with type 2 diabetes

Organ transplantation  for HIV-positive patients

Organ transplantation for HIV-positive patients

New understanding of tropical disease schistosomiasis

New understanding of tropical disease schistosomiasis

First-degree relatives of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis more likely to have biomarkers of the disease

First-degree relatives of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis more likely to have biomarkers of the disease