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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.
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

Prevention of primary variceal bleeding

Prevention of primary variceal bleeding

FGFR4 gene plays a complex role in obesity, fatty liver and diabetes

FGFR4 gene plays a complex role in obesity, fatty liver and diabetes

Researchers turn mouse into factory for human liver cells

Researchers turn mouse into factory for human liver cells

New test to detect early stage liver cancer

New test to detect early stage liver cancer

Predicting outcomes before and after liver transplants

Predicting outcomes before and after liver transplants

Insulin Resistance Syndrome could be key to preventing cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's

Insulin Resistance Syndrome could be key to preventing cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's

Ibuprofen improves cognitive function in rats induced with chronic liver failure

Ibuprofen improves cognitive function in rats induced with chronic liver failure

Takeda responds to FDA recommendation on Actos

Takeda responds to FDA recommendation on Actos

New understanding of Sly Syndrome

New understanding of Sly Syndrome

Itchy and scratchy gene discovered

Itchy and scratchy gene discovered

Flesh-eating bacteria on Texas beach leaves man fighting for his life

Flesh-eating bacteria on Texas beach leaves man fighting for his life

Insulin resistance in skeletal muscle can be countered through exercise

Insulin resistance in skeletal muscle can be countered through exercise

Researchers measure effect of hepatitis B on patients' quality of life

Researchers measure effect of hepatitis B on patients' quality of life

Why males show a higher rate of inflammation than females in the same diseases

Why males show a higher rate of inflammation than females in the same diseases

Rimonabant may prevent and treat obesity-related liver disease

Rimonabant may prevent and treat obesity-related liver disease

Cardiac surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis

Cardiac surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis

Booze sending 100 Brits a day to hospital

Booze sending 100 Brits a day to hospital

Canadians warned about tainted and fake toothpaste

Canadians warned about tainted and fake toothpaste

Emotional state plays a significant role in recovery from hip surgery

Emotional state plays a significant role in recovery from hip surgery