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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.
Geisinger Health System launches study on obesity and related liver problem

Geisinger Health System launches study on obesity and related liver problem

New drug therapy zaps hepatitis C in 12 weeks

New drug therapy zaps hepatitis C in 12 weeks

GlaxoSmithKline initiates study of PROMACTA in chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

GlaxoSmithKline initiates study of PROMACTA in chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

Hepatitis C virus can block other hepatitis C variants from infecting the same cell

Hepatitis C virus can block other hepatitis C variants from infecting the same cell

NAFLD fibrosis score helps predict advanced fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

NAFLD fibrosis score helps predict advanced fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Critical receptor in liver regeneration identified

Critical receptor in liver regeneration identified

New target for removing unwanted ammonia from the body

New target for removing unwanted ammonia from the body

Growing number of young people have fatty liver disease

Growing number of young people have fatty liver disease

Lactulose improves quality of life in patients with cirrhosis who have minimal hepatic encephalopathy

Lactulose improves quality of life in patients with cirrhosis who have minimal hepatic encephalopathy

The model for end-stage liver disease

The model for end-stage liver disease

Latest food scare in the U.S. hits Hollywood party scene

Latest food scare in the U.S. hits Hollywood party scene

Key protein - claudin-1-  for hepatitis C virus entry identified

Key protein - claudin-1- for hepatitis C virus entry identified

Body Shop founder Roddick reveals she has Hepatitis C

Body Shop founder Roddick reveals she has Hepatitis C

Weight loss supplement - conjugated linoleic acid - shows nasty side effects

Weight loss supplement - conjugated linoleic acid - shows nasty side effects

Hepatitis C virus replication in transfected and serum-infected cultured human fetal hepatocytes

Hepatitis C virus replication in transfected and serum-infected cultured human fetal hepatocytes

Stem cell research discovery could mean 'big things' for cancer

Stem cell research discovery could mean 'big things' for cancer

Heart transplant patients who receive a donor heart from a person with hepatitis C have a lower rate of survival

Heart transplant patients who receive a donor heart from a person with hepatitis C have a lower rate of survival

Flu jab not available in the UK for those most vulnerable

Flu jab not available in the UK for those most vulnerable

Eating mandarins reduces the risk of liver disease, hardened arteries and insulin resistance

Eating mandarins reduces the risk of liver disease, hardened arteries and insulin resistance

Pregnant women with fatty, high-caloric diets increase fetal risk for liver disease, obesity, diabetes

Pregnant women with fatty, high-caloric diets increase fetal risk for liver disease, obesity, diabetes