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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.
New hormone discovery has implications for liver diseases

New hormone discovery has implications for liver diseases

Potential biomarker that could be used to predict who might develop hepatic fibrosis

Potential biomarker that could be used to predict who might develop hepatic fibrosis

Study shows that high-fat diets correlate to a chronic inflammatory state in the liver,

Study shows that high-fat diets correlate to a chronic inflammatory state in the liver,

New Stat1 and interferon findings

New Stat1 and interferon findings

Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in children

Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in children

Combining radiation, chemotherapy and liver transplantation increases survival in bile duct cancer patients

Combining radiation, chemotherapy and liver transplantation increases survival in bile duct cancer patients

Diabetics with fatty livers could benefit from diet rich in soy protein

Diabetics with fatty livers could benefit from diet rich in soy protein

Diet rich in soy protein may alleviate fatty liver

Diet rich in soy protein may alleviate fatty liver

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