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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.
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

Colchicine delays development of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis virus-related liver cirrhosis

Colchicine delays development of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis virus-related liver cirrhosis

Racial differences in hepatitis C viral responses

Racial differences in hepatitis C viral responses

Why does prolonged IV feeding damage the liver?

Why does prolonged IV feeding damage the liver?

Coffee may help prevent cirrhosis of the liver

Coffee may help prevent cirrhosis of the liver

Impact of obesity on treatment of chronic hepatitis C

Impact of obesity on treatment of chronic hepatitis C

Fatigue is a major problem after liver transplantation

Fatigue is a major problem after liver transplantation

Largest U.S. hepatitis C trial yields treatment insights

Largest U.S. hepatitis C trial yields treatment insights

New study may advance treatments to prevent type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome

New study may advance treatments to prevent type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome

Hepatitis B virus prevalent among Asians in NY

Hepatitis B virus prevalent among Asians in NY

15% of Asians living in New York City are chronically infected with hepatitis B virus

15% of Asians living in New York City are chronically infected with hepatitis B virus

The ratio of phosphatidylcholine to phosphatidylethanolamine influences membrane integrity and steatohepatitis

The ratio of phosphatidylcholine to phosphatidylethanolamine influences membrane integrity and steatohepatitis

Stem cell 'fusion' occurs in tumors

Stem cell 'fusion' occurs in tumors

Elevated serum alanine aminotransferase activity and calculated risk of coronary heart disease in the U.S.

Elevated serum alanine aminotransferase activity and calculated risk of coronary heart disease in the U.S.

Outcome of patients with hepatitis B and HIV infections referred for liver transplantation

Outcome of patients with hepatitis B and HIV infections referred for liver transplantation

Chemotherapy regimen predicts steatohepatitis and an increase in 90-day mortality after surgery for hepatic colorectal metastases

Chemotherapy regimen predicts steatohepatitis and an increase in 90-day mortality after surgery for hepatic colorectal metastases

Brits get serious about drinking and depression

Brits get serious about drinking and depression

Europe slow to implement infant pneumococcal vaccine programmes

Europe slow to implement infant pneumococcal vaccine programmes

New approach to treating hepatitis C virus

New approach to treating hepatitis C virus

Trends over a decade of pediatric liver transplantation in the U.S.

Trends over a decade of pediatric liver transplantation in the U.S.