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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.
Eleventh Edition of the Report on Carcinogens

Eleventh Edition of the Report on Carcinogens

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

Severity of liver disease not a reliable indicator of quality of life

Severity of liver disease not a reliable indicator of quality of life

Role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Sildenafil restores cognitive function in rats after liver failure

Sildenafil restores cognitive function in rats after liver failure

Major partnership with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for Narhex Life Sciences

Major partnership with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for Narhex Life Sciences

Push for mandatory health warnings on all alcohol products

Push for mandatory health warnings on all alcohol products

Researchers discover clues to cirrhosis

Researchers discover clues to cirrhosis

A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

Peripheral neuropathy in a patient with alcoholic cirrhosis is reversible

Peripheral neuropathy in a patient with alcoholic cirrhosis is reversible

T cells activated in the gut during inflammatory bowel disease can be re-routed to the liver and cause chronic liver disease

T cells activated in the gut during inflammatory bowel disease can be re-routed to the liver and cause chronic liver disease

White Paper aims to reduce the number of people who smoke

White Paper aims to reduce the number of people who smoke

Caspase levels associated with liver injury

Caspase levels associated with liver injury

British Medical Association calls on Health Secretary to deliver tough action to protect the nation's health

British Medical Association calls on Health Secretary to deliver tough action to protect the nation's health

Program triples hepatitis B vaccination rates in targeted regions of rural China

Program triples hepatitis B vaccination rates in targeted regions of rural China

New approaches for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C

New approaches for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Teva Pharmaceuticals granted final approval for Ribavirin capsules

Teva Pharmaceuticals granted final approval for Ribavirin capsules

Research to halt the progress of chronic liver disease

Research to halt the progress of chronic liver disease

Severe hepatitis C recurrence is more common in transplants from living donors

Severe hepatitis C recurrence is more common in transplants from living donors