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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.
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

FDA reinforces use of Sustiva in first-line HIV combination therapy

FDA reinforces use of Sustiva in first-line HIV combination therapy

Researchers have identified multiple changes in the gene-expression patterns of cells involved with tumor progression in liver cancer patients

Researchers have identified multiple changes in the gene-expression patterns of cells involved with tumor progression in liver cancer patients

Diabetes and heart disease may stem from fat you can't see

Diabetes and heart disease may stem from fat you can't see

Surprise finding could lead to hepatitis C vaccine

Surprise finding could lead to hepatitis C vaccine

Peginterferon and Ribavirin combination promising for those with HIV and HCV

Peginterferon and Ribavirin combination promising for those with HIV and HCV

British team and NASA plan to take stem cells into space

British team and NASA plan to take stem cells into space

Liver transplantation outcomes have significantly improved for patients with hepatitis B

Liver transplantation outcomes have significantly improved for patients with hepatitis B

Correlation between HCV viral load and severity of liver disease

Correlation between HCV viral load and severity of liver disease

Self-recovery from Hep C infection linked to genes that suppress action of killer immune cells

Self-recovery from Hep C infection linked to genes that suppress action of killer immune cells