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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.
Identifying signs and symptoms of sepsis can reduce the number of fatal cases

Identifying signs and symptoms of sepsis can reduce the number of fatal cases

Gene coding error likely responsible for rare form of inherited 'short telomere' disease

Gene coding error likely responsible for rare form of inherited 'short telomere' disease

Exposure to 9/11 WTC dust associated with increased risk of heart disease in NYC firefighters

Exposure to 9/11 WTC dust associated with increased risk of heart disease in NYC firefighters

Red wine could benefit gut bacteria finds study

Red wine could benefit gut bacteria finds study

'Lab on a chip' technology may help find new treatments for NAFLD

'Lab on a chip' technology may help find new treatments for NAFLD

Researchers discover how fatty liver disease develops in lean people

Researchers discover how fatty liver disease develops in lean people

Antibiotic use linked to increased odds of developing rheumatoid arthritis

Antibiotic use linked to increased odds of developing rheumatoid arthritis

Enzyme induced by stress associated with liver cancer growth

Enzyme induced by stress associated with liver cancer growth

Meaningful PTSD symptom improvement linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Meaningful PTSD symptom improvement linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

SLU researchers receive $2.1 million to find non-addictive pain medications

SLU researchers receive $2.1 million to find non-addictive pain medications

Binge drinking may cause more damage to women than men

Binge drinking may cause more damage to women than men

Liver dysfunction provokes cerebral molecular disturbances in two weeks

Liver dysfunction provokes cerebral molecular disturbances in two weeks

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

Study explores if fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients

Researchers awarded $1.8 million NIH grant to study chronic liver inflammation

Researchers awarded $1.8 million NIH grant to study chronic liver inflammation

HistoIndex, ILBS launch Center of Excellence to enhance NASH diagnostics and clinical trials

HistoIndex, ILBS launch Center of Excellence to enhance NASH diagnostics and clinical trials

Pitt researchers first to grow genetically modified miniature human livers in the lab

Pitt researchers first to grow genetically modified miniature human livers in the lab

Rutgers expert discusses how to stay safe as 'flesh-eating bacteria' move into new waters

Rutgers expert discusses how to stay safe as 'flesh-eating bacteria' move into new waters

Trial shows nor-urso as an effective treatment option for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Trial shows nor-urso as an effective treatment option for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Discovery of new liver cell could make liver transplants redundant

Discovery of new liver cell could make liver transplants redundant