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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.
Virginia Tech researcher develops new ‘fat burning’ molecule with potential to treat obesity

Virginia Tech researcher develops new ‘fat burning’ molecule with potential to treat obesity

MUSC receives $16.5 million NIH funding to open two new digestive disease research centers

MUSC receives $16.5 million NIH funding to open two new digestive disease research centers

Study shows women are less susceptible to cirrhosis-related deaths

Study shows women are less susceptible to cirrhosis-related deaths

Newly identified mechanism regulates activity of nitric oxide-producing enzyme

Newly identified mechanism regulates activity of nitric oxide-producing enzyme

New insights into how parenteral oil emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies

New insights into how parenteral oil emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies

Cases of alcohol-related liver disease will rise dramatically in coming years, shows study

Cases of alcohol-related liver disease will rise dramatically in coming years, shows study

Study shows Sofosbuvir alleviates COVID-19-related neurological symptoms

Study shows Sofosbuvir alleviates COVID-19-related neurological symptoms

Study reveals how a fat cell's immune response worsens obesity

Study reveals how a fat cell's immune response worsens obesity

No specific COVID-19-linked lesions found despite extensive organ injury

No specific COVID-19-linked lesions found despite extensive organ injury

Researchers identify risk factors for fatty liver disease

Researchers identify risk factors for fatty liver disease

Promising researchers to receive funding through AGA Research Foundation Awards Program

Promising researchers to receive funding through AGA Research Foundation Awards Program

A key player in hepatitis A virus infection discovered

A key player in hepatitis A virus infection discovered

Montefiore and Einstein evaluate a new drug combination to fight COVID-19

Montefiore and Einstein evaluate a new drug combination to fight COVID-19

Researchers find a 'skinny' gene

Researchers find a 'skinny' gene

Study reveals mechanism involved in the development of diabetes, fatty liver

Study reveals mechanism involved in the development of diabetes, fatty liver

Environmental chemicals linked to changes in the gut microbiome and health

Environmental chemicals linked to changes in the gut microbiome and health

Study focuses on COVID-19 patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases

Study focuses on COVID-19 patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases

Diagnosis and treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Diagnosis and treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

MGH researchers identify potential molecular targets for ALD drug development

MGH researchers identify potential molecular targets for ALD drug development

DZD researchers discover additional genetic cause for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

DZD researchers discover additional genetic cause for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease