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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.
Modified version of hormone kisspeptin can be used to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Modified version of hormone kisspeptin can be used to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Patient outcomes after influenza, RSV, or SARS-CoV-2 hospitalization

Patient outcomes after influenza, RSV, or SARS-CoV-2 hospitalization

New platform for studying how the immune system responds to hepatitis C

New platform for studying how the immune system responds to hepatitis C

Examining hypomagnesemia in critically ill patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Examining hypomagnesemia in critically ill patients with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Acute respiratory distress syndrome may increase death risk among young COVID-19 patients

Acute respiratory distress syndrome may increase death risk among young COVID-19 patients

Multi-mineral supplement could help reduce downstream consequences of fatty liver disease

Multi-mineral supplement could help reduce downstream consequences of fatty liver disease

New technology could replace conventional biopsies and histology with real-time imaging

New technology could replace conventional biopsies and histology with real-time imaging

Chaperone-mediated autophagy needed to protect against atherosclerosis

Chaperone-mediated autophagy needed to protect against atherosclerosis

Study: Liver disease negatively impacted by lifestyle changes during the pandemic

Study: Liver disease negatively impacted by lifestyle changes during the pandemic

Adverse health effects of micro- and nanoplastic particles in food

Adverse health effects of micro- and nanoplastic particles in food

New therapy makes immunologically 'cold' tumors hot enough for immune attack

New therapy makes immunologically 'cold' tumors hot enough for immune attack

Using CRISPR/Cas to develop biosafety materials

Using CRISPR/Cas to develop biosafety materials

Siemens Healthineers launches Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF) Test in the U.S.

Siemens Healthineers launches Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF) Test in the U.S.

SLU physician-scientist receives NIH funding for Short Bowel Syndrome research

SLU physician-scientist receives NIH funding for Short Bowel Syndrome research

Targeting regulation of subcellular architecture may hold opportunities to treat metabolic diseases

Targeting regulation of subcellular architecture may hold opportunities to treat metabolic diseases

NETosis in COVID-19 and MIS-C

NETosis in COVID-19 and MIS-C

New, highly promising strategy to overcome a key cause of cancer deaths

New, highly promising strategy to overcome a key cause of cancer deaths

High-fat diet combined with liquid fructose intake accelerates fat accumulation in the liver

High-fat diet combined with liquid fructose intake accelerates fat accumulation in the liver

Consuming wine with meals linked to lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Consuming wine with meals linked to lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Long or irregular menstrual cycles may be linked with increased risk of NAFLD

Long or irregular menstrual cycles may be linked with increased risk of NAFLD