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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.
New startup aims to prevent reperfusion-related organ damage after liver transplant

New startup aims to prevent reperfusion-related organ damage after liver transplant

Clinical trial demonstrates safety and effectiveness of oral drug to treat NASH

Clinical trial demonstrates safety and effectiveness of oral drug to treat NASH

Chronic disease prevention could help curb the opioid epidemic

Chronic disease prevention could help curb the opioid epidemic

Early diagnosis and treatment of chronic inflammation may reduce illness, save lives

Early diagnosis and treatment of chronic inflammation may reduce illness, save lives

Georgia State professor selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Georgia State professor selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Researchers create 3D liver model for improved diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers create 3D liver model for improved diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Updated website reflects major developments in identification, management of chronic hepatitis C

Updated website reflects major developments in identification, management of chronic hepatitis C

Leaky gut and space flight – the mechanism revealed

Leaky gut and space flight – the mechanism revealed

Life expectancy in the United States steadily decreasing

Life expectancy in the United States steadily decreasing

New wearable sensor for non-invasive gout detection

New wearable sensor for non-invasive gout detection

Space travel can affect intestinal function of astronauts

Space travel can affect intestinal function of astronauts

Study shows how drinking patterns reprogram circadian metabolism in the liver

Study shows how drinking patterns reprogram circadian metabolism in the liver

One surgery to tackle two life threatening diseases

One surgery to tackle two life threatening diseases

Breakthrough therapy could improve health and survival in people with cystic fibrosis

Breakthrough therapy could improve health and survival in people with cystic fibrosis

Applying a Proteomics-based Approach to the Clinic

Applying a Proteomics-based Approach to the Clinic

Ammonia levels do not guide clinical management of hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients

Ammonia levels do not guide clinical management of hepatic encephalopathy in cirrhotic patients

Good fitness linked to longer life without dementia

Good fitness linked to longer life without dementia

Study shows potential of phage therapy to treat alcoholic liver disease

Study shows potential of phage therapy to treat alcoholic liver disease

Researchers use phage therapy to successfully treat alcoholic liver disease

Researchers use phage therapy to successfully treat alcoholic liver disease

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain