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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.
Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

Natural language processing helps evaluate electronic messages from ESLD patients

Natural language processing helps evaluate electronic messages from ESLD patients

Affordable Care Act reduced rate of uninsured patients with head and neck cancers

Affordable Care Act reduced rate of uninsured patients with head and neck cancers

Deaths from liver cancer increased 3-fold over 20 years in England

Deaths from liver cancer increased 3-fold over 20 years in England

Doctors report first death from fecal microbiota transplant

Doctors report first death from fecal microbiota transplant

Proton radiation therapy can help treat patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Proton radiation therapy can help treat patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

New contrast agent improves MRI diagnosis of early liver fibrosis

New contrast agent improves MRI diagnosis of early liver fibrosis

Studies support use of proton radiation therapy to treat patients with fatal type of liver cancer

Studies support use of proton radiation therapy to treat patients with fatal type of liver cancer

MRI contrast agent enables early detection of liver disease

MRI contrast agent enables early detection of liver disease

Cleveland Clinic successfully performs first laparoscopic living donor liver transplantation

Cleveland Clinic successfully performs first laparoscopic living donor liver transplantation

ACG 2019 to review latest scientific advances in diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases

ACG 2019 to review latest scientific advances in diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases

IU researcher receives NIH grant to perform clinical trial on cirrhosis

IU researcher receives NIH grant to perform clinical trial on cirrhosis

First effective noninvasive method for diagnosing early-stage liver diseases

First effective noninvasive method for diagnosing early-stage liver diseases

Pharma sells states on ‘Netflix model’ to wipe out hep C. But at what price?

Pharma sells states on ‘Netflix model’ to wipe out hep C. But at what price?

SLU research halts toxic protein linked to muscular dystrophy in animal models

SLU research halts toxic protein linked to muscular dystrophy in animal models

Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Half the drugs in use damage gut bacteria, says new study

Study shows why fatty liver disease contributes to increase in liver cancer

Study shows why fatty liver disease contributes to increase in liver cancer

Researchers track cell family trees to discover their role in tissue scarring and liver disease

Researchers track cell family trees to discover their role in tissue scarring and liver disease