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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.
Clinical trial to evaluate experimental COVID-19 drug is underway at Montefiore and Einstein

Clinical trial to evaluate experimental COVID-19 drug is underway at Montefiore and Einstein

Patients with chronic liver disease need specific care during COVID-19

Patients with chronic liver disease need specific care during COVID-19

Study reveals how hormone leptin contributes to weight loss

Study reveals how hormone leptin contributes to weight loss

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

Neil Tween appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Owlstone Medical

Neil Tween appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Owlstone Medical

Factors causing childhood obesity differ for wealthier and poorer countries

Factors causing childhood obesity differ for wealthier and poorer countries

Overweight and obese people at higher risk of COVID-19

Overweight and obese people at higher risk of COVID-19

Research reveals rising rates of liver cancer

Research reveals rising rates of liver cancer

MAFLD: New terminology can help improve treatment for patients with fatty liver disease

MAFLD: New terminology can help improve treatment for patients with fatty liver disease

Obese children more prone to anxiety, depression and shortening of life

Obese children more prone to anxiety, depression and shortening of life

Low-dose aspirin linked to lower risk of hepatocellular carcinoma and liver-related mortality

Low-dose aspirin linked to lower risk of hepatocellular carcinoma and liver-related mortality

Immunosuppressive therapy does not increase risk of vulvar or vaginal cancer in women with IBD

Immunosuppressive therapy does not increase risk of vulvar or vaginal cancer in women with IBD

How effective is Gabapentin in alcohol use disorder?

How effective is Gabapentin in alcohol use disorder?

Liver fibrosis associated with one type of heart failure, regardless of HIV or hepatitis C status

Liver fibrosis associated with one type of heart failure, regardless of HIV or hepatitis C status

Type 2 diabetes mellitus responds to weight loss surgery

Type 2 diabetes mellitus responds to weight loss surgery

Yale discovery has implications for treatment of diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Yale discovery has implications for treatment of diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers detect a novel cause of acquired lipodystrophy

Researchers detect a novel cause of acquired lipodystrophy

Major investment can help improve technology aimed at turning bad fat to good fat

Major investment can help improve technology aimed at turning bad fat to good fat

Prolonged exposure to a pair of antioxidant proteins may fuel liver enlargement

Prolonged exposure to a pair of antioxidant proteins may fuel liver enlargement

UCLA study finds new way for tracking treatment of rare liver disease in children

UCLA study finds new way for tracking treatment of rare liver disease in children