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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.
Scientists develop new way to detect and switch off ticking time bomb of liver disease

Scientists develop new way to detect and switch off ticking time bomb of liver disease

AASLD Foundation awards $3.42 million for liver disease research and advanced hepatology training

AASLD Foundation awards $3.42 million for liver disease research and advanced hepatology training

Veterans with PTSD twice as likely to die from suicide, accidental injury, and viral hepatitis

Veterans with PTSD twice as likely to die from suicide, accidental injury, and viral hepatitis

New findings offer pathway for fight against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New findings offer pathway for fight against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Study uncovers impact of both low and high iron counts

Study uncovers impact of both low and high iron counts

Researchers identify genes linked with survival in children with biliary atresia

Researchers identify genes linked with survival in children with biliary atresia

Researchers identify genetic mutation that causes fatal response to HAV infection

Researchers identify genetic mutation that causes fatal response to HAV infection

Elimination of vertical transmission of HCV from mothers to babies

Elimination of vertical transmission of HCV from mothers to babies

Genetic study on liver iron content may pave way for better treatment

Genetic study on liver iron content may pave way for better treatment

Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

Bariatric surgery patients at higher risk of death from substance use problems

Bariatric surgery patients at higher risk of death from substance use problems

NIH awards $23 million grant to study the diseases affecting people with HIV

NIH awards $23 million grant to study the diseases affecting people with HIV

Scientists highlight advances and uses of organoids in gastroenterology and hepatology

Scientists highlight advances and uses of organoids in gastroenterology and hepatology

Newly discovered mechanism of enzyme links circadian clock and fat metabolism

Newly discovered mechanism of enzyme links circadian clock and fat metabolism

Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

Deactivating specific protein with drugs reverses inflammation, scarring of liver in NASH patients

Groundbreaking research collaboration shedding light on major diseases wins $12.5 million NIH grant

Groundbreaking research collaboration shedding light on major diseases wins $12.5 million NIH grant

Scientists examine hormonal links between diet and obesity

Scientists examine hormonal links between diet and obesity

Researchers map bone-marrow microenvironment to shed new light on leukemia

Researchers map bone-marrow microenvironment to shed new light on leukemia

Walking and muscle-strengthening activities associated with reduced risk of cirrhosis-related death

Walking and muscle-strengthening activities associated with reduced risk of cirrhosis-related death

Study: People with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of deadly liver disease

Study: People with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of deadly liver disease