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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.
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

Vitamin E can safely treat fatty liver disease in patients with HIV

Vitamin E can safely treat fatty liver disease in patients with HIV

New set of recommendations for managing liver failure in the ICU

New set of recommendations for managing liver failure in the ICU

Combination of green tea extract and exercise mitigates fatty liver disease in mice

Combination of green tea extract and exercise mitigates fatty liver disease in mice

Study shows link between fast food intake and weight gain in preschoolers

Study shows link between fast food intake and weight gain in preschoolers

Study finds inadequate testing for Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C

Study finds inadequate testing for Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C

BU study highlights the need for more state-level alcohol control laws

BU study highlights the need for more state-level alcohol control laws

Minigenes produced by CRISPR combat liver disease in mice

Minigenes produced by CRISPR combat liver disease in mice

New test allows earlier identification of children at risk for cystic fibrosis liver disease

New test allows earlier identification of children at risk for cystic fibrosis liver disease