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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.
Hundreds of new proteins that could play a role in cystic fibrosis discovered

Hundreds of new proteins that could play a role in cystic fibrosis discovered

New class of compounds can improve multiple aspects of metabolic syndrome, mice study shows

New class of compounds can improve multiple aspects of metabolic syndrome, mice study shows

Liver cirrhosis has higher hospitalization and in-hospital mortality rates in Germany

Liver cirrhosis has higher hospitalization and in-hospital mortality rates in Germany

Study provides new understanding of caffeine's protective effects on the cardiovascular system

Study provides new understanding of caffeine's protective effects on the cardiovascular system

Study finds 50% increase in hospitalizations for alcoholic hepatitis in early months of the pandemic

Study finds 50% increase in hospitalizations for alcoholic hepatitis in early months of the pandemic

Maternal metabolic syndrome can switch on imprinted gene associated with NAFLD in offspring

Maternal metabolic syndrome can switch on imprinted gene associated with NAFLD in offspring

Desipramine and L-cycloserine together reduce ceramide levels in the retina and enhance vision

Desipramine and L-cycloserine together reduce ceramide levels in the retina and enhance vision

UofL professor wins $6.7 million grant to investigate how metals cause lung cancer

UofL professor wins $6.7 million grant to investigate how metals cause lung cancer

Study highlights the risk of kidney disease and obesity in people with type 1 diabetes

Study highlights the risk of kidney disease and obesity in people with type 1 diabetes

Study finds poorer outcomes after ICU discharge in patients with alcohol-associated cirrhosis

Study finds poorer outcomes after ICU discharge in patients with alcohol-associated cirrhosis

Eligible adults urged to take part in world-first COVID-19 study of antivirals

Eligible adults urged to take part in world-first COVID-19 study of antivirals

CENTOGENE teams up with Insilico Medicine to improve therapeutic targets for Niemann-Pick disease type C

CENTOGENE teams up with Insilico Medicine to improve therapeutic targets for Niemann-Pick disease type C

Investigational cancer drug mimics the metabolic and therapeutic effects of fasting, mice study shows

Investigational cancer drug mimics the metabolic and therapeutic effects of fasting, mice study shows

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

Study explores COVID-19 diagnosis and outcomes in HIV patients

Study explores COVID-19 diagnosis and outcomes in HIV patients

Meta-analysis confirms complete failure of hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment

Meta-analysis confirms complete failure of hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

New approach with mRNA preparation reprograms T cells to attack heart fibroblasts

New approach with mRNA preparation reprograms T cells to attack heart fibroblasts

LIVE-AIR trial demonstrates efficacy of Lenzilumab for treatment of COVID patients with decreased oxygen saturation

LIVE-AIR trial demonstrates efficacy of Lenzilumab for treatment of COVID patients with decreased oxygen saturation