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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: 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

Onset of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood tied to higher mortality

Onset of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood tied to higher mortality

Adult-onset inflammatory bowel disease tied to higher mortality

Adult-onset inflammatory bowel disease tied to higher mortality

Study finds link between herbicide and human liver disease

Study finds link between herbicide and human liver disease

New study on viability of donated livers and its correlation with donor demographics

New study on viability of donated livers and its correlation with donor demographics

Rare gene mutation may prevent heart disease, study reveals

Rare gene mutation may prevent heart disease, study reveals

SLU researchers reveal how to turn off neuropathic pain in a laboratory setting

SLU researchers reveal how to turn off neuropathic pain in a laboratory setting

Penn study reveals link between mitochondrial damage and osteoporosis

Penn study reveals link between mitochondrial damage and osteoporosis

New link found between NAFLD and rare pregnancy complication

New link found between NAFLD and rare pregnancy complication

Honey ‘as high in sugars as table sugar’

Honey ‘as high in sugars as table sugar’

SLU researcher wins NIH grant to identify risk factors for opioid-related depression

SLU researcher wins NIH grant to identify risk factors for opioid-related depression

Study finds identical alcohol relapse rates among liver transplant recipients regardless of sobriety period

Study finds identical alcohol relapse rates among liver transplant recipients regardless of sobriety period

Study provides new insights into regulatory T cells' role in protecting against autoimmune disease

Study provides new insights into regulatory T cells' role in protecting against autoimmune disease

Mediterranean diet protects against overeating and obesity

Mediterranean diet protects against overeating and obesity

Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’

Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’

Researchers identify risk factors for severe infection after knee replacement

Researchers identify risk factors for severe infection after knee replacement

Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer

Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer

Novel serum biomarkers to detect NAFLD-related fibrosis

Novel serum biomarkers to detect NAFLD-related fibrosis

Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Ohio researchers investigate racial disparity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Ohio researchers investigate racial disparity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease