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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.
Disease-driving B cells play a role in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Disease-driving B cells play a role in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Using genetic engineering to grow synthetic livers

Using genetic engineering to grow synthetic livers

Research shows lipogenesis process is dysregulated in obesity, fatty liver disease

Research shows lipogenesis process is dysregulated in obesity, fatty liver disease

Dietary supplement helps to partially prevent fatty liver disease in rats

Dietary supplement helps to partially prevent fatty liver disease in rats

Reducing food intake can reduce risk of liver cancer caused by fatty liver

Reducing food intake can reduce risk of liver cancer caused by fatty liver

Study identifies genes and molecular pathways most sensitive to chemical exposures

Study identifies genes and molecular pathways most sensitive to chemical exposures

Ketogenic diets can prevent or reverse heart failure caused by metabolic process

Ketogenic diets can prevent or reverse heart failure caused by metabolic process

Researchers uncover a new cellular mechanism for disposing of misfolded proteins

Researchers uncover a new cellular mechanism for disposing of misfolded proteins

New strategy for capturing interactions among glycans and protein activators in live cells

New strategy for capturing interactions among glycans and protein activators in live cells

Researchers discover new protocol to detect lipid production in microalgae

Researchers discover new protocol to detect lipid production in microalgae

Maternal high sugar diet can impact developmental outcomes in infants

Maternal high sugar diet can impact developmental outcomes in infants

MIT engineers develop a method to turn off specific genes in bone marrow cells

MIT engineers develop a method to turn off specific genes in bone marrow cells

Excessive consumption of fructose may lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Excessive consumption of fructose may lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Study examines the impact of low-carb, high-fat diet in older people

Study examines the impact of low-carb, high-fat diet in older people

Study shows how high-protein diet protects against fatty liver

Study shows how high-protein diet protects against fatty liver

COVID-19 patients have higher incidence of abnormal liver tests

COVID-19 patients have higher incidence of abnormal liver tests

Genetic analysis helps determine causal relationships between diabetes, obesity and NAFLD

Genetic analysis helps determine causal relationships between diabetes, obesity and NAFLD

Study: High levels of iron in the blood can prevent age-related damage

Study: High levels of iron in the blood can prevent age-related damage

Study solves longstanding mysteries about frogs

Study solves longstanding mysteries about frogs

Using CAR T cells to target senescence-related diseases

Using CAR T cells to target senescence-related diseases