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Implantable Artificial Kidney Could Enter Human Trials By 2017

A team of university scientists has developed the world’s first artificial kidney technology to be implanted in the body. Their bio-hybrid approach uses living kidney cells in tandem with a series of specialized microchips powered by the human heart to filter waste from the blood stream. The National Kidney Foundation estimates that over 100,000 patients …

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US scientists design an artificial kidney with Nano filters that could replace dialysis

The artificial kidney, about to enter its testing phase in humans, will combine electronic and organic elements, and will be similar in size to organs whose function it will assume. This will be a huge improvement for the lives of those who need to connect several times a week to an external hemodialysis device because …

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Vaginal mesh implants, Problems, Class action

Vaginal mesh implants: Class action against Johnson and Johnson begins in Federal Court Sophie Scott, Alison Branley A class action involving more than 700 women has begun, with legal representatives for the women claiming the pharmaceutical giant did not investigate proper clinical trials on the possible complications of the mesh. ABC News Jul 04, 2017

World´s first implantable artificial kidney

World’s First Implantable Artificial Kidney Could Enter Human Trials By 2017 Suzanne Hodsden A team of university scientists has developed the world’s first artificial kidney technology to be implanted in the body. Their bio-hybrid approach uses living kidney cells in tandem with a series of specialized microchips powered by the human heart to filter waste …

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