The limited removal of metabolic waste products in dialyzed kidney patients leads to high morbidity and mortality. A bioartificial kidney could replace the need for dialysis or transplantation in the … Continue Reading Researchers develop functional living membrane in massive leap towards a bioartificial kidney.
The heart is arguably the hardest working muscle in the human body and without its incessant, regular beating the body’s organs would be starved of life-giving nutrients. Yet how the … Continue Reading Researchers identify precision medicine for the development of healthy heart muscle.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique that allows ultrasound to penetrate bone or metal, using customized structures that offset the distortion usually caused by so-called ‘aberrating … Continue Reading New technique enables ultrasound to penetrate bone, metal.
A Mount Sinai-led research team has discovered a new kind of stem cell that can become either a liver cell or a cell that lines liver blood vessels. The existence … Continue Reading Researchers discover new type of stem cell.