THURSDAY, March 21, 2024 (HealthDay news) — For the first time ever, doctors have transplanted a genetically edited pig kidney into a human suffering from advanced kidney failure. Such pig kidneys, altered to lower the risk of rejection and disease, have been successfully placed into monkeys and brain-dead human donorContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss surgery may help patients struggling with obesity and kidney failure become eligible for a lifesaving transplant, researchers report. Obesity is a key reason why some kidney patients are turned down for a transplant. But weight-loss surgery “not only helps in reducing theContinue Reading