THURSDAY, Sept. 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) — For the first time ever, a solid humanized organ has been grown from scratch in an animal — a first step in a process that could potentially solve organ shortages and save countless lives. Chinese researchers grew partially human early-stage kidneys inside embryonicContinue Reading

THURSDAY, July 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Decades of “redlining” — discriminatory policies that led to disinvestment in minority communities within the United States — may be connected with current cases of kidney failure in Black adults. A new study from researchers at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH)Continue Reading

MONDAY, May 8, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Here’s one more reason to watch your weight: Obesity can increase your odds for serious complications after surgery. Compared with patients of normal weight, those who are obese are at greater risk for developing blood clots, infections and kidney failure after surgery, aContinue Reading