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Montreal teen invents $500 dialysis machine for home use

Montreal - While volunteering at her local hospital, Anya Pogharian, 17, found out how difficult it is for many patients to go to the hospital when they need help, something she especially noticed of kidney dialysis patients coming in three days per week.

Op-Ed: Big breakthrough- Artificial rat kidney grown for first time

Sydney - Organ transplants may have just smashed their way out of some major restrictions. A new methodology for reconstructing and growing working organs is now in play. The complex process of transplantation may be changed forever by the new approach.

Dialysis breakthrough likely, kidney tissue grown from stem cells

A group of Japanese scientific researchers have made potential groundbreaking progress for those dependent on dialysis by growing human kidney tissue from stem cells.

Op-Ed: 'Sorry, Mr. Undocumented Alien! No green card, no kidney.'

Oakland - Don't you hate it when illegal immigrants sneak into our country just so they can get our precious, precious internal organs?

Illegal Aliens from Mexico tax kidney dialysis treatment in Vegas

With the health care scare going on nation wide, it is a real issue in Las Vegas with illegal immigrants from Mexico lining up in the UMC emergency room for free kidney dialysis at tax payer expense and outrage.
 

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Invented by high school student Anya Pogharian  17  this kidney dialysis machine can be used at home...
Invented by high school student Anya Pogharian, 17, this kidney dialysis machine can be used at home and is much cheaper than the standard dialysis machines used in hospitals.
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A cat scan of diseased polycystic kidneys.Patients with this condition eventually need dialysis.
A cat scan of diseased polycystic kidneys.Patients with this condition eventually need dialysis.
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