Artificial Kidney Could Replace Dialysis

Researchers at the University of California in San Francisco have created an implantable, artificial kidney that works like a pacemaker and doesn't cause the body to reject it. Over half a million people in the United States alone require dialysis multiple times a week, so this could help many who struggle with kidney failure. So far it's been tested successfully in pigs, and next is testing it in humans. 

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