Artificial Kidney Made With Real Cells (Video)

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Around 570,000 people suffer from chronic kidney failure in the US alone and there were only 16,812 kidneys available for transplant last year. The rest of the patients were on a waiting list, which is certainly a death sentence for many. But in the future, mechanical kidneys might save the lives of those who are anxiously waiting for a real organ.

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iPhone App Helps Doctors Diagnose Stroke

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With a few scrolls and clicks on an iPhone, doctors can now look at 3D brain images and diagnose a stroke. A study from the University of Calgary suggests that doctors using the app are 94 to 100 per cent accurate in diagnosing acute stroke, compared to a traditional medical diagnostic work station. ResolutionMD Mobile delivers advanced visualization of 2D and 3D, CT and MR images directly to a doctor’s cellphone.

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