New Techniques Drastically Prolongs Life of Donor Lungs

New Cross-Circulation Technique Drastically Prolongs Life of Donor Lungs

By Mohammad Saleh
Originally published in medGadget 3/10/17

Lung transplants remain the only hope for patients suffering from end-stage lung disease. Transplants are often preceded by an extensive period on a waiting list because of a donor shortage, a reality Continue reading New Techniques Drastically Prolongs Life of Donor Lungs

OWN IT: Did Science Find an Answer to the Lack of Organ Donors?

As it turns out the future is now. From National Geographic:

In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a Continue reading OWN IT: Did Science Find an Answer to the Lack of Organ Donors?