Skip to comments.Researchers grow functional kidneys from stem cells that work in live animals
Posted on 09/24/2015 2:17:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Japanese researchers have successfully grown kidneys from stem cells that worked as they were supposed to after being transplanted into rats and pigs.
With all the parts, grown, the kidney was placed inside a rat, then the pathway was added, followed by the bladder theyd grownthe new bladder was then connected to the rats native bladder. After sewing up the rat, they found the whole system worked. The team then repeated what they had done with a much larger animal, one much closer in size to humansa pigand found the same results. The paper was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
This research brings us one step closer to growing a fully functioning replacement kidneys for human patients who suffer from kidney failure. Statistics show that over 1 million patients die annually from untreated kidney failure. Creating customized kidneys from stem cells could solve the problem of shortage of donors and save millions of lives.
What was the source of these stem cells?
(Not fetal tissue, I hope...)
That’s pretty exciting.
I’m hoping I’m you enough to hold out for the the time when I can just go into the shop for a partial to total rebuild, whatever is required.
They don’t say.
Another site says they were embryonic. If so it’s the first success I can think of using embryonic stem cells, that is if the kidneys don’t go all cancerous within a few weeks. Time will tell.
Weird. I had the link in there when I posted it...
I’ll bet they’re ADULT stemcells. Embryonic stemcells do not work. The abortion ghouls could make a lot more money if they did work, but I think The Creator overruled.
All the real breakthroughs have been with adult stemcells. That is one reason why GWB fought the proliferation of embryonic stemcell lines. It wasn’t necessary. Of course, the ghouls won out. Judgment Day is coming!
"A new kidney...the doctor gave me a pill and I grew a new kidney."
If they can do it now for a pig so can they do it now for a human. They will likely keep it from humans for as long as they can because “they” want people dead. There is so much knowledge out there as far as cures and helps for sick people that is briefly released and then you don’t hear about it any more. In the mean time the people you care about suffer and die in droves with dark ages medicine compared to what could be.
I would not be surprised if when the anti Christ comes on the scene he will pull out a bunch of these cures and take all of the credit for them and that will help him become worshiped by the masses.
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