Bioprintable Heart Progress Reported [video]

Bioprintable Heart Progress Reported [video]

Patients needing heart transplants often wait more than six months. While on the waiting list, some patients visit transplant clinics every two to three months. Other patients are hospitalized during the waiting period so that they remain in satisfactory condition....
Implantable Kidney Replacement [video]

Implantable Kidney Replacement [video]

According a report from The National Kidney Foundation in 2012, it costs $87 billion a year to care for patients with kidney disease, not counting medication. With more than 100,000 kidney donors on the list for transplants, last year only about 17,000 patients...
Scientists Grow Replacement Limbs [video]

Scientists Grow Replacement Limbs [video]

  More than 1.5 million people in the U.S. have lost a limb. Amazing progress has been made in both passive and powered prosthetic devices, but they still are not the equivalent of the original body part. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have been...